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Embedding 3D radiology models in portable document format

  • Author(s): Phelps, A
  • Naeger, DM
  • Marcovici, P
  • et al.

OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this article is to discuss how to convert cross-sectional images into a 3D model and embed them in a Portable Document Format (PDF) file. Four programs are used: OsiriX, MeshLab, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat. Step-by-step instructions are provided. CONCLUSION. Embedding 3D radiology models into PDF files is a powerful tool that may be used for clinical, educational, and research purposes. © American Roentgen Ray Society.

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