3D Bone Removal

3D Bone Removal step by step

How to Use syngo 3D Bone Removal Computed Tomography The syngo 3D Bone Removal function provides a set of algorithms that you can use for CT datasets. With this function you can create an edited version of the volume by masking out bones. After you have identified structures in the volume as bone, you can choose different approaches to visualize or hide the bones in the dataset. 1. Open the Patient Browser by selecting Patient > Browser from the upper left hand corner menu. 2. Select Local Database, which will display all of the patient examinations currently available on the system. 3. Find the desired patient and single-click on the patient name, highlighting it in blue. 4. Single-click on the desired study series (preferably a series of thinly-sliced images with overlap). Single click the series to highlight it in blue. 5. Load the series into the 3D application by selecting Applications > 3D > MPR from the upper left hand corner menu. 6. Select the Bone Removal icon on the Settings palette. Setti .... Tools 3D Bone Removal SIEMENS Healthineers Job Aid | How to Use syngo 3D Bone Removal Effective Date: 8/15/2016 | Quality HOOD05162002131528 7. The 3D Bone Removal dialog box guides you through the masking process in three easy steps:  Step 1: Select Region:  Click the icon that corresponds to the body part scanned: o Body - body (thorax, abdomen, pelvis, extremities) o Head - head and neck CTAs o Fracture - Used to separate two opposing joints for evaluation of fractures 3D: Bone Removal X Step 1: Select Region Once you select the body region, the soft- ware will automatically begin the segmentation. Advanced >> Step 2: Refine Step 3: Finish Close Help  Step 2: Refine: Once the segmentation is complete, the Step 2 dialogue box opens. Here you can refine  the bone mask 3D: Bone Removal X 3D: Bone Removal X Step 1: Select Region Step 1: Select Region Step 2: Refine Step 2: Refine Set marker Advanced >> Advanced >> Step 3: Finish Step 3: Finish Close Help Close Help  To use, click on the Set Marker icon. By setting markers in the images you are able to: o remove bone fragments that are not removed in the automatic segmentation o redisplay vessels, plaques and stents which were removed by the automatic segmentation Siemens Healthineers Services Page 2 of 5 Job Aid | How to Use syngo 3D Bone Removal Effective Date: 8/15/2016 | Quality HOOD05162002131528  Click on the desired anatomy to include or exclude it $11-Oct-1971, M, 36Y Emotion 16 (2007) 18-Mar-2008 CT 2007E 18-Mar-20 Step 1: Select Region 10:28:16.22 10:28:16.2 9 IMA O 9 IMA 0 Step 2: Refine MPR MPR Spin-90 t 0 Click on cortical bone Advanced >> SL 0.75 80 SL 0.75 Step 3: Finish  You may use the undo/redo buttons to go back or forward steps  Continue this process until the desired anatomy has been selected  Step 3: Finish  In the Step 3: Finish tab card you can control the visualization of the segmented volume and save the results and the bone mask 3D: Bone Removal X Step 1: Select Region Step 2: Refine Step 3: Finish Display mode Opacity: 5% The Display Mode offers four display options:  o Bone - the bone mask is inverted. The bone is shown and any non-bone tissue is hidden o Highlight - Displays the Bone Region in color inside the VRT Transparent o Non Bone - The bone mask is used to remove the bone from the volume that is displayed o Both - the bone mask is NOT used; the whole volume is displayed as it was loaded The Opacity slide bar allows you to set the opacity of the segmented anatomy when  viewing in the composite mode Siemens Healthineers Services Page 3 of 5 Job Aid | How to Use syngo 3D Bone Removal Effective Date: 8/15/2016 | Quality HOOD05162002131528  Use the Save icon to save your work in the current state  Close the Bone Removal tool when done 8. The resulting data set can be displayed as a VRT or a volume MIP. You can then create radial ranges or other images for transfer and archival to PACS or external media. 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