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C.8.24 Enhanced US Volume Modules and Functional Group Macros

C.8.24.1 Enhanced US Series Module

Table C.8.24.1-1 specifies Attributes for the Enhanced US Series Module, including specialization of Attributes in the General Series Module for use in the Enhanced US Series Module.

Table C.8.24.1-1. Enhanced US Series Module Attributes

Attribute Name

Tag

Type

Attribute Description

Modality

(0008,0060)

1

Type of equipment that originally acquired the data used to create the images in this Series.

Enumerated Values:

US

IVUS

See Section C.7.3.1.1.1 for further explanation.

Referenced Performed Procedure Step Sequence

(0008,1111)

1C

Uniquely identifies the Performed Procedure Step SOP Instance to which the Series is related.

Only a single Item shall be included in this Sequence.

Required if a Performed Procedure Step SOP Class was involved in the creation of this Series.

>Include Table 10-11 “SOP Instance Reference Macro Attributes”

Performed Protocol Code Sequence

(0040,0260)

1C

Sequence describing a Protocol being followed for this Procedure Step.

Only a single Item shall be included in this Sequence.

Required if a Protocol is controlling the creation of this Series. May be present otherwise.

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

BCID 12001 “Ultrasound Protocol Types”.

>Protocol Context Sequence

(0040,0440)

3

Sequence that specifies the context for the Performed Protocol Code Sequence (0040,0260) Item.

One or more Items are permitted in this Sequence.

>>Include Table 10-2 “Content Item Macro Attributes Description”

No Baseline TID is defined.

>>Content Item Modifier Sequence

(0040,0441)

3

Sequence that specifies modifiers for a Protocol Context Content Item.

One or more Items are permitted in this Sequence.

See Section C.4.10.1.

>>>Include Table 10-2 “Content Item Macro Attributes Description”

No Baseline TID is defined.

Performed Protocol Type

(0040,0261)

1C

Type of protocol performed.

Enumerated Values:

STAGED

NON_STAGED

Required if Performed Protocol Code Sequence (0040,0260) is present.


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