DICOM Router/Gateway Workflow
Very often questions are asked about DICOM Router/Gateway implementations. So this is a summary of the options.
Why Routing? It can allow multiple SCUs(Clients) perform composite and normalized DICOM operations on remote PACS Server. It can allow SCUs retrieve Images via C-GET, which is NOT supported by many PACS nowadays. The General Work Flow The general routing work flow is simple. It forwards every incoming requests, including all DICOM composite as well as normalized operations, and return meaningful status and results (if there is any) to the client, as shown in the following picture.