7.5.2 DIMSE-N SERVICES

The DIMSE-N services provide both notification and operation services applicable to Normalized SOP Instances.

7.5.2.1 Notification service

DIMSE-N provides a single Notification Service, the N-EVENT-REPORT. The N-EVENT-REPORT service is invoked by a DIMSE-service-user to report an event about a SOP Instance to a peer DIMSE-service-user. This service is a confirmed service and a response is expected.

7.5.2.2 Operation services

DIMSE-N provides the following operation services which are all confirmed services and as such a response is expected:

a) The N-GET service is invoked by a DIMSE-service-user to request the retrieval of information from a peer DIMSE-service-user.

b) The N-SET service is invoked by a DIMSE-service-user to request the modification of information by a peer DIMSE-service-user.

c) The N-ACTION service is invoked by a DIMSE-service-user to request a peer DIMSE-service-user to perform an action.

d) The N-CREATE service is invoked by a DIMSE-service-user to request a peer DIMSE-service-user to create an instance of a SOP Class.

e) The N-DELETE service is invoked by a DIMSE-service-user to request a peer DIMSE-service-user to delete an instance of a SOP Class.