DICOM PS3.3 2023b - Information Object Definitions

C.8.22.5 Enhanced PET Image Functional Group Macros

The following sections contain Functional Group Macros specific to the Enhanced PET Image IOD.


The Attribute descriptions in the Functional Group Macros are written as if they were applicable to a single frame (i.e., the Macro is part of the Per-frame Functional Groups Sequence). If an Attribute is applicable to all frames (i.e., the Macro is part of the Shared Functional Groups Sequence) the phrase "this frame" in the Attribute description shall be interpreted to mean " for all frames".

C. PET Frame Type Macro

Table C.8.22-10 specifies the Attributes of the PET Frame Type Macro.

Table C.8.22-10. PET Frame Type Macro Attributes

Attribute Name



Attribute Description

PET Frame Type Sequence



A Sequence that describes general characteristics of this frame.

Only a single Item shall be included in this Sequence.

>Frame Type



Type of Frame. A multi-valued Attribute analogous to Image Type (0008,0008).

Enumerated Values and Defined Terms are the same as those for the four values of Image Type (0008,0008) Attribute, except that the value MIXED is not allowed unless the SOP Class UID is "1.2.840.10008." (Legacy Converted). See Section C.8.16.1 and Section C.

>Include Table C.8-131 “Common CT/MR Image Description Macro Attributes”

DICOM PS3.3 2023b - Information Object Definitions