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A simple DICOM viewer written in Python:

You have got a compact disk from your radiology practice and want to view its contents?  Such a CD usually contains several DICOM images files, each consisting of a header and image data sets. If the equipped DICOM viewer doesn’t work on your computer, you can use the following Python script to walk thru a specific path in the CD’s DICOM directory, e.g:

export GKS_DOUBLE_BUF=True  # enable doublebuf to guarantee a flicker-free blt

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pydicom - Read, modify and write DICOM files with python
GR Framework - A graphics framework for plotting datasets and displaying images

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