DICOM PS3.3 2024c - Information Object Definitions

F.5.40 Plan 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 "PLAN". Table F.5-40 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 Modules related to the Plan IE of the RT-specific Plan IODs. This Directory Record shall be used to reference one of the class of Plan SOP Instances having a Modality (0008,0060) of "PLAN", such as the RT Beams Delivery Instruction IOD or the RT Brachy Application Setup Delivery Instruction IOD. 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.5-40. Plan Keys




Attribute Description

Specific Character Set



Required if an extended or replacement character set is used in one of the Keys.

Any other Attribute of the Plan IE Modules



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