1 Scope and field of application

This part of the DICOM Standard is PS 3.6 of a multi-part standard produced to facilitate the interchange of information between digital imaging computer systems in medical environments. This interchange will enhance diagnostic imaging and potentially other clinical applications. The multi-part DICOM Standard covers the protocols and data that shall be supplied to achieve this interchange of information.

This part of the standard contains the registry of all DICOM Data Elements and all DICOM Unique Identifiers that are defined within the DICOM Standard.