DICOM PS3.3 2024b - Information Object Definitions

C.8.32 Parametric Map

This section describes the specific Modules for the Parametric Map IOD.

C.8.32.1 Parametric Map Series Module

Table C.8.32-1 specifies the Attributes of the Parametric Map Series Module.

Table C.8.32-1. Parametric Map Series Module Attributes

Attribute Name



Attribute Description




Type of device, process or method that created the Instances in this Series


  1. It is expected that the majority of Parametric Maps will use the appropriate value for the acquisition modality, e.g., "MR", and so no specific Defined Terms or Enumerated Values are specified here.

  2. If the image is derived from multiple modalities, then a value of "OT" is appropriate.

Series Number



A number that identifies this Series.

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 2024b - Information Object Definitions