I am using 3D slicer 4.11.0 for analyzing dental CT. I need a bunch of points around mandible curve to compute a panoramic X-ray from a cone-beam dental CT (https://gist.github.com/lassoan/b445c734f118a5fb7643f3fb05f98b07). I have segmented this curve using “segment editor” -> “draw tube” (to generate the curve from points) -> with fiducial markups (points). This segment can be saved in .vtk or .stl format. From this saved files (vtk or stl) how can I get the points coordinates in python interactor to proceed with my 3D to 2D projection?
Slicer crashes and exists by running this line:
curve = vtk.vtkPolyData(‘path_to/mandible_bow.vtk’)
Do I need to forget about this segmentation (curve in stl/vtk) and save the points in CSV file? If so how should I load points coordinates from it in slicer python interactor?
Any suggestion is appreciated!