DICOM PS3.3 2024c - Information Object Definitions

F.5.38 Implant Assembly Directory Record Definition

The Directory Record is based on the specification of Section F.3. It is identified by a Directory Record Type (0004,1430) of Value "IMPLANT ASSY". Table F.5-38 lists the set of Keys with their associated Types for such a Directory Record Type. The description of these Keys may be found in the Implant Assembly IE of the Implant Assembly Template IOD. This Directory Record shall be used to reference an Implant Assembly Template SOP Instance. This type of Directory Record may reference a Lower-Level Directory Entity that includes one or more Directory Records as defined in Table F.4-1.

Table F.5-38. Implant Assembly Keys




Attribute Description

Implant Assembly Template Name



A name given to the assembly described in this Instance.




Name of the manufacturer that produces the implant.

Procedure Type Code Sequence



A code describing the Intervention in which the implant is used.

One or more Items shall be included in this Sequence.

>Include Table 8.8-1 “Code Sequence Macro Attributes”


Because Referenced SOP Instance UID in File (0004,1511) may be used as a "pseudo" Directory Record Key (see Table F.3-3), it is not duplicated in this list of Keys.

DICOM PS3.3 2024c - Information Object Definitions