Documentation/Nightly/Extensions/PorousScaffoldsExtension

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Introduction and Acknowledgements

Extension: Porous Scaffolds

Acknowledgements:

This project is partially supported by Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No.51005156 and 81171429).


Get this extension: Code Resource

Author: Fenghe Tang, Xiaojun Chen (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)
Contact1: Xiaojun Chen,
Contact2: Fenghe Tang,

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Module Description

Porous Scaffolds is a Slicer Loadable module to generate pourous scaffold model based on the shape of a chosen model(.stl format).

Use Cases

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original model
scaffold of cube-shaped pores
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scaffold of tetrahedron-shaped pores

Tutorials

  • Panels:
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Module UI
  • 1. MRMLViewTree: To hide/display/delete/rename a model node.
  • 2. "Select a Model" combo box: Select a model to generate a porous scaffold.
  • 3. "Select pores shape" combo box: Select the shape of pores. "Cube" and "Tetrahedron" are available.
  • 4. "Pores size" slider: Drag to adjust the pore size.
  • 5. "OK" button: Start generating the porous scaffold model.
    • It will create a NEW model instead of modifying the original one.
  • 6. "Cancel" button: Cancel your operation.
  • 7. Processing bar.


  • Before you use this module, please copy the folder "pores" in this module source to your Slicer.exe root path.
  • If you try to use a model too complcated or too large in this module, it may cause crash of Slicer. It is an existing problem.

References

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Information for Developers

For technical questions or problems, please use contacts in the introduction.