Image::ExifTool::DICOM

NAME

Image::ExifTool::DICOM − Read DICOM and ACR−NEMA medical images

SYNOPSIS

This module is used by Image::ExifTool

DESCRIPTION

This module contains routines required by Image::ExifTool to extract meta information from DICOM (Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine) DCM and ACR-NEMA (American College of Radiology − National Electrical Manufacturer’s Association) ACR medical images.

NOTES

Images compressed using the DICOM deflated transfer syntax will be decoded if Compress::Zlib is installed.

No translation of special characters sets is done.

AUTHOR

Copyright 2003−2020, Phil Harvey (philharvey66 at gmail.com)

This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

REFERENCES

<http://medical.nema.org/>
<http://www.sph.sc.edu/comd/rorden/dicom.html>
<http://www.dclunie.com/>
<http://www.gehealthcare.com/usen/interoperability/dicom/docs/2258357r3.pdf>

SEE ALSO

" DICOM Tags" in Image::ExifTool::TagNames, Image::ExifTool(3pm)