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Category
Standard
Standard
DICOM PS3.1
Version
2024b
Access
Open
Status
Active
Updated
2024
This document provides an overview of the DICOM standard, including its history, scope, goals and structure. DICOM supports interoperability of medical imaging information. It is a free international standard for the transmittal, storage, retrieval, printing, processing and displaying of medical imaging information between imaging equipment and other systems.

This overview is one of 22 parts to the DICOM standard.

Main sections:

• Scope and field of application

• Normative references

• Definitions

• Symbols and abbreviations

• The DICOM communication model

• Overview of the content of the DICOM standard

• Referencing the DICOM standard
Access National Electrical Manufacturers Association Standard PS3: Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) Part 1, v2024b

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