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

DICOM Viewer must be opened through Content Manager, 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 and Patient Selection for more information.

Screen Layout

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




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.




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.

Software User Guide

Opens menu for hiding/showing data.

Data Menu

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

Opening DICOM Viewer

View: Image viewing options.

Viewing Data

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


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

3D Options

Done: Proceed and save changes.

Back: Prompts you to save changes before returning to 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. 60915-40EN

Date of publication: 2016-04-17