Spinal Cord Toolbox (SCT) - New release v5.8

Dear neuroimaging community,

We are happy to announce the release of SCT v5.8.

The most notable changes for this release include:

  • Feature: sct_image: Add new -stitch option for combining sequential image scans. View pull request
  • Feature: sct_run_batch: Add new -ignore-ses option to prioritize sub- directories over ses- subdirectories. View pull request
  • Feature: sct_process_segmentation: For the -perslice option, begin outputting the DistancePMJ metric. View pull request
  • Enhancement: Add readability fixes for QC reports (sagittal view scaling, label text, label colormaps). View pull request
  • Enhancement: image.py: Update header dtype property on save/load to match the datatype of the data array. View pull request
  • Bugfix: sct_run_batch: Modify -include-list and -exclude-list to check against parts of a directory, too. View pull request
  • Bugfix: sct_run_batch: Allow path_output parameter to start with ~. View pull request
  • Installation: Upgrade SCT from Python 3.7 to Python 3.8. View pull request
  • Documentation: Emphasize references to PMJ method by Bédard and Cohen-Adad. View pull request

For the full list of changes included in this release, click here.

For installation instructions, click here.

If you have any questions or feature requests, please post in the SCT forum.

Happy processing!

The Spinal Cord Toolbox Team