DICOM PS3.3 2024c - Information Object Definitions

F.5.43 Surface Scan Mesh 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 "SURFACE SCAN". Table F.5-43 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 Surface IE of the Surface Scan Mesh IOD and the Surface Scan Point Cloud IOD. This Directory Record shall be used to reference a Surface Scan Mesh SOP Instance or Surface Scan Point Cloud 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.5-43. Surface Scan Keys




Attribute Description

Specific Character Set



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

Content Date



The date the content creation started.

Content Time



The time the content creation started.

Any other Attribute of the Surface 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