These are specific DICOM standards, in the form of RT DICOM objects, to address the specific needs for Radiation Therapy.

RT Image: Specifies radiotherapy images obtained by radiation therapy devices, such as conventional simulators and portal imaging devices. These are often referred to as the “portal films” in the analogue film world. These are also used for calculated images using the same geometry as the treatment system, such as digitally reconstructed radiographs (DRRs).




WW stands for Window Width. Window Width controls contrast is a range of grayscale values to be mapped on monitor…


SMPTE (Society for Motion Picture and Television Engineers) is an international standards development organization. SMPTE has specified several test patterns,…

SOP Class

A SOP (Service Object Pair) Class is a combination of a service such as Store, Retrieve, and an object such…