OsiriX DICOM PACS Viewer

By on April 9, 2015

OsiriX is an image processing software dedicated to DICOM images (“.dcm” / “.DCM” extension) produced byOsirix PACS DICOM Viewer for Healthcare imaging equipment (MRI, CT, PET, PET-CT, SPECT-CT, Ultrasounds, …).

It is fully compliant with the DICOM standard for image comunication and image file formats.

OsiriX is able to receive images transferred by DICOM communication protocol from any PACS or imaging modality (C-STORE SCP/SCU, andQuery/Retrieve : C-MOVE SCU/SCP, C-FIND SCU/SCP, C-GET SCU/SCP, WADO) .


OsiriX has been specifically designed for navigation and visualization of multimodality and multidimensional images: 2D Viewer, 3D Viewer, 4D Viewer (3D series with temporal dimension, for example: Cardiac-CT) and5D Viewer (3D series with temporal and functional dimensions, for example: Cardiac-PET-CT).

The 3D Viewer offers all modern rendering modes: Multiplanar reconstruction (MPR), Surface Rendering, Volume Rendering and Maximum Intensity Projection (MIP). All these modes support 4D data and are able to produce image fusion between two different series (PET-CT and SPECT-CT display support).

OsiriX is at the same time a DICOM PACS workstation for imaging and an image processing softwarefor medical research (radiology and nuclear imaging), functional imaging3D imagingconfocal microscopy and molecular imaging.

About dkorolyk

I’ve been involved in Healthcare IT and PACS since Y2k. Over the years I’ve been fortunate enough to be involved in a lot of interesting an diverse projects. My experience also includes numerous HL7/EMR integration projects as well as many hardware and software platforms. My three main areas of expertise include technical integration aspects of radiology, oncology and laboratory diagnostics.

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