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PostPosted: Tue, 2017-10-24, 15:03 

Joined: Fri, 2009-11-20, 08:26
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Is it possible with one of the shipped DCMTK commandline-tools to extract private binary data from a dcm file?

For example:
A private tag has been written to an existing dcm-file using dcmodify.exe
 dcmodify.exe -if "(0029,1030)=BINARYFILE" DICOMFILE

What would be the other way around to extract the binary-file from the resulting DICOMFILE?

PostPosted: Thu, 2017-10-26, 13:42 

Joined: Tue, 2017-10-10, 09:44
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i did the same thing a few days ago.. i don't know about command line tools though.


PostPosted: Fri, 2017-10-27, 11:47 
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you can use dcmdump. Option +L makes sure all tags (i.e. also those with very long tag values) will be dumped.
In general you can send dcmdump output to a file (dcmdump DICOMFILE > output.txt).
If you want to extract only selected tags, you can additionally use dcmdump's +P option to select the tag of interest, e.g.
dcmdump +L +P "(0029,1030)" DICOMFILE. You can also repeat +P multiple times to select more than one tag.

I don't see another way to extract the private data using the commandline tools.


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