C.8.16.2.1.3 Volume Based Calculation Technique Attribute

The value of the Volume Based Calculation Technique attribute (0008,9207) shall be used to indicate the method used for calculating pixels based on geometry.

Shall have a value of NONE when Value 1 of Image Type (0008,0008) or Value 1 of Frame Type (0008,9007) is ORIGINAL.

Table C.8-134 specifies the Defined Terms for the Volume Based Calculation Technique (0008,9207) attribute.

Table C.8-134VOLUME BASED CALCULATION TECHNIQUE ATTRIBUTE VALUES

Defined Term Name Defined Term Description
MAX_IP Maximum Intensity Projection
MIN_IP Minimum Intensity Projection
VOLUME_RENDER Volume Rendering Projection Volume Rendering Image represents 3D voluminar information constructed from measured voxel intensities covering a 3D volume.
SURFACE_RENDER Surface Rendering Projection Surface Rendering Image represents 3D surface information constructed from measured voxel intensities covering a 3D volume.
MPR Multi-Planar Reformat
CURVED_MPR Curved Multi-Planar Reformat
NONE Pixels not derived geometrically
MIXED Used only as a value in Volume Based Calculation Technique (0008,9207) attribute in the Enhanced MR Image Module or MR Spectroscopy Module if frames within the image SOP Instance contain different terms for the Volume Based Calculation Technique attribute in MR Frame Type Functional Group or MR Spectroscopy Frame Type Functional Group.