6.10 PS3.10 Media Storage and File Format

PS3.10 of the DICOM Standard specifies a general model for the storage of medical imaging information on removable media (see Figure 6.10-1). The purpose of this Part is to provide a framework allowing the interchange of various types of medical images and related information on a broad range of physical storage media.


See Figure 5-1 for understanding how the media interchange model compares to the network model.

PS3.10 Specifies:

PS3.10 defines various media storage concepts:

DICOM Media Communication Model

Figure 6.10-1. DICOM Media Communication Model