DICOM PS3.3 2021e - Information Object Definitions

4 Symbols and Abbreviations

The following symbols and abbreviations are used in this Part of the Standard.

ACR

American College of Radiology

ASCII

American Standard Code for Information Interchange

AE

Application Entity

ANSI

American National Standards Institute

BEV

Beam's-eye view

Brachy

Brachytherapy

BRHC

Bottom Right Hand Corner

CC

Counter-clockwise

CDA

Clinical Document Architecture (HL7)

CEN TC251

Comité Européen de Normalisation - Technical Committee 251 - Medical Informatics

CCIR

Consultative Committee, International Radio

Chest CAD

Computer-Aided Detection and/or Computer-Aided Diagnosis for chest radiography

CTV

Clinical target volume

CW

Clockwise

DICOM

Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine

DIMSE

DICOM Message Service Element

DIMSE-C

DICOM Message Service Element-Composite

DIMSE-N

DICOM Message Service Element-Normalized

DRR

Digitally-reconstructed radiograph

DVH

Dose-volume histogram

EPI

Electronic Portal Image

EPID

Electronic Portal Imaging Device

FDA

(United States) Food and Drug Administration

GTV

Gross tumor volume

Gy

Gray

HISPP

Healthcare Information Standards Planning Panel

HL7

Health Level 7

HMD

Hierarchical Message Description (HL7)

ICRU

International Commission on Radiation Units

IE

Information Entity

IEC

International Electrotechnical Commission

IEEE

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

IHE

Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise

II

Instance Identifier (HL7)

IOD

Information Object Definition

ISO

International Standards Organization

ITU-T

International Telecommunications Union - Telecommunications Standardization Sector

IVOCT

Intravascular Optical Coherence Tomography

JIRA

Japan Medical Imaging and Radiological Systems Industries Association

JPIP

JPEG 2000 Interactive Protocol

LUT

Lookup Table

MAC

Message Authentication Code

Mammography CAD

Computer-Aided Detection and/or Computer-Aided Diagnosis for Mammography

MeV

Mega electron Volt

MLC

Multileaf (multi-element) collimator

MSDS

Healthcare Message Standard Developers Sub-Committee

MU

Monitor unit

MV

Megavolt

NaN

Not a Number (see IEEE 754)

NEMA

National Electrical Manufacturers Association

OID

Object Identifier (ISO 8824)

OPT

Ophthalmic Tomography

OSI

Open Systems Interconnection

PDF

Portable Document Format

PTV

Planning target volume

R&V

Record and verify

RCS

Reference Coordinate System

ROI

Region of interest

RT

Radiotherapy

SAD

Source-axis distance

SCP

Service Class Provider

SCTP

Structured Clinical Trial Protocol (HL7)

SCU

Service Class User

SD

Structured Documents (HL7)

SID

Source Image Receptor Distance

SOD

Source Object Distance

SOP

Service-Object Pair

SPL

Structured Product Labeling (HL7)

SR

Structured Reporting

SSD

Source-skin distance

STL

StereoLithography data format

TLHC

Top Left Hand Corner

UDI

Unique Device Identifier

UID

Unique Identifier

UUID

Universal Unique Identifier (ISO/IEC 11578)

XDS

Cross-Enterprise Document Sharing Profile (IHE)

XML

Extensible Markup Language

DICOM PS3.3 2021e - Information Object Definitions