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 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.
  
-=== Step 1: Read the Sample ​Specification Documents ===+=== Step 1: Review ​the sample ​Specification Documents ===
  
 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. 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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 Each CPM has a "Buy Now" button. ​ Click on the link. Each CPM has a "Buy Now" button. ​ Click on the link.
  
-=== Step 3: Pay with PayPal ​and download the .zip file ===+=== Step 3: Pay with PayPal ===
  
 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. 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.
  
 +=== 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