DICOM PS3.17 2021e - Explanatory Information

K.4 Attributes Used in Staged Protocol Exams

The DICOM Standard includes a number of Attributes of significance to Staged Protocol Exams. This Annex explains how scheduling and acquisition systems may use these Attributes to convey Staged Protocol related information.

Table K.4-1 lists all the Attributes relevant to convey Staged Protocol related information (see PS3.3 for details about these Attributes).

Table K.4-1. Attributes That Convey Staged Protocol Related Information

Modality Worklist

(Tag) [Return Key Type]

US Image and US Multi-frame IOD

(TAG) [Type]

MPPS IOD

(Tag) [SCU/SCP Type]

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Scheduled Step Attributes Sequence (0040,0270) [1/1] (b)

Study Instance UID (0020,000D) [1]

Study Instance UID (0020,000D) [1]

>Study Instance UID (0020,000D) [1/1]

Scheduled Procedure Step Sequence (0040,0100)

Request Attributes Sequence (0040,0275) [3] (a,b)

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>Scheduled Procedure Step Description (0040,0007) [1C]

>Scheduled Procedure Step Description (0040,0007) [3]

>Scheduled Procedure Step Description (0040,0007) [2/2]

>Scheduled Protocol Code Sequence (0040,0008) [1C]

>Scheduled Protocol Code Sequence (0040,0008) [3]

>Scheduled Protocol Code Sequence (0040,0008) [2/2]

----

Performed Procedure Step Description (0040,0254) [3]

Performed Procedure Step Description (0040,0254) [2/2]

----

Protocol Name (0018,1030) [3]

Performed Series Sequence (0040,0340)>Protocol Name (0018,1030) [1/1]

----

Performed Protocol Code Sequence (0040,0260) [3]

Performed Protocol Code Sequence (0040,0260) [1/1]

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Number of Stages (0008,2124) [2C]

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----

Number of Views In Stage (0008,212A) [2C]

----

----

Stage Name (0008,2120) [3]

----

----

Stage Number (0008,2122) [3]

----

----

Stage Code Sequence (0040,000A) [3]

----

----

View Name (0008,2127) [3]

----

----

View Number (0008,2128) [3]

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----

Number of Event Timers (0008,2129) [3]

----

----

Event Elapsed Time(s) (0008,2130) [3]

----

----

Event Timer Name(s) (0008,2132) [3]

----

----

View Code Sequence (0054,0220) [3]

----

----

>View Modifier Code Sequence (0054,0222) [3]

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  1. Recommended if the Modality conforms as an SCU to the Modality Worklist SOP Class and Modality Performed Procedure Step

  2. Sequence may have one or more Items

DICOM PS3.17 2021e - Explanatory Information