DICOM PS3.3 2019b - Information Object Definitions

C.7.6.12 Device Module

Table C.7-18 describes the Attributes of devices or calibration objects (e.g., catheters, markers, baskets) that are associated with a Study and/or image.

Table C.7-18. Device Module Attributes

Attribute Name

Tag

Type

Attribute Description

Device Sequence

(0050,0010)

1

A Sequence of Items describing devices used that may be visible in the image.

One or more Items shall be included in this Sequence.

>Include Table 8.8-1 “Code Sequence Macro Attributes”

BCID 4051 “General Devices”.

>Manufacturer

(0008,0070)

3

Manufacturer of the device

>Manufacturer's Model Name

(0008,1090)

3

Manufacturer's model name of the device

>Device Serial Number

(0018,1000)

3

Manufacturer's serial number of the device

>Device ID

(0018,1003)

3

User-supplied identifier for the device

>Device Length

(0050,0014)

3

Length in mm of device. See Section C.7.6.12.1.1.

>Device Diameter

(0050,0016)

3

Unit diameter of device. See Section C.7.6.12.1.1.

>Device Diameter Units

(0050,0017)

2C

Required if Device Diameter (0050,0016) is present.

Defined Terms:

FR

French

GA

Gauge

IN

Inch

MM

Millimeter

>Device Volume

(0050,0018)

3

Volume of device in ml. See Section C.7.6.12.1.1.

>Inter-Marker Distance

(0050,0019)

3

Distance in mm between markers on calibrated device. See Section C.7.6.12.1.1.

>Device Description

(0050,0020)

3

Further description in free form text describing the device.


C.7.6.12.1 Device Attribute Descriptions
C.7.6.12.1.1 Device Type and Size

Depending on the type of device specified by Code Value (0008,0100) in an Item of Device Sequence (0050,0010), various device size Attributes (e.g., Device Length (0050,0014), Device Diameter (0050,0016), Device Volume (0050,0018), Inter Marker Distance (0050,0019)) may be required to fully characterize the device.

DICOM PS3.3 2019b - Information Object Definitions