TCP limitations in DICOM

DICOM uses TCP (transmission control protocol) as its underlying network transport layer, and despite its widespread and generally successful use around the world for most Internet use, TCP does have some significant limitations.

Creating a UID Hierarchy

Developers often ask for advice on how to create their own UIDs and manage roots, so here is a suggested simple scheme.

Get Patient Info from DICOM Print

Is it possible to get patient information from DICOM Print? Some developers, faced by systems with DICOM Print and no DICOM C-STORE have wondered whether that “DICOM output” could be used to capture images to store in a PACS.

DICOM

Digital Imaging & Communication in Medicine DICOM is the main standard used in medical imaging, and is the main purpose of DicomObjects

DICOM Transfer Syntax Negotiation

Transfer Syntax Negotiation in DICOM is relatively simple, but often misunderstood.

DICOM Transfer Syntax Negotiation

Transfer Syntax Negotiation in DICOM is relatively simple, but often misunderstood.