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FLC: Composing Ortho Images

FLC: Composing Ortho Images
 

FLC: Composing Ortho Images XPRF 1. Open the desired Patient in the “Examination” tab, for the Ortho Examination and select the appropriate Organ Program (i.e. OW for upright, OT for table). 2. Set the system up for the exam and acquire the images, following the onscreen instructions. o Measure and enter the TOD for the anatomy of Interest on each patient and position (AP, PA, and Lateral). o TOD measuring for Spine Exams should be at the level of T7, and mid-knee for Leg Exams. 3. Once all images are acquired, the system will automatically open the Ortho Images within the Postprocessing tab to “Compose” the Images. o There are two images that will display, the “Detail Image” (Larger image in the middle of the screen) and the “Overview Image” (the smaller full view of the composed anatomy). 4. In rare cases where transition areas have not been optimally reconstructed by the system, or when the patient moves, adjustments can be made manually. To ensure optimal reconstruction, evaluate each image overlap and make adjustments if needed. 5. To do this turn off the “Blend/Cut” mode with in the “Compose” subtask card. The image can also be “Zoomed” via the “Process” subtask card to have better visualization. amination Fiscest Compose Postpro Pullich Sepoite Burss SIEMENS siemens.com/healthineers Healthineers . Job Aid | Composing Ortho Images Effective Date: 07/21/2018 | Quality HOOD05162002924236 6. Next, adjust the box in the “overview” image to the center of the 2 overlapping images. The “orientation mark” will change on the “Detail” image from (-) to (#). o The very first image cannot be adjusted. o The “Position Number” also indicates the image that is being adjusted. Crimp the amination Buisseooudisod 7. The images can be adjusted “side to side” or “up and down” via the arrows. Keep in mind the magnitude or number of pixels the image is adjusted is controlled by the step size (7 Pixels equals about a millimeter). Detail Overview Image Image amination Orientation Mark Fuiton Slepote Bussenoudisod wncon Siemens Healthineers Services Page 2 of 4 Job Aid | Composing Ortho Images Effective Date: 07/21/2018 | Quality HOOD05162002924236 8. If it is necessary to adjust the “cut line” in order to more accurately adjust the image this can be done via the “up and down” arrows with a line through them. amination Fulton Step der Bussesoucisod 9. Repeat steps 6-8 to make any additional adjustments if needed. 10. When the image is adjusted as desired, turn the “Blend/Cut” mode back ON and the “Zoom” icon OFF, if engaged. 11. To save the composed Image select the “Save Image” Icon. Image Tools 12. Open the “Documentation” tab, and send both the composed and unstitched image series to PACS. $1 N RAD Siemens Healthineers Services Page 3 of 4 Please note that the learning material is for training purposes only! For the proper use of the software or hardware, please always use the Operator Manual or Instructions for Use (hereinafter collectively “Operator Manual”) issued by Siemens Healthineers. This material is to be used as training material only and shall by no means substitute the Operator Manual. Any material used in this training will not be updated on a regular basis and does not necessarily reflect the latest version of the software and hardware available at the time of the training. The Operator's Manual shall be used as your main reference, in particular for relevant safety information like warnings and cautions. Note: Some functions shown in this material are optional and might not be part of your system. Certain products, product related claims or functionalities (hereinafter collectively “Functionality”) may not (yet) be commercially available in your country. Due to regulatory requirements, the future availability of said Functionalities in any specific country is not guaranteed. Please contact your local Siemens Healthineers sales representative for the most current information. The reproduction, transmission or distribution of this training or its contents is not permitted without express written authority. Offenders will be liable for damages. All names and data of patients, parameters and configuration dependent designations are fictional and examples only. All rights, including rights created by patent grant or registration of a utility model or design, are reserved. Copyright © Siemens Healthcare GmbH ………………………………………………………… Siemens Healthineers Headquarters Siemens Healthcare GmbH Henkestr. 127 91052 Erlangen, Germany Telephone: +49 9131 84-0 siemens.com/healthineers Published by Siemens Healthcare GmbH © Siemens Healthcare GmbH, 2017