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dicomtodicom - vtk-dicom CLI

DICOMTODICOM(1) User Commands DICOMTODICOM(1)

NAME

dicomtodicom - vtk-dicom CLI

DESCRIPTION

usage:

dicomtodicom -o directory file.dcm ...

options:

-o directory
The output directory.
-s --silent
Do not print anything while executing.
-v --verbose
Verbose error reporting.
--axial
Produce axial slices.
--coronal
Produce coronal slices.
--sagittal
Produce sagittal slices.
--series-description
Textual description of the series.
--series-number
The series number to use.
--modality
The modality: MR or CT or SC.
--uid-prefix
A DICOM uid prefix (optional).
--version
Print the version and exit.
--build-version
Print source and build version.
--help
Documentation for dicomtodicom.
This program allows adjustment of a DICOM series.
In its most basic functionality, this command reads a DICOM series and then writes it out with a new UID. It strips out any meta data that is not recognized as part of the SOP class that it is writing. In other words, its main purpose is to coerce the data to fit the requested SOP class.
Currently, only three output SOP classes can be written: Secondary Capture, CT, and MR. Enhanced CT and Enhanced MR cannot be written, but they can be read, therefore this program can be used to convert enhanced single-file CT and MR DICOM into a series of DICOM files.
The written data has the ImageType set to DERIVED\SECONDARY\OTHER and has a new series number and name. It isn't meant to replace the original data, it is simply meant to coerce the data into a format that might be more compatible with other software.
Reformatting of the data (MPR) is permitted during the conversion. This is an experimental feature and causes much of the per-instance meta data to be discarded.

AUTHOR

This manual page was written by Mathieu Malaterre <malat@debian.org> for the Debian GNU/Linux system, but may be used by others.
August 2017 dicomtodicom 0.7.10