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gdcmviewer - Simple DICOM viewer.

GDCMVIEWER(1) DICOM Manipulation. GDCMVIEWER(1)

NAME

gdcmviewer - Simple DICOM viewer.

SYNOPSIS

gdcmviewer [options] file-in

DESCRIPTION

The gdcmviewer is a simple tool that show how to use vtkGDCMImageReader. The class that use gdcm to make a layer to VTK. gdcmviewer is basically only just a wrapper around VTK/GDCM.
This tool is meant for testing integration of GDCM in VTK. You should see it as a demo tool. It does compile with VTK ranging from 4.2 to 5.10, but only with VTK 5.2 (or above) can play with the widgets (as described below).

PARAMETERS

file-in   DICOM input filename

OPTIONS

specific options

     --force-rescale    force rescale (advanced users)
     --force-spacing    force spacing (advanced users)
  -r --recursive        Recusively descend directory

general options

  -h   --help
         print this help text and exit
-v --version print version information and exit
-V --verbose verbose mode (warning+error).
-W --warning warning mode, print warning information
-E --error error mode, print error information
-D --debug debug mode, print debug information

TYPICAL USAGE

SIMPLE USAGE

For now gdcmviewer should be started from a command line prompt. The next argument should be the name of the DICOM file you wish to read. For instance:
$ gdcmviewer -V 012345.002.050.dcm
gdcmviewer will try to read your file, and then print the vtk information associated with this file. Basically what kind of image you are looking at.
•ScalarType is the DICOM Real World Value type
 
•Dimensions is the dimension of the image
 
•Spacing is the spacing of the image
 
•NumberOfScalarComponents should be 1 for grayscale & PALETTE COLOR and 3 for RGB, YBR data.
 
The wiki page, with color pictures can be found at: http://gdcm.sourceforge.net/wiki/index.php/Gdcmviewer

SEE ALSO

gdcmdump(1), gdcm2vtk(1)

AUTHOR

Mathieu Malaterre
Main developer
Copyright © 2006, 2011 Mathieu Malaterre
 
10/04/2017 GDCM 2.8.3