C.17.6 Key Object Selection Modules

C.17.6.1 Key Object Document Series Module

Table C.17.6-1 defines the Attributes of the Key Object Document Series.

Note: Series of Key Object Selection Documents are separate from Series of Images or other Composite SOP Instances. Key Object Documents do not reside in a Series of Images or other Composite SOP Instances.

Table C.17.6-1KEY OBJECT DOCUMENT SERIES MODULE ATTRIBUTES

Attribute Name Tag Type Attribute Description
Modality (0008,0060) 1 Modality type. Enumerated Value: KO = Key Object Selection
Series Instance UID (0020,000E) 1 Unique identifier of the Series. Note: No specific semantics are specified.
Series Number (0020,0011) 1 A number that identifies the Series. Note: No specific semantics are specified.
Series Date (0008,0021) 3 Date the Series started.
Series Time (0008,0031) 3 Time the Series started.
Series Description (0008,103E) 3 Description of the Series
Series Description Code Sequence (0008,103F) 3 A coded description of the Series. Only a single Item is permitted in this sequence.
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Referenced Performed Procedure Step Sequence (0008,1111) 2 Uniquely identifies the Performed Procedure Step SOP Instance for which the Series is created. Zero or one item shall be included in this sequence. Notes: See notes on this attribute in Section C.17.1 SR Document Series Module
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C.17.6.2 Key Object Document Module

Table C.17.6-2 defines the general Attributes of a Key Object Selection Document. These Attributes identify and provide context for the Key Object Selection Document.

Table C.17.6-2KEY OBJECT DOCUMENT MODULE ATTRIBUTES

Attribute Name Tag Type Attribute Description
Instance Number (0020,0013) 1 A number that identifies the Document.
Content Date (0008,0023) 1 The date the document content creation started.
Content Time (0008,0033) 1 The time the document content creation started.
Referenced Request Sequence (0040,A370) 1C Identifies Requested Procedures to which this Document pertains. One or more Items shall be included in this sequence. Required if this Document pertains to at least one Requested Procedure.
>Study Instance UID (0020,000D) 1 Unique identifier for the Study.
>Referenced Study Sequence (0008,1110) 2 Uniquely identifies the Study SOP Instance. Zero or one Item shall be included in this sequence.
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>Accession Number (0008,0050) 2 A departmental IS generated number which identifies the order for the Study.
>Issuer of Accession Number Sequence (0008,0051) 3 Identifier of the Assigning Authority that issued the Accession Number. Only a single Item is permitted in this sequence.
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>Placer Order Number/Imaging Service Request (0040,2016) 2 The order number assigned to the Imaging Service Request by the party placing the order.
>Order Placer Identifier Sequence (0040,0026) 3 Identifier of the Assigning Authority that issued the Placer Order Number. Only a single Item is permitted in this sequence.
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>Filler Order Number/Imaging Service Request (0040,2017) 2 The order number assigned to the Imaging Service Request by the party filling the order.
>Order Filler Identifier Sequence (0040,0027) 3 Identifier of the Assigning Authority that issued the Filler Order Number. Only a single Item is permitted in this sequence.
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>Requested Procedure ID (0040,1001) 2 Identifier of the related Requested Procedure
>Requested Procedure Description (0032,1060) 2 Institution-generated administrative description or classification of Requested Procedure.
>Requested Procedure Code Sequence (0032,1064) 2 A sequence that conveys the requested procedure. Zero or one Item shall be included in this sequence.
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Current Requested Procedure Evidence Sequence (0040,A375) 1 List of all Composite SOP Instances referenced in the Content Sequence (0040,A730) , including all presentation states, real world value maps and other accompanying composite instances that are referenced from the content items. One or more Items shall be included in this sequence. Note: In the context of the Key Object Selection, the current evidence is considered to be only the set of instances referenced within the Key Object Selection.
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Identical Documents Sequence (0040,A525) 1C Duplicates of this document, stored with different SOP Instance UIDs. One or more Items shall be included in this sequence. Required if this Key Object Selection document references instances in more than one Study. See C.17.2.2 and C.17.6.2.1 for further explanation and conditions.
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C.17.6.2.1 Identical Documents

If the Current Requested Procedure Evidence Sequence (0040,A375) references SOP Instances both in the current study and in one or more other studies, this document shall be duplicated into each of those other studies, and the duplicates shall be referenced in the Identical Documents Sequence (0040,A525).

Note: Thus a Key Object Selection Document that references images in the current study as well as in a prior or comparison study, would be duplicated into the other study. This allows an application displaying that other study to easily access notes relevant to that study's SOP Instances.