Embedding 3D radiology models in portable document format.
- Author(s): Phelps, Andrew
- Naeger, David M
- Marcovici, Peter
- et al.
Published Web Locationhttps://doi.org/10.2214/ajr.12.8716
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.