Tag: SR

Structured Reporting

in DICOM,

DICOM Structured reports are DICOM SOP Instances, organised just the same way as images etc., but which hold reports rather than images. They are typically therefore only a few kilobytes in size. They contain all the same indexing information as images, and therefore fit into the standard 4 level DICOM Hierarchy, complete with their own “psuedo-modality” of SR. They live with the same study (and therefore have the same Study UID) as the images to which they relate, but as the DICOM rules only allow one modality per series, they (like Presentation States) sit in their own series.

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