DICOM Viewer

Make sure you choose the correct software version by selecting the Brainlab logo in the bottom corner of the corresponding software

Software Overview

General Information

DICOM Viewer can be used to, e.g.:

  • View medical images and Brainlab treatment plans
  • Compare image sets from multiple studies
  • Perform windowing and measurement functions

Opening DICOM Viewer

Local installation: open DICOM Viewer through Content Manager, which enables you to access patient files and use Brainlab software.

Web browser: open DICOM Viewer through the Application Platform, which enables you to access patient files and use Brainlab software.

Using the Patient Selection software, select the patient and desired data for viewing.

Refer to the Software User Guide for Content Manager, Application Platform, and Patient Selection for more information.

Screen Layout

The screen layout displays data side-by-side, allowing the user to compare data.



No.

Area

Explanation

Main menu

Menu of available functions.

Selected view

The file name and icons are highlighted on the selected view.

Main Buttons

Press the relevant button to enable the function.

Button

Function



Returns you to your start page. All changes (e.g., selected image set, windowing, trajectories, point measurements, cropped boxes, 3D thresholds) are automatically made available for other applications.



Opens menu for hiding/showing data.



Patient name and ID: Select to return to patient selection to make changes to the selected patient or data.



View: Image viewing options.



Measure: Image measurement options (angles, distances, etc.) and annotations.



3D Options: Create 3D visualizations, crop image and select a region of interest.



Comparison: show comparison of Brainlab objects when present in the image set.


Done: Proceed and save changes.



Back: Prompts you to save changes before returning to the previous screen.



  • Select Save to make data available for other applications.

  • Select Discard to discard data.

  • Select Cancel to remain on the DICOM Viewer page.

Article No. 60915-71EN

Date of publication: 2017-08-24