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Ficus Tech Lab

A guide of tutorials on the software and technology in Ficus.


OsiriX is a medical image viewer, that fully supports the DICOM standard.  It offers advanced post-processing techniques in 2D and 3D, exclusive innovative techniques for 3D & 4D navigation, including PET-CT and SPECT-CT fusion, and a complete integration with any PACS server. It can import and display any medical images (DICOM files).

OsiriX Features

Blog with Case Reports

A manual is available to borrow through the Library.



Tutorials provided through Osirix on getting started and advanced options.
FAQ FAQ on OsiriX, how to use the software and it's features.
Knowledge Base Articles about OsiriX, the database, the viewer, quantification, reporting, DICOM, the 3D viewer, and user tutorials.

Generating 3D models using Osirix

Tutorial on creating a 3D surface rendering of the heart using 3D segmentation in OsiriX.

OsiriX User Interface

This video is an introduction to the basic osirix user interface, helping the first time users to have a go at the software after installation.

Optimizing OsiriX Preferences

This video will demonstrate optimizing the OsiriX preferences.

Use DICOM Cleaner on Mac for Anonymisation

This video demonstrates how to collect DICOM cases safely, without keeping the patient identifiable data. The software called DICOM Cleaner for Mac is used, and then importing the cleaned case onto OsiriX database.

Transfer DICOM from Mac to iPad

This video demonstrates how to transfer DICOM files from the database in the Mac to an iPad.
OsiriX User Group A library of video tutorials created to show different features and options with OsiriX.