How do I view DICOM images in Animana?

DICOM stands for Digital Imaging and Communication in Medicine, and are commonly found when making digital x-rays, and are stored in a .dcm filetype. DICOM images can be linked to the patient files in Animana. This article will explain how you can view these images in Animana.

Step-by-step instructions

  1. Go to the patient file.
  2. DICOM images are visible in the patient file as shown below:

  3. Click the thumbnail.
  4. An overview will be shown with all the images for this patient.
  5. Click on the image to see it in full detail:

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How can I view the original DICOM image?

The image can be viewed in two ways:

Viewing the image when it’s linked to the patient

  1. Go to the patient file.
  2. Click on the DICOM image you want to view.
  3. Click on the arrow under the image:
  4. The image will now be downloaded to your default download folder.
  5. This image can be viewed through an application such as the MicroDicom viewer.

Viewing the image when it is not linked to the patient

  1. Go to > Digital Xray
  2. Click on the arrow under the image you want to view:
  3. The image will now be downloaded to your default download folder.
  4. This image can be viewed through an application such as the MicroDicom viewer.

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