Unable to load dicom into slicer

Operating system: win7
Slicer version:4.8
Expected behavior:
Actual behavior:

Slicer has caught an internal error.

You may be able to continue from this point, but results are undefined.

Suggested action is to save your work and restart.

If you have a repeatable sequence of steps that causes this message, please report the issue following instructions available at http://slicer.org

The message detail is:

Exception thrown in event: Calling methods on uninitialized ctkDICOMItem""

It’s possible your dicom files are not a form Slicer can understand - have a look at the suggestions in this FAQ:


Dear Steve,

Thank you for the response. I figured out that the local database folder of dicom browser was messed up. I resolved the issue by changing the local database folder to a new directory. It now loads the dicom files.