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DICOM images in opencv

asked 2015-01-01 09:28:09 -0500

Aly Osama gravatar image

i want to read and view dicom images in opencv to perform medical imaging operations , how can i do that ? Thanks

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answered 2015-01-01 16:21:42 -0500

OpenCV does not support DICOM images so that you will have to find a suitable libary (like http://dicom.offis.de/dcmtk.php.en ) and convert the loaded image to a cv::Mat.

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Do you know the reason , why they didn't implement its reader , its an essential format for medical images .

Aly Osama gravatar imageAly Osama ( 2015-01-01 22:48:53 -0500 )edit

I guess the demand is not high enough. But OpenCV is Open Source so if you implement a reader, you could try to get into a future version.

FooBar gravatar imageFooBar ( 2015-01-02 11:30:10 -0500 )edit

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