DICOM PS3.3 2024b - Information Object Definitions
C. Photoacoustic Image Frame Type Macro

Table C. specifies the Attributes of the Photoacoustic Image Frame Type Functional Group Macro.

Table C. Photoacoustic Image Frame Type Macro Attributes

Attribute Name



Attribute Description

Photoacoustic Image Frame Type Sequence



Identifies the 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), except that the value MIXED is not allowed. See Section C.

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

If Volumetric Properties (0008,9206) is VOLUME and Volume Based Calculation Technique (0008,9207) is NONE, all frames in the frame set shall be spaced the same Z-distance from adjacent frames (i.e., spacing between slices is constant).

DICOM PS3.3 2024b - Information Object Definitions