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Standard
Standard
DICOM PS3.3
Version
2024b
Access
Open
Status
Active
Updated
2024
This document specifies the set of information object definitions (IODs) of the DICOM standard. IODs are abstract definitions or data models that represent real-world objects. The DICOM IODs relate to communication of digital images and related medical information. For each IOD, this document specifies:

• any necessary information for the semantic description of the IOD

• relationships to associated real-world objects relevant to the IOD

• attributes that describe the characteristics of the IOD.

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

Main sections:

• Scope and field of application

• Normative references

• Definitions

• Symbols and abbreviations

• Conventions

• DICOM information model

• DICOM model of the real world

• Encoding of coded entry data

• Template identification macro (retired)

• Miscellaneous macros

• Composite information object definitions (normative)

• Normalised information object definitions (normative)

• Information module definitions (normative)

• Codes and controlled terminology (retired)

• Explanation of patient orientation (retired)

• Basic directory IOD (normative)

• Referencing the DICOM standard

• Integration of Modality Worklist and Modality Performed Procedure Step in the Original DICOM Standard (Retired)

• Retired Composite Information Object Definitions (Retired)

• Retired Modules (Retired)

• Waveforms (Informative)

• SR Encoding Example (Retired)

• Mammography CAD (Retired)

• Chest CAD (Retired)

• Explanation of Grouping Criteria for Multi-frame Functional Group IODs (Retired)

• Clinical Trial Identification Workflow Examples (Retired)

• Stored File Access Through Non-DICOM Protocols (Normative)
Access National Electrical Manufacturers Association Standard PS3: Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) Part 3.3, 2024b

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