DICOM PS3.3 2018d - Information Object Definitions

C.8.7.9 X-Ray Generation Module

This Module describes the Attributes related to generation of X-Rays during the acquisition of an X-Ray image.

Table C.8-34. X-Ray Generation Module Attributes

Attribute Name

Tag

Type

Attribute Description

KVP

(0018,0060)

3

Peak kilo voltage output of the X-Ray generator used.

X-Ray Tube Current

(0018,1151)

3

X-Ray Tube Current in mA.

X-Ray Tube Current in µA

(0018,8151)

3

X-Ray Tube Current in µA.

Exposure Time

(0018,1150)

3

Duration of X-Ray exposure in msec.

Exposure Time in µS

(0018,8150)

3

Duration of X-Ray exposure in µsec.

Exposure

(0018,1152)

3

The exposure expressed in mAs, for example calculated from Exposure Time and X-Ray Tube Current.

Exposure in µAs

(0018,1153)

3

The exposure expressed in µAs, for example calculated from Exposure Time and X-Ray Tube Current.

Exposure Control Mode

(0018,7060)

3

Type of exposure control.

Defined Terms:

MANUAL

AUTOMATIC

Exposure Control Mode Description

(0018,7062)

3

Text description of the mechanism of exposure control.

May describe the number and type of exposure sensors or position of the sensitive area of the imaging detector.

Exposure Status

(0018,7064)

3

Whether the exposure was normally completed or not.

Defined Terms:

NORMAL

ABORTED

Phototimer Setting

(0018,7065)

3

Nominal percentage phototimer setting, where a more positive value indicates greater exposure and a more negative value indicates less exposure.

Focal Spot(s)

(0018,1190)

3

Nominal focal spot size in mm used to acquire this image.

Anode Target Material

(0018,1191)

3

The primary material in the anode of the X-Ray source.

Defined Terms:

TUNGSTEN

MOLYBDENUM

RHODIUM

Rectification Type

(0018,1156)

3

Type of rectification used in the X-Ray generator.

Defined Terms:

SINGLE PHASE

THREE PHASE

CONST POTENTIAL

Generator ID

(0018,1005)

3

Identifier of the generator


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