Arbitrary Plane for Cutting

Robert Oostenveld roberto at
Tue Sep 14 03:24:30 EDT 1999

Hello Sathya,

On Mon, 13 Sep 1999, Sathya wrote:

> I am currently using the following method to extract any axial, coronal and
> sagittal. I use the following method
> ...
> The problem with this method is the planes are limited to the axes. I am not
> able to extract any arbitrary planes .

If you want to make an arbitrary cut through a medical dataset, you could
also take a look at the vtkRUG examples at the University Groningen (see
Sebastien Barre's links). It has an example which demonstrates an
arbitrary cut through a 3D CT scan of a heart: 

and especially


Robert Oostenveld
Department of Medical Physics
University Nijmegen
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Geert Grooteplein 21
6525 EZ Nijmegen
The Netherlands

  phone +31-24-3614230
  mail:roberto at

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