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Category
Standard
Standard
DICOM PS3.4
Version
2024b
Access
Open
Status
Active
Updated
2024
This document specifies the set of service class definitions of the DICOM standard. Service class definitions are abstract definitions of real-world activities applicable to communication of digital medical information. For each service class definition, this document specifies:

• the semantic description of the activities of the Service Class Definition

• the group of DIMSE Service operations and notifications applicable to the Service Class Description

• one or more functionally-related Service-Object Pair (SOP) Classes that are supported by the Service Class Definition and may be performed between peer DICOM Application Entities

• the relationship of each SOP class to applicable Information Object Definitions specified in PS3.3 Information object definitions.

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

• Coded entry usage in service specifications

• 37 service classes and SOP classes
Access National Electrical Manufacturers Association Standard PS3: Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) Part 3.4 v2024b

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