IHE Profile The IHE Treatment Delivery Workflow-II (TDW-II) Integration Profile describes the necessary workflow between a Treatment Management System (TMS) and Treatment Delivery Device (TDD) for treatment delivery.

DICOM Print Service

Printing in DICOM is unlike any other printing system used in the world, with no relation to PDF, network print protocols etc. Not surprisingly, it uses standard DICOM mechanisms, and although it is one of the original 1993 services, it is probably one of the most complex services in the standard!

How to send large amount of Images DicomObjects

Common use case and restrictions It is common that users need to send an entire DICOM study that contains hundreds (or even thousands) of images to a remote DICOM node.

DICOM Preamble Vulnerability

This page addresses a reported vulnerability in the preamble defined by the DICOM file format. The vulnerability could allow DICOM files stored on media to have executable malware inserted.


The Structure of DICOMDIR DICOMDIR acts as a “Directory” for DICOM file sets and holds a full 4 level hierarchy (PATIENT –> STUDY –> SERIES –> IMAGE) as shown below:

Hounsfield Units

Hounsfield Units (HU) are used in CT images it is a measure of radio-density, calibrated to distilled water and free air.