DICOM PS3.18 2020e - Web Services

8.7.2 DICOM Resource Categories

Table 8.7.2-1 defines Resource Categories that correspond to different SOP Classes. The following sections map each Resource Category to appropriate DICOM and Rendered media types.

Table 8.7.2-1. Resource Categories

Resource Category

Definition

Single Frame Image

This category includes all resources that are:

  1. Instances of a single frame SOP Class, or

  2. Instances of a multi-frame SOP Class that contain only one frame, or

  3. a single frame selected from an Instance of a multi-frame SOP Class.

Multi-Frame Image

This category includes all resources that are Instances of a multi-frame SOP Class, that are not Video and that contain more than one frame.

Video

This category includes all resources that contain more than one frame and are:

  1. Instances encoded in the MPEG family of Transfer Syntaxes (which includes MPEG2, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 and HEVC/H.265), or

  2. time-based (motion) multi-frame images that the origin server is capable of encoding in the MPEG family.

Text

This category includes all resources that contain:

  1. the SR Document Content Module (see Section C.17.3 “SR Document Content Module” in PS3.3), such as narrative text, Structured Reports, CAD, measurement reports, and key object selection documents, or

  2. the Encapsulated Document Module (see Section C.24.2 “Encapsulated Document Module” in PS3.3).

Other

This category includes all resources that are not included above, for example waveforms.


DICOM PS3.18 2020e - Web Services