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SPL Abdominal Atlas

Surgical Planning Laboratory, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.
Publication Date:
SPL 2012 Nov;
Appears in Collections:
SPL, Download Data, NAC, SLICER
P41 RR013218/RR/NCRR NIH HHS/United States
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Talos I-F., Jakab M., Kikinis R. SPL Abdominal Atlas. SPL 2012 Nov;
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The Surgical Planning Laboratory at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, developed the SPL Abdominal Atlas. The atlas was derived from a computed tomography (CT) scan, using semi-automated image segmentation and three-dimensional reconstruction techniques. The current version consists of: 1. the original CT scan; 2. a set of detailed label maps; 3. a set of three-dimensional models of the labeled anatomical structures; 4. a mrml-file that allows loading all of the data into the 3D-Slicer for visualization (see the tutorial associated with the atlas); 5. several pre-defined 3D-views (“anatomy teaching files”). The SPL Abdominal Atlas provides important reference information for surgical planning, anatomy teaching, and template driven segmentation. Visualization of the data requires Slicer 3. This software package can be downloaded from here. We are pleased to make this atlas available to our colleagues for free download. Please note that the data is being distributed under the Slicer license. By downloading these data, you agree to acknowledge our contribution in any of your publications that result form the use of this atlas.
The Slicer4 version archived in a mrb (Medical Reality Bundle) file that contains the mrml scene file and all data for loading into Slicer 4 for displaying the volumes in 3D Slicer version 4.0 or greater, available for download.
This work is funded as part of the Neuroimaging Analysis Center, grant number P41 RR013218, by the NIH's National Center for Research Resources (NCRR) and grant number P41 EB015902, by the NIH's National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) and the Google Faculty Research Award.
Contributors: Matthew D'Artista, Alex Kikinis, Tobias Schmidt, Svenja van der Gaag.

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AbdominalAtlas2011-3Dsnapshot.jpg (202.183kB) AbdominalAtlas2012-Slicer4Version.mrb (28MB) (23MB)
AbdominalAtlasTutorial2011.ppt (1MB)