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gdcmscanner - Scan a directory containing DICOM files.

GDCMSCANNER(1) DICOM Manipulation. GDCMSCANNER(1)

NAME

gdcmscanner - Scan a directory containing DICOM files.

SYNOPSIS

gdcmscanner [options] directory

DESCRIPTION

The gdcmscanner is a command line tool to quickly extract value from a set of DICOM attribute in a DICOM File-Set.

PARAMETERS

  -d --dir       DICOM directory
  -t --tag %d,%d DICOM tag(s) to look for

OPTIONS

  -p --print      Print output.
  -r --recursive  Recusively descend directory.

general options

  -h   --help
         print this help text and exit
-v --version print version information and exit
-V --verbose verbose mode (warning+error).
-W --warning warning mode, print warning information
-E --error error mode, print error information
-D --debug debug mode, print debug information

TYPICAL USAGE

SIMPLE USAGE

In order to display all the value for Patient Name (0010,0010) in the directory name gdcmData, simply do:
$ gdcmscanner -t 10,10 -d gdcmData -p

COMPLEX USAGE

Because gdcmscanner does not support progress, you have to wait until all files are traversed to see any results. This is quite cumbersome, on UNIX this can be worked around with the following trick:
$ find gdcmData -type d -exec gdcmscanner -t 10,10 -d {} -p ';'
So all directory are locally traversed (no child directory are recursively traversed), which means results comes out much faster.

SEE ALSO

gdcmdump(1), gdcmraw(1)

AUTHOR

Mathieu Malaterre
Main developer
Copyright © 2006, 2011 Mathieu Malaterre
 
10/04/2017 GDCM 2.8.3