DICOM PS3.7 2019b - Message Exchange
D.3.3.2.3 Implementation Version Name Structure (A-ASSOCIATE-RQ)

The Implementation Version Name Sub-Item shall be made of a sequence of mandatory fixed length fields followed by a variable field. Only one Implementation Version Name Sub-Item shall be present in the User Data Item of the A-ASSOCIATE-RQ. Table D.3-3 shows the sequence of the mandatory fields.

Table D.3-3. Implementation Version Name Sub-Item Fields (A-ASSOCIATE-RQ)

Item Bytes

Field Name

Description of Field

1

Item-type

55H

2

Reserved

This reserved field shall be sent with a value 00H but not tested to this value when received.

3 - 4

Item-length

This Item-length shall be the number of bytes from the first byte of the following field to the last byte of the Implementation-version-name field. It shall be encoded as an unsigned binary number.

5 - xxx

Implementation-version-name

This variable field shall contain the Implementation-version-name of the Association-requester as defined in Section D.3.3.2. It shall be encoded as a string of 1 to 16 ISO 646:1990 (basic G0 set) characters.


DICOM PS3.7 2019b - Message Exchange