[slicer-users] Processing 2D Tiff CT images...

Isaiah Norton isaiah.norton at gmail.com
Thu Mar 10 11:01:22 EST 2011


Hi Mitch,
Try saving your data in nrrd format. In the "Save" window, change the format
to nrrd - but, if you have multiple series, make sure each volume has a
different name so that they aren't overwritten. nrrd should be very reliable
for re-opening scenes.
HTH,
-Isaiah

On Thu, Mar 10, 2011 at 10:55 AM, mitchcud <mitchcud at hotmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Just wondering if I'm anyone can tell me where I'm going wrong here. I'm
> new
> to image processing etc., so go easy on me!
>
> I'm trying to reconstruct a prosthetic tooth (made of ceramic) from CT
> slices, in order to ultimately create a 3D FE model. Now I've worked
> through
> some good tutorials (eg.
> http://openpaleo.blogspot.com/2008/12/3d-slicer-tutorial.html) but I seem
> to
> be stumbling somewhere along the way.
>
> I'm loading TIFF files, which may be a problem but I'm not sure. I can add
> the files via the Add Volume option, and I can play around with
> Thresholding
> etc. but when I try and load the scene again to create the 3D surface model
> Slicer tells me that I'm working with empty datasets.
>
> Any ideas would be greatly appreciated!
>
> Thanks
>
> Mitch
>
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