BB.4 DIMSE-C SERVICE GROUPS

BB.4.1 C-FIND Operation

See the C-FIND Operation definition for the Basic Worklist Management Service Class (K.4.1), and substitute “Implant Template” for “Worklist”. The “Worklist” Search Method shall be used.

The SOP Class UID identifies the Implant Template or Implant Assembly Template, respectively Information Model against which the C-FIND is to be performed. The Key Attributes and values allowable for the query are defined in the SOP Class definitions for the Implant Template and Implant Assembly Template Information Model.

BB.4.1.1 Service Class User Behavior

When receiving several Implant Template Instances with the same Implant Part Number, the receiving application shall use Effective DateTime (0068,6226) to determine the appropriate Instance.

BB.4.1.2 Service Class Provider Behavior

An SCP of this SOP Class shall support Level-2 conformance as defined in Section B.4.1.

BB.4.2 C-MOVE Operation

See the C-MOVE Operation definition for the Query/Retrieve Service Class (C.4.2). No Extended Behavior or Relational-Retrieve is defined for the Implant Template and Implant Assembly Template Query/Retrieve Service Classes.

Query/Retrieve Level (0008,0052) is not relevant to the Implant Template and Implant Assembly Template Query/Retrieve Service Classes, and therefore shall not be present in the Identifier. The only Unique Key Attribute of the Identifier shall be SOP Instance UID (0008,0018). The SCU shall supply one UID or a list of UIDs.

Note: More than one entity may be retrieved, using List of UID matching.

BB.4.3 C-GET Operation

See the C-GET Operation definition for the Query/Retrieve Service Class (C.4.2). No Extended Behavior or Relational-Retrieve is defined for the Implant Template and Implant Assembly Template Query/Retrieve Service Classes.

Note: More than one entity may be retrieved, using List of UID matching.