Format of Radiation Exposure Dose Reports for Exchange and Distribution

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Format Radiation Exposure Dose Reports Exchange & Distribution

Kevin O’Donnell, Canon Medical Research USA Format of Radiation Exposure Dose Reports for Exchange and Distribution Recommend 1st row (X-ray) adoption be increased to 4 for CT, 2 for other x-ray modalities Recommend 2nd row (Radiopharmaceutical) imp. maturity is pilot and adoption decreased to 1 Recommend 3rd row (Patient Dose) imp. maturity is pilot and adoption decreased to 0 Suggest IOD references in column 2 point to the module tables (subsection *.3) instead of the IOD (subsection *.1) to take people closer to the specification details in the first click. To survey implementations, an internet search for the relevant SOP Class UID and the phrase “DICOM Conformance Statement” will typically return links to specific products.  SOP Class UIDs can be found by searching for the SOP Class name (e.g. Radiation Dose) in Annex A of DICOM Part 6: http://dicom.nema.org/medical/dicom/current/output/chtml/part06/chapter_A.html For example implementations of X-ray, Radiopharmaceutical and Patient Dose can be found with the following searches, respectively: 1.2.840.10008.5.1.4.1.1.88.67 "dicom conformance statement" 1.2.840.10008.5.1.4.1.1.88.68 "dicom conformance statement" 1.2.840.10008.5.1.4.1.1.88.75 "dicom conformance statement"
Format Radiation Exposure Dose Reports Exchange Distribution_ODonnell_DICOM Comments.docx