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faq_buyers_info [2013/07/03 00:25]
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 +====== IMPORTANT NOTE ======
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 +The electronic store is not open yet.  Please check back around July 15, 2013, and you should be able to download files at that time. 
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 ====== Detailed Purchasing Details ====== ====== Detailed Purchasing Details ======
  
 Unfortunately,​ there are no refunds once a CPM has been purchased. ​ Please read and fully understand all the details below before making a purchase. ​ If you are still confused after reading the instructions below, please contact OSMSC prior to making a purchase. Unfortunately,​ there are no refunds once a CPM has been purchased. ​ Please read and fully understand all the details below before making a purchase. ​ If you are still confused after reading the instructions below, please contact OSMSC prior to making a purchase.
  
-=== Read the Sample Specification Documents ===+=== Step 1: Read the Sample Specification Documents === 
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 +Every CPM has a sample Specification Document. ​ This provides a brief overview of the imaging data, the details of any anatomic models generated, and the parameters used for the simulation (if applicable). ​ Before purchasing any CPM, you should carefully review the Specification Document to make sure that you are interested in the content of the CPM. 
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 +=== Step 2: Click on the "Buy Now" button === 
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 +Each CPM has a "Buy Now" button. ​ Click on the link. 
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 +=== Step 3: Pay with PayPal === 
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 +The repository uses a commercial third-party provider to process payment and to store and deliver the individual CPM .zip files. ​ Payment processing is handled securely and conveniently by PayPal. 
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 +=== Step 4: Download the file === 
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 +Once you have completed your purchase, you will be provided with a link to download the CPM file.  This .zip file contains the data in standard file formats. ​  
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 +=== Step 5: Unzip the file === 
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 +Unzip the CPM.  Most modern operating systems provide a mechanism to unzip files, although older operating systems such as "​Windows XP" may require third party software. 
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 +=== Step 6: Use the data === 
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 +You can now use the data.   The standard file formats contained in the CPM include: ​  
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 +  * image data:  volumetric scan in DICOM and vtkStructuredGrid (.vti) file format 
 +  * anatomic model: ​ STL and vtkPolyData (.vtp) file format 
 +  * vessel centerlines and 2-D segmentations: ​ vtkPolyData (.vtp) file format 
 +  * simulation results: vtkUnstructuredGrid (.vtu) file format 
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