DICOM RT Tools

Displaying radiotherapy information

The RT Tool appears on the right panel when a CT exam (when linked with DICOM STRUCT, PLAN and DOSE) is displayed. Since Weasis v4.1.0 a specific configuration in config.properties is no longer required.

How to display structure and iso-dose

In order to display the structures in overlay on the image, apply the following points (see in the image below):

  1. Optional When selected, it allows you to force the DVH calculations. Otherwise, it is calculated only if some information is not available in the DICOM files.
  2. Click on “Load RT” button to load DICOM STRUCT, PLAN and DOSE associated the CT images. Once loaded, the button becomes inactive.
  3. Optional Select a structure if there is more than one.
  4. Optional Select a plan if there is more than one.

DICOM STRUCT DICOM STRUCT

For displaying the iso-doses, apply the following points (see in the image below):

  1. Select the Isodoses tab
  2. Check the Isodoses root node which is not activated by default
  3. Optional Adjust the graphic opacity

DICOM DOSE DICOM DOSE

Tip

The “Structures” and “Isodoses” root node can be used to show or hide all graphics while the child nodes can be used independently for showing specific items.

How to display DVH

  • Select one or several structures. Note: the Structures root node must be selected.
  • Click on the button “Display DVH chart
  • Right-click on the chart to print or save as a PNG image or vector files such as SVG or EPS.

DICOM DVH DICOM DVH