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Laszlo Balkay (view profile)


Read minc format medical image file.

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This function read the minc format input file. The minc file format was introduced by NMI ( m file use the netcdf MATLAB utility. The loadminc function requires the netcdf matlab library.

Application of the function:

[imaVOL,scaninfo] = loadminc(filename)


[imaVOL,scaninfo] = loadminc;
% in that case the file selection popup window will be appeard to pick up a file

MATLAB release MATLAB 7.8 (R2009a)
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12 Aug 2015 LBailey

This was working great until a few days ago. Although I haven't changed the files or the code, a few of the files now fail to load. It is likely a netcdf issue (Error message from the NetCDF library: "NetCDF: Numeric conversion not representable"), but I have no idea why it's failing.

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29 Jul 2015 Laszlo Balkay

Laszlo Balkay (view profile)

Comment to Eva Dyer: Could you send me the minc file via email which cause this problem? (

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28 Jul 2015 Eva Dyer


I am having difficulties using this function (and your Mia GUI which relies on this function).

I get the following error
"The NetCDF library encountered an error during execution of 'open' function - 'Can't open HDF5 attribute

Do you have any suggestions?

Thanks in advance!

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06 Jun 2015 Sayan Kahali

I have tried but I was unable to save the image slices in a folder from the volume. Can any one help me in this context..

Thanks in advance...

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28 Apr 2015 Laszlo Balkay

Laszlo Balkay (view profile)

Comment to Nitesh. One way to check the images would be:
for i=1:size(imaVOL,3); imagesc(imaVOL(:,:,i)); pause;end

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27 Apr 2015 NItesh arora

it is really helpful,can anybody tell me how we can view image through this

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10 May 2012 Matthias

Well done!

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04 Oct 2011 Lili

Lili (view profile)

Excellent work! Thanks!!!

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