T1 and DWI co-registration - is it automatic

Operating system: Win 7 Pro
Slicer version: 4.10.1
Expected behavior: N/A
Actual behavior: N/A

Hello everyone,
New to Slicer - primarily interested in using it for DTI for now.
I have downloaded dMRI and am going through the tutorials with no issues. However, I would like to draw the ROIs for tractography using T1 from the same scan.

I have tried following the tutorial by Sonia Pujol. At the step where I draw the ROIs, I diverage a bit and load the T1 sequence. It was taken during the same scan as my DWI dataset, and looks like it is coregistered with no issues when I scroll through it.

My question is, is it actually coregistered or should I proceed by coregistering my T1 to DWI first, then generating my DTI maps and load the coregistered T1 to draw my ROIs?

Many thanks,

Yes, it should be corregistered and work fine. You can easily test by drawing segments in the corpus and confirm that you can generate tracts.

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Thanks Pieper.
When I load the T1c, it does look coregistered. However, after I load the T1c my labels seem to span over multiple slices even when I only draw it on one slice. I am not sure why this is happening or how to fix it.

Do you have any suggestions?

Thank you

The T1 and the DTI probably have different spacings. When you are creating a segmentation, select the T1 as the master volume and the segmentation will use that spacing. You can switch to the DTI later when defining segments.

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