OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this article is to discuss how to convert cross-sectional images into a 3D model and embed them in a Portable Document Format (PDF) file. Four programs are used: OsiriX, MeshLab, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat. Step-by-step instructions are provided. CONCLUSION. Embedding 3D radiology models into PDF files is a powerful tool that may be used for clinical, educational, and research purposes.
- 3D model
- Portable Document Format (pdf)
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging