Re: To "borrow" Image IOD
Your understanding is correct: using the CT IOD would
not be DICOM compliant. There are mandatory (type 1)
attributes that assume the pixel values represent xray
rather than optical absorbance.
"jie" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> I'm still a beginner in DICOM developemnt. I asked about how to make a
> new modality DICOM compliant. I'd like to hear a definite answer on
> this question: Can I use a standard image IOD for image of a modality
> other than what it is intended for? e.g. If our modality data is close
> to CT data, can I fill the CT image IOD with our image and data (maybe
> add some standard ro private tags) and fill the Modality attribute as
> "CTLM" (our new modality)? My understanding is I can't. The UID of CT
> image IOD implies it has to be CT image. Am I right?