Three-dimensional volumetric rendition of cannon ball pulmonary metastases by the use of 3D Slicer, an open source free software package
- 1Department of Radiation Oncology, HealthCare Global-Bangalore Institute of Oncology, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
- 2Department of Radiology & Imaging, HealthCare Global-Bangalore Institute of Oncology, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
- Correspondence to Dr Swaroop Revannasiddaiah,
A gentleman treated 6 years ago for colonic carcinoma (stage-IIA) had been on regular follow-up for a span of 4 years, when he was apparently disease-free. After being lost to follow-up in the past 2 years, he was recently diagnosed with a pathological fracture of the seventh thoracic vertebra (figure 1) for which he underwent surgery (vertebral fixation and cord decompression) on an emergency basis.
Postoperatively, he underwent a …