DICOM PS3.18 2017b - Web Services

6.5.2 WADO-RS - RetrieveSeries

This action retrieves the set of DICOM instances associated with a given study and series UID. The response can be DICOM or bulk data depending on the "Accept" type, and is encapsulated in a multipart MIME response.

6.5.2.1 Request

The specific resource to be used for the RetrieveSeries action shall be as follows:

  • Resource

    • {SERVICE}/studies/{StudyInstanceUID}/series/{SeriesInstanceUID}, where

      • {SERVICE} is the base URL for the service. This may be a combination of protocol (either http or https), host, port, and application.

      • {StudyInstanceUID} is the study instance UID for a single study.

      • {SeriesInstanceUID} is the series instance UID for a single series.

  • Method

    • GET

  • Headers

    • Accept - A comma-separated list of representation schemes, in preference order, which will be accepted by the service in the response to this request. The types allowed for this request header are as follows:

      • multipart/related; type="application/dicom" [dcm-parameters]

        Specifies that the response can be DICOM Instances encoded in PS3.10 format. If transfer-syntax is not specified in the dcm-parameters the origin server shall use the Explicit VR Little Endian Transfer Syntax "1.2.840.10008.1.2.1" for each Instance (see Section 6.1.1.8).

      • multipart/related; type="application/octet-stream" [dcm-parameters]

        Specifies that the response can be Little Endian uncompressed bulk data. See Section 6.1.3.

      • multipart/related; type="{media-type}" [dcm-parameters]

        Specifies that the response can be compressed pixel data encoded using the media types and transfer syntaxes specified in Table 6.1.1.8-3b. See Section 6.1.3.

DICOM PS3.18 2017b - Web Services