VV.3 Measurement Terminology Composition

Because of the wide variety of congenital issues in fetal and pediatric cardiology, DICOM identifies these findings primarily with post-coordination. The concept name of the base content item typically specifies a property, which then requires an anatomic site concept modifier.

Concept Name of Modifier Value Set
(G-C036, SRT, “Measurement Method”) CID 12227 Cardiac Ultrasound Measurement Methods
(G-C0E3, SRT, “Finding Site”) CID 12280 Cardiac Ultrasound Target Sites
(G-C048, SRT, “Flow Direction”) CID 12221 Flow Direction
(R-4089A, SRT, “Respiratory Cycle Point”) CID 12234 Respiration State
(R-4089A, SRT, “Cardiac Cycle Point”) CID 12233 Cardiac Phase
(121401, DCM, ”Derivation”) CID 3627 Measurement Type

Further qualification specifies the image mode and the image plane using HAS ACQ CONTEXT with the value sets shown below.

Concept Name Value Set
(G-0373, SRT, “Image Mode”) CID 12224 Ultrasound Image Modes
(111031, DCM, “Image View”) CID 12226 Echocardiography Image View