Category: DICOM

What is a Population Average?

A population average merges together several individual specimens to form a consensus of the group being studied. A population average is useful for computing and understanding what “normal” means for a specific group. For example, what is the normal 3D shape of crania, mandible, condyle, femoral head, tibial plateau, etc.

The DCM file extension is used for DICOM which stands for Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine. This is the common file format used to store medical imaging data when a patient undergoes a CT, MRI, PET, UltraSound, and many other types of medical scans.

Converting DICOM to NIFTI with Checkpoint is a short and simple process.  Load a DICOM volume, then go to the “Export” tab.  Under the volume section, select the NIFTI file format from the list provided in “Export format”.  The “Using these units” attaches new units (i.e.

While DICOM (Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine) provides a necessary format for handling device connectivity, it could be improved by addressing the following concerns.

DICOM (Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine) provides a necessary format for handling device connectivity. Most importantly, it provides a means for:

DICOM stands for Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine. DICOM was created as a means for sharing patient data between various devices within a hospital environment. A common format is necessary to facilitate communication between devices produced by different manufacturers.