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NEMA DICOM CD 1997

The CD contains a collection of DICOM images prepared under the direction of NEMA's Committee for the Advancement of DICOM, Medical Imaging Informatics Section.


A wide variety of images are contained on the CD including Computed Radiography, ComputedTomography, Magnetic Resonance, Nuclear Medicine, Radiotherapy, Secondary Capture, Ultrasound, X-Ray Angiography and X-Ray Radiofluoroscopy.

The CD was built according to DICOM Supplement 19 General Purpose CD-R Image Interchange Profile and conveys an ISO 9660 file system which is readable on PC, Mac and Unix platforms. The DICOM images are stored in "Explicit VR Little Endian Uncompressed Transfer Syntax" encoding using the DICOM file format specified by DICOM Part 10: Media Storage and File Format for Data Interchange.


The following NEMA members have financially sponsored creation the CD and have provided example images. The rightmost column will give you to additional information about the images found on the CD. If you have an internet connection, clicking on the participant's logo will take you to their WWW site.
AGFA AGFA AGFA Images
GE Medical Systems GEMS GE Images
Philips Medical Systems PHILIPS Philips Images
Picker International PICKER Picker Images
Toshiba Medical Systems TOSHIBA Toshiba Images


The following companies have also financially sponsored the creation of the CD but have not contributed images. If you have an internet connection, clicking on the logo will take you to their WWW site.
Cerner Corporation CERNER
Merge Technologies MERGE


OFFIS Commissioned by NEMA, the production of the CD has been coordinated by Kuratorium OFFIS e.V., a non-profit R&D institute located in Oldenburg, Germany. OFFIS tested the images, built the required medical directory (DICOMDIR) and created a CD-R according to the specifications of DICOM Supplement 19: General Purpose CD-R Image Interchange Profile. The CD-R was used as the master for CD-ROM pressing.


©1997 NEMA, prepared by the Committee for the Advancement of DICOM, Medical Imaging Informatics Section