C.8.7.10 X-Ray Filtration Module

This Module describes the attributes related to the filtration of X-Rays during the acquisition of an X-Ray image.

Table C.8-35X-RAY FILTRATION MODULE ATTRIBUTES

Attribute Name Tag Type Attribute Description
Include ‘X-Ray Filtration Macro’ Table C.8.35a

Table C.8-35aX-RAY FILTRATION MACRO ATTRIBUTES

Attribute Name Tag Type Attribute Description
Filter Type (0018,1160) 3 Type of filter(s) inserted into the X-Ray beam (e.g. wedges). Defined Terms: STRIP WEDGE BUTTERFLY MULTIPLE NONE Note: Multiple type of filters can be expressed by a combination, e.g., BUTTERFLY+WEDGE.
Filter Material (0018,7050) 3 The X-Ray absorbing material used in the filter. May be multi-valued. Defined Terms: MOLYBDENUM ALUMINUM COPPER RHODIUM NIOBIUM EUROPIUM LEAD
Filter Thickness Minimum (0018,7052) 3 The minimum thickness in mm of the X-Ray absorbing material used in the filters. May be multi-valued, with values corresponding to the respective values in Filter Material (0018,7050).
Filter Thickness Maximum (0018,7054) 3 The maximum thickness in mm of the X-Ray absorbing material used in the filters. May be multi-valued, with values corresponding to the respective values in Filter Material (0018,7050).
Filter Beam Path Length Minimum (0018,7056) 3 The minimum length (in mm) of the X-Ray beam path in the Filter Material that is not blocked by collimation. May be multi-valued, with values corresponding to the respective values in Filter Material (0018,7050).
Filter Beam Path Length Maximum (0018,7058) 3 The maximum length (in mm) of the X-Ray beam path in the Filter Material that is not blocked by collimation. May be multi-valued, with values corresponding to the respective values in Filter Material (0018,7050).