A DICOM service is general DICOM function. Some of the more widely-used DICOM services include:

– Modality Worklist
– Modality Performed Procedure Step (MPPS)
– Print
– Query/Retrieve
– Store
– Storage Commitment

A DICOM service is built on one or more DIMSE (DICOM Service Element) commands.




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SOP Class

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