I.1.1 Scope

The Media Storage Service Class defines an application-level class-of-service which facilitates the simple transfer of images and associated information between DICOM AEs by means of Storage Media. It supports:

  1. The Interchange of images and a wide range of associated information.

I.1.2 Service Definition

DICOM AEs implement a SOP Class of the Media Storage Service Class by supporting one or more roles among the three roles FSC, FSR or FSU. SOP Classes of the Media Storage Service Class are implemented using the Media Storage Operations (M-WRITE, M-READ, M-DELETE, M-INQUIRE FILE-SET and M-INQUIRE FILE). The services provided by these Operations are defined in PS 3.10.