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DICOM file

This page contains information on the DICOM file extension (Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine file)

File extension.DICOM
CategoryImage File
DescriptionDICOM is a standard used in medical imaging and intended for storing, viewing, printing and sharing graphics, as well as information about patients, examination process, hospitals, medical equipment manufacturers, etc. Based on OSI (an ISO standard), it is associated with major medical equipment brands and software backed by this equipment. There are two information levels defined by the DICOM standard: the object-oriented tag-structured DICOM File and DICOM Network Protocols, which is intended for data transmission. Software supporting this format includes 3DSlicer, Ginkgo CADx, OsiriX, CDCM, MicroDicom, XnView and Orthanc.
Associated programsXnView
Developed byNational Electrical Manufacturers Association
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Convert DICOM files

Using CoolUtils Online DICOM Converter it is possible to convert DICOM files to a variety of other formats:

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