[Neuroscience] Re: Magnification Factor in MR Images.

Anita via neur-sci%40net.bio.net (by anitaknivedha from gmail.com)
Tue Mar 25 05:07:50 EST 2008


On Mar 19, 1:48 pm, Matthew Kirkcaldie
<Matthew.Kirkcal... from removethis.utas.andthis.edu.au> wrote:
> In article
> <bde554d3-82b6-42f7-a8a6-70a0a40d1... from m44g2000hsc.googlegroups.com>,
>
>  Anita <anitaknive... from gmail.com> wrote:
> > I'm working on MR Images of the Human Brain. I'd like to find the
> > Magnification Factor of the MR Images that I have. How do I do that?
> > Is it something I'd have to find out from the Imaging Centre where the
> > Scan was obtained?
>
> Yes you would. Size-per-pixel is a function of the machine itself and
> the settings. There may be info in the header of the DICOM file.
>
> Whether the scale is consistent throughout the volume is also a
> consideration - they can and do vary.
>
>       Cheers, MK.
>
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Thanks MK. The Header does not contain the information that I require.
Will be checking that up with the Scan Centre.

Anita.


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