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Revision as of 17:53, 28 April 2014

Home < Documentation < Nightly < Extensions < OpenCAD

For the stable Slicer documentation, visit the 4.10 page.


Introduction and Acknowledgements

This work is supported by NA-MIC, NCIGT, and the Slicer Community.
Author: Vivek Narayan, Jayender Jagadeesan
Contact: Jayender Jagadeesan <email> jayender@bwh.harvard.edu</email>


This project is supported by P41 RR019703/RR/NCRR NIH HHS/United States, P01 CA067165/CA/NCI NIH HHS/United States and P41 EB015898/EB/NIBIB NIH HHS/United States

Extension Description

  • The SegmentCAD modules is designed to segment tumors from DCE-MRI datasets which include pre-contrast image and post-contrast images at different time points. OpenCAD uses blackbox methods to calculate the wash-in and wash-out slopes from the time-intensity curves. The segmentation output is a Label Map with red, yellow, and blue colors respectively identifying washout (Type III), plateau (Type II), and persistent (Type I) voxels.
  • The HeterogeneityCAD module is under development and will apply metrics to analyze the heterogeneity of tumor images and their parameter maps.



Data sets

Quick Instructions for Use

  • SegmentCAD
    • Select the pre-contrast volume
    • Select the first post-contrast volume
    • Select the second post-contrast volume
    • Select the third post-contrast volume
    • Select the fourth post-contrast volume
    • Create or select a label map volume node to represent the output of the segmentation
    • Click "Apply OpenCAD Segmentation"

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Information for Developers

Source code: https://github.com/vnarayan13/Slicer-OpenCAD