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Image::ExifTool::DICOM - Read DICOM and ACR-NEMA medical images
This module is used by Image::ExifTool
This module contains routines required by Image::ExifTool to extract meta
information from DICOM (Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine) DCM
and ACR-NEMA (American College of Radiology - National Electrical
Manufacturer's Association) ACR medical images.
Values of retired elements in implicit VR format files are intepreted as
strings, hence they may not be displayed properly. This is because the
specification no longer lists these VR's, but simply lists 'RET' for these
elements. (Doh. Who's idea was that? :P)
Images compressed using the DICOM deflated transfer syntax will be decoded
if Compress::Zlib is installed.
No translation of special characters sets is done.
Copyright 2003-2008, Phil Harvey (phil at owl.phy.queensu.ca)
This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
under the same terms as Perl itself.
``DICOM Tags'' in Image::ExifTool::TagNames,
- SEE ALSO
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