DICOM PS3.18 2021d - Web Services

10.3 Transactions Overview

The Studies Service consists of the following transactions:

Table 10.3-1. Studies Service Transactions

Transaction Name

Method

Payload

Description

Request

Success Response

Retrieve

GET

N/A

Instance(s), Metadata, Renderings, Pixel Data, or Bulkdata

Retrieve one or more representations of DICOM Resources.

Store

POST

Instance(s)

Store Instances Response Module

Stores one or more representations of DICOM Resources, contained in the request payload, in the location referenced by the Target Resource.

Search

GET

N/A

Result(s)

Searches the Target Resource for DICOM objects that match the search parameters and returns a list of matches in an Acceptable Media Type.


In Table 10.3-2, the Target Resources permitted for each transaction are marked with M if support is mandatory for the origin server and O if it is optional. A blank cell indicates that the resource is not allowed in the transaction.

Table 10.3-2. Resources by Transaction

Resource

Retrieve

Store

Search

Studies Service

All Studies

M

M

Study

M

M

Study Metadata

M

Study Bulkdata

O

Study Pixel Data

O

Rendered Study

M

Study Thumbnail

O

Study's Series

M

Study's Instances

M

All Series

M

Series

M

Series Metadata

M

Series Bulkdata

O

Instance Pixel Data

O

Series' Instances

M

Rendered Series

M

Series Thumbnail

O

All Instances

M

Instance

M

Instance Metadata

M

Instance Bulkdata

O

Instance Pixel Data

O

Rendered Instance

M

Instance Thumbnail

O

Frames

M

Rendered Frames

M

Frame Thumbnail

O

Bulkdata

M

M


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