DICOM PS3.3 2024c - Information Object Definitions

C.7.3.3 Enhanced Series Module

Table C.7-5c specifies the Attributes of the Enhanced Series Module, which identify and describe general information about the Series within a Study.


This table contains a subset of the Attributes of General Series Module (Table C.7-5a) but the Type designation is changed into Type 1. Including this Module in an IOD overwrites the Type designation of the General Series Module.

Table C.7-5c. Enhanced Series Module Attributes

Attribute Name



Attribute Description

Series Number



A number that identifies this Series.


  1. The value of this Attribute should be unique for all Series in a Study created on the same equipment.

  2. Because Series can be created on more than one equipment, it can not be guaranteed that the value of Series Number (0020,0011) is unique in a Study.

Referenced Performed Procedure Step Sequence



Uniquely identifies the Performed Procedure Step SOP Instance to which the Series is related.

Only a single Item shall be included in this Sequence.

Required if a Performed Procedure Step SOP Class was involved in the creation of this Series.

>Include Table 10-11 “SOP Instance Reference Macro Attributes”

DICOM PS3.3 2024c - Information Object Definitions