[Insight-users] Can't read Philips dicom data

C. A. Cois cacois.itk at gmail.com
Thu Sep 18 19:34:10 EDT 2008


       Preliminary tests using just a GDCMImageIO and an
ImageFileReader seem to have worked perfectly.  Thanks for the help!

     - Aaron

On Wed, Sep 17, 2008 at 3:39 AM, Mathieu Malaterre
<mathieu.malaterre at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 17, 2008 at 1:09 AM, C. A. Cois <cacois.itk at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I've been working with some Philips dicom data, and having
>> some difficulties.  I had been corresponding with the list a few years back
>> about similar problems, and thought you guys may be able to help.  The
>> basic situation is this:
>> I have a data disc with a dicom directory containing IM_###, PS_###,
>> and XX_### files, where ### are integers. The pack-in philips reader
>> can read and display the series, but ITK readers are unable to.  Below
>> is the output from DicomSeriesReadImageWrite2.  In essence, it can
>> read the series headers, but associates only one file with each
>> series, and therefore fails.  I have verified this situation by
>> removing files from the directory while using the pack-in philips
>> reader to read all available series.  I can read a given 3D data set
>> with only two files, one IM_### file and one PS_### file. However, ITK
>> readers can not work with just these two files. I've heard rumblings
>> about a new philips one file dicom format..could this be it?  Anyone
>> have any ideas?
>> -------------
>> The directory:
>> C:\Consulting
>> Contains the following DICOM Series:
>> Now reading series:
>> Data
>> itk::ExceptionObject (00F7FC1C)
>> Location: "void __thiscall itk::ImageSeriesReader<class
>> itk::Image<short,3> >::GenerateOutputInformation(void)"
>> File: c:\source\insighttoolkit-3.2.0\code\io\itkImageSeriesReader.txx
>> Line: 196
>> Description: itk::ERROR: ImageSeriesReader(01411930): At least two
>> filenames are required.
> I would need to see the code. But if what I said in my previous email
> to Todd is correct:
> http://www.itk.org/pipermail/insight-users/2008-September/027295.html
> It simply means that the GDCMSeriesFilenames does not work for 4D
> data. Please send the code snipet you used.
> 2cts
> --
> Mathieu

Constantine Aaron Cois, Ph.D.

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