gdcmviewer - .TH "gdcmviewer" 1 "Sun Aug 8 2010" "Version 2.0.15"
gdcmviewer - .SH "SYNOPSIS"
gdcmviewer [options] file-in
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 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
5.4, but only with VTK 5.2 (or above) can only play with the widgets
(as described below).
file-in DICOM input filename
print this help text and exit
print version information and exit
verbose mode (warning+error).
warning mode, print warning information
error mode, print error information
debug mode, print debug information
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.
$ gdcmviewer -V 012345.002.050.dcm
gdcmviewer will try to read your file, and the print the vtk
information associated with this file. Basically what kind of image you
are looking at.
o ScalarType is the DICOM Real World Value type
o Dimensions is the dimension of the image
o Spacing is the spacing of the image
o NumberOfScalarComponents should be 1 for grayscale & PALETTE COLOR
and 3 for RGB, YBR data.
The wiki page, will color pictures can be found at:
Copyright (c) 2006-2010 Mathieu Malaterre