DICOM PS3.3 2022e - Information Object Definitions

C.17.3 SR Document Content Module

This section specifies the Attributes contained in the SR Document Content Module. The Attributes in this Module convey the content of an SR Document.

Table C.17-4. SR Document Content Module Attributes

Attribute Name



Attribute Description

Include Table C.17-5 “Document Content Macro Attributes”

With a Value Type (0040,A040) of CONTAINER.

Include Table C.17-6 “Document Relationship Macro Attributes”

C.17.3.1 SR Document Content Tree

The Module consists of a single root Content Item that is the root of the SR Document tree. The root Content Item is of type CONTAINER, and its Content Sequence conveys either directly or indirectly through further nested Content Sequences, all of the other Content Items in the document. This root Content Item shall have a heading in the Concept Name Code Sequence (0040,A043) that conveys the title of the SR Document, i.e., the Document Title.

Figure C.17.3-1 depicts the relationship of SR Documents to Content Items and the relationships of Content Items to other Content Items and to Observation Context.

SR Information Model

Figure C.17.3-1. SR Information Model


Whether or not relationships by-reference are allowed to ancestor Content Items, is specified in the IOD.

Example of an SR Content Tree (Informative)

Figure C.17.3-2. Example of an SR Content Tree (Informative)

DICOM PS3.3 2022e - Information Object Definitions