C.8.22.1 Enhanced PET Series Module

The Enhanced PET IODs use the General Series module described in section C.7.3.1, specialized by the Enhanced PET Series Module, to describe the DICOM Series Entity described in A.1.2.3, and to define what constitutes a Series for the context of PET device.

Table C.8.22-1 specifies the Attributes that identify and describe general information about the Enhanced PET Series.

Table C.8.22-1ENHANCED PET SERIES MODULE ATTRIBUTES

Attribute Name Tag Type Attribute Description
Modality (0008,0060) 1 Type of equipment that originally acquired the data used to create the images in this Series. Enumerated Values: PT See section C.7.3.1.1.1 for further explanation.
Referenced Performed Procedure Step Sequence (0008,1111) 1C Uniquely identifies the Performed Procedure Step SOP Instance to which the Series is related (e.g. a Modality or General-Purpose Performed Procedure Step SOP Instance). Only a single Item shall be included in this sequence. Required if the Modality Performed Procedure Step SOP Class or General Purpose Performed Procedure Step SOP Class is supported.
>Include ‘SOP Instance Reference Macro’ Table10-11
Related Series Sequence (0008,1250) 1C Identifying the series that was used for attenuation purposes. See C.7.3.1 Required if another series was used to perform attenuation correction. One or more Items shall be included in this sequence.
>Study Instance UID (0020,000D) 1 Instance UID of Study to which the related Series belongs
>Series Instance UID (0020,000E) 1 Instance UID of Related Series
>Purpose of Reference Code Sequence (0040,A170) 2 Describes the purpose for which the reference is made. Zero or more Items shall be included in this sequence. When absent, implies that the reason for the reference is unknown.
>>Include Code Sequence Macro Table 8.8-1 Defined CID 7210.