F.5.23 Presentation State Directory Record Definition

The Directory Record is based on the specification of Section F.3. It is identified by a Directory Record Type of Value "PRESENTATION". Table F.5-23 lists the set of keys with their associated Types for such a Directory Record Type. The description of these keys may be found in the Modules related to Softcopy Presentation State Storage IODs. This Directory Record shall be used to reference a Softcopy Presentation State Storage SOP Instance. This Type of Directory Record may reference a Lower-Level Directory Entity that includes one or more Directory Records as defined in Table F.4-1.

Table F.5-23PRESENTATION KEYS

Key Tag Type Attribute Description
Specific Character Set (0008,0005) 1C Required if an extended or replacement character set is used in one of the keys.
Presentation Creation Date (0070,0082) 1 Date on which this presentation was created. Note: This date may be different from the date that the DICOM SOP Instance was created, since the presentation state information contained may have been recorded earlier.
Presentation Creation Time (0070,0083) 1 Time at which this presentation was created. Note: This time may be different from the time that the DICOM SOP Instance was created, since the presentation state information contained may have been recorded earlier.
Include Content Identification Macro Table 10-12
Referenced Series Sequence (0008,1115) 1C Sequence of Items where each Item includes the Attributes of one Series to which the Presentation applies. One or more Items shall be included in this Sequence. Required if the IOD of the Presentation SOP Instance referenced by this directory record includes the Presentation State Relationship Module.
>Series Instance UID (0020,000E) 1 Unique identifier of a Series that is part of this Study.
>Referenced Image Sequence (0008,1140) 1 Sequence of Items where each Item provides reference to an Image SOP Instance. One or more Items shall be included in this sequence.
>>Include ‘SOP Instance Reference Macro' Table 10-11
Blending Sequence (0070,0402) 1C Sequence of Items where each Item includes the Attributes of a Study to which the Presentation applies. Only two Items shall be included in this sequence. Required if the SOP Instance referenced by this directory record includes the Blending Sequence (0070,0402) attribute.
>Study Instance UID (0020,000D) 1 Unique identifier for a Study that contains the images to which the Presentation applies.
>Referenced Series Sequence (0008,1115) 1 Sequence of Items where each Item includes the Attributes of one Series to which the Presentation applies. Only a single item shall be included in this Sequence.
>>Series Instance UID (0020,000E) 1 Unique identifier of the Series
>>Referenced Image Sequence (0008,1140) 1 Sequence of Items where each Item provides reference to an Image SOP Instance to which the Presentation applies. One or more Items shall be included in this sequence.
>>>Include ‘SOP Instance Reference Macro' Table 10-11
Any other Attribute of the Presentation IE Modules 3

Note: Because Referenced SOP Instance UID in File (0004,1511) may be used as a "pseudo" Directory Record Key (See Table F.3-3), it is not duplicated in this list of keys.