6.6 PS 3.6: Data Dictionary

PS 3.6 of the DICOM Standard is the centralized registry which defines the collection of all DICOM Data Elements available to represent information, along with elements utilized for interchangeable media encoding and a list of uniquely identified items that are assigned by DICOM.

For each element, PS 3.6 specifies:

— its unique tag, which consists of a group and element number

— its name

— its value representation (character string, integer, etc)

For each uniquely identified item, PS 3.6 specifies: