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A network session between two DICOM Application. An association is a two phases process. The first phase is the negotiation where the context of the session is negotiated and the second phase is the actual [...]
An obsolete DIMSE Command for retrieving DICOM Instances using matching criteria. C-GET is similar to C-MOVE but instead of starting a new association, the instances are sent over the same connection as responses. [...]
A DIMSE Command that does the following: “Application A asks application B to send DICOM Instances stored in Application B to Application C”. Application C may or may not be application A itself. When Application B [...]
Clinical Document Architecture. CDA, is part of HL7 Version 3 and is a document markup standard that specifies the structure and semantics of clinical documents for the purpose of exchange between healthcare providers and patients. [...]
DICOM File: A computer file on a digital storage device that is structured according to the specification of the DICOM Standard. A DICOM file stores the information of one DICOM Instance (or Object). [...]
Usually refers to the DICOM elements excluding the image pixel data as people conceive DICOM objects as an image with additional data attributes. Actually the image pixel data is a data element like any other. [...]
An ordered set of DICOM Data Elements that define some real life object e.g. Image. AKA DICOM Instance. Objects may be stored in files or transferred via network. According to the standard, A DICOM [...]