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.
The following steps are used to create a population average from a set of input specimen based on 3D volumetric data. In the example below,
3D anatomic landmark points placed on three input specimen guide the process to create a population average.