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Author: Junichi Tokuda (BWH) and Atsushi Yamada (SUMS)<br>
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Contributors: Shigeyuki Naka (SUMS), Tohru Tani (SUMS)<br>
 
Contributors: Shigeyuki Naka (SUMS), Tohru Tani (SUMS)<br>
 
Contact: Junichi Tokuda, <email>tokuda@bwh.harvard.edu</email>, Atsushi Yamada, <email>ayamada@belle.shiga-med.ac.jp</email><br>  
 
Contact: Junichi Tokuda, <email>tokuda@bwh.harvard.edu</email>, Atsushi Yamada, <email>ayamada@belle.shiga-med.ac.jp</email><br>  

Revision as of 18:47, 15 January 2015

Home < Documentation < Nightly < Modules < IGTWizard

For the stable Slicer documentation, visit the 4.10 page.

Introduction and Acknowledgements

This work is supported by NA-MIC, NCIGT, Slicer Community, Surgical Panning Lab in the Department of Radiology at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) and Biomedical Innovation Center at Shiga University of Medical Science (SUMS) in Japan.

Authors: Junichi Tokuda (BWH) and Atsushi Yamada (SUMS)
Contributors: Shigeyuki Naka (SUMS), Tohru Tani (SUMS)
Contact: Junichi Tokuda, <email>tokuda@bwh.harvard.edu</email>, Atsushi Yamada, <email>ayamada@belle.shiga-med.ac.jp</email>
License: Slicer License

Shiga University of Medical Science in Japan  
NA-MIC  
NCIGT  

Module Description

IgtWizardGUISample3.png

The idea behind this module is to rapidly prototype a module for a specific clinical workflow. Since Slicer 2.x there have been several efforts to create modules that provides all functionalities required for a given clinical application with an integrated GUI. The issue of such approach is that there are many duplicated codes among the modules; the developers have to copy the entire module and modify just a few parts of it even if the new clinical applications share the large part of workflow with the existing modules.

Instead of implementing all features in a module, this module only binds the existing modules that are required for given clinical applications, and allows the users to go through those modules by simply clicking the navigation buttons. This module can create the navigation buttons, save the button format as a XML format file and reuse the button format by loading it.

Use Cases

The IGTWizard module is an effective tool to use existing modules and extensions without complicated mouse operations for given clinical applications. The module can create the wizard panel that has buttons to jump to the modules you listed, as well as "back" and "next" button to switch to the previous/next module in the clinical workflow.

Tutorials

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Panels and their use

IgtWizardGUIPanel1a.png
  • Setup panel
    • Item List:
      • "Load" button can read the button format you created before.
      • "Save" button can save the button format you created.
    • Operation:
      • "+" button adds an item column in Item List.
      • "-" button removes an item column in Item List.
    • Wizard Panel:
      • "Apply" button reflects the Wizard Title and the Item List you created to the wizard panel.
      • "Reset" button resets the wizard panel.
IgtWizardGUIPanel2.png
  • Title panel
    • Wizard Title:
      • You can edit the title for the wizard panel.
IgtWizardGUIPanel3.png
  • Item List
    • You can select existing modules and extensions for the wizard panel.
IgtWizardGUIPanel4.png
  • Wizard Panel
    • The wizard panel has the "Title" and "Item List" you applied.


Similar Modules

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References

[1] Abdominal Navigation Module in 2013 Winter Project Week
[2] Github source code repository (https://github.com/tokjun/IGTWizard)

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