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9. Viewing Data

The data set opens in the 2D view mode.

To select a view mode

  1. Tap the Menu tool.
    Menu tool
  2. Select View Modes from the menu.
  3. Select the desired view mo de. (2D, 3D or MIP/MPR)

9.1 GSPS

Some data sets may contain GSPS information. GSPS is displayed by default.

To toggle GSPS display

  1. Select GSPS from the menu.
  2. Select GSPS ON or GSPS OFF.

9.2 2D View Mode

2D View Mode
Illustration 1-11: 2D View Mode

*Superior, Inferior, Anterior, Posterior, Left, Right

9.2.1 Layouts (iPad Only)

On iPad, you can view the data set in single or split view layouts.

Split View Layout (Landscape Orientation)
Illustration 1-12: Split View Layout (Landscape Orientation)

To choose a layout

  1. Select Layouts from the menu.
  2. Select the desired layout.

If you selected split view layout, the currently loaded series will appear in a view position and you will need to assign another series to the empty view position.

Working with Split View Layouts

To assign a series to a view position

  1. Tap to select a series from the exam contents.
  2. Tap the view position selector to choose the view position. The series will appear in the selected view position.

Note: You can always load and assign new series to view positions of your choice by selecting them from the exam list.

Assigning View Positions
Illustration 1-13: Assigning View Positions

9.3 The Measurement Calipers

The measurement calipers are visible in the 2D and MIP/MPR views. The calipers are a series of marks indicating millimeters or centimeters, depending on the current zoom factor of the image. The spac ing of the calipers will adapt to the zoom factor of the image so that measurements are always accurate.

9.4 Cine Mode

Cine mode automatically scrolls through the slices once all are loaded with the current window/level and zoom settings.

To enter cine mode

  • Select Cine from the menu.

The Cine Interface
Illustration 1-14: The Cine Interface

To begin scrolling

  • Tap the Forward or Backward button. (You may begin scrolling even while the data set is being buffered.)

To pause scrolling

  • Tap the Pause button.

To adjust scrolling speed

  • Adjust the Target Framerate slider.

To exit cine mode

  • Tap Done.

Note: Pan, zoom, window and level control is disabled in cine mode.

9.5 MIP/MPR View Mode

MIP/MPR View Mode
Illustration 1-15: MIP/MPR View Mode

To change thickness

  1. When in MIP/MPR view mode, select Thickness from the menu.
  2. Select the desired thickness.

To change orthogonal view

  • Swipe left or right in the main view.

9.6 3D View Mode

3D View Mode
Illustration 1-16: 3D View Mode

9.7 Presets

To select a preset

  1. Select Presets from the menu.
  2. Select the desired preset.

9.8 Using the Lens Tool (iPad only)

You can use the lens tool to magnify a select portion of the volume in the 3D view mode while keeping the entire volume in the main view. A magnified view is displayed in the upper-right corner.

The lens tool is made up of a lens and a magnified view. The magnified view shows a close-up of the area covered by the lens.

Lens Tool Enabled
Illustration 1-17: Lens Tool Enabled

To enable the Lens Tool

  • Select Lens from the menu.

Note: The lens tool is only available in 3D views.

To move the lens over the volume

  • Drag the lens.

To adjust the magnification of the lens view

  • Pinch or spread two fingers on the magnified view.

9.9 Image Quality

Depending on the quality of your network connection, you can adjust the image quality to fine tune performance. Your adjustments are saved on your device and will be used in the future.

The interactive quality slider adjusts the image quality during interaction with the volume and reduces the amount of network bandwidth used. The final quality slider adjusts the quality of the image after interaction.

Note: User-selected quality settings may result in information loss from the original imagery. For diagnostic reading, the final quality settings should be set to 100. Diagnostic interpretation should not be formed from the interactive images but only from the static, final-quality resulting image.

To adjust image quality

  1. Select JPEG Quality from the menu.
  2. Adjust the quality sliders.
  3. Tap anywhere in the main layout to hide the quality sliders.

The Quality Sliders
Illustration 1-18: The Quality Sliders

9.10 Interacting with the Views

The following tables describe the touchscreen interactions for manipulating the views.

9.10.1 2D View Mode

Functionality touchscreen Interaction
Slice Scrolling Drag up/down
Fine Slice Scrolling Tap near the top or bottom of the view
Window/Level Tap, drag
Panning Drag with two fingers
Zooming Pinch
Reset Shake

9.10.2 MIP/MPR View Mode

Functionality touchscreen Interaction
Slice Scrolling Drag up/down
Fine Slice Scrolling Tap near the top or bottom of the view
Change Orthogonal View Swipe left/right
Window/Level Tap, drag
Panning Drag with two fingers
Zooming Pinch
Reset Shake

9.10.3 3D View Mode

Functionality touchscreen Interaction
Rotation Drag
Window/Level Tap, drag
Panning Drag with two fingers
Zooming Pinch
Reset Shake