DICOM PS3.18 2020e - Web Services

8.3.4.2 Fuzzy Matching of Person Names

A single parameter specifies whether Fuzzy Matching of Person Names is to be performed.

This parameter is optional for the user agent.

This parameter is optional for the origin server.

If this parameter is not present its value is "false".

fuzzymatching = "fuzzymatching" "=" ("true" / "false")

If the value is "false", then the search shall be performed without Fuzzy Matching.

If the value is "true" and the origin server supports Fuzzy Matching, then the search shall be performed with Fuzzy Matching of Person Name Attributes as specified in Section C.2.2.2.1.1 in PS3.4 and shall be documented in the Conformance Statement and, if the service supports it, the Retrieve Capabilities response.

If the value is "true" and the origin server does not support Fuzzy Matching, then:

DICOM PS3.18 2020e - Web Services