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Introduction and Acknowledgements
This work is part of the National Alliance for Medical Image Computing (NA-MIC), funded by the National Institutes of Health through the NIH Roadmap for Medical Research, Grant U54 EB005149. Information on NA-MIC can be obtained from the NA-MIC website.
Author: Isaiah Norton, Goldby Lab
Author: Demian Wassermann, SPL
Contributor1: Steve Pieper, Isomics Inc.
Contributor2: Alex YarmarKovich, Isomics Inc.
Contact: Demian Wassermann,
Surgical Planning Laboratory
Allows the user to manipulate several different characteristics of the traced white matter tracts. Examples are: change of color; display of the fractional anisotropy along the tract; display of the tracts as tubes or lines; interactive selection of the tracts; and cropping.
Most frequently used for these scenarios:
- Use Case 1: Change the scalar quantity displayed along the tract, like Fractional Anisotropy or Color By Orientation
- Use Case 2: Display the tracts as lines or tubes
- Use Case 3: Interactive selection or cropping of a certain bundle.
Links to tutorials that use this module
Panels and their use
- Line: Display the tracts as lines
- Tube: Display the tracts as tubes
- Slice Intersection: Show the tracts in the 2D view
- Glyph: Display glyphs representing the diffusion tensors along the tracts
- Percentage of Fibers Shown: Select how many of the total tracts in the bundle are shown. Useful for performance.
- Fiber Bundle Selection: Perform interactive selection and cropping of the tracts
- ROI for Fiber Selection: Select a ROI to use as an interactor with the tracts
- Disable/Positive/Negative ROI: Set the selection mode to Select everything; Select the tracts traversing the ROI; Select the tracts not traversing the ROI
- Create Bundle From ROI: Create a new fiber bundle which contains only the selected ones
- Update Bundle From ROI: Update the current fiber bundle leaving only the selected ones
- Advance Display: For the lines, tubes and glyphs
- Visibility: Toggle the visibility of the bundle
- Opacity: Change the transparency level of the bundle
- Color By: Change the way the bundle is colored; either by a tensor-derived property or by a group id
- Solid Color: Color the bundle of a single solid color
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