DICOM Conformance Statement

Scope and Field of Application

The scope of this DICOM Conformance Statement is to facilitate data exchange with Gendex imaging equipment and Gendex VixWin™ dental imaging software. This document specifies the compliance to the DICOM 3.0 standard. It contains a short description of the applications involved and provides technical information about the data exchange capabilities of the equipment. The main elements describing these capabilities are: the supported DICOM Service Object Pair (SOP) Classes, Roles, Information Object Definitions (IOD) and Transfer Syntaxes.

The field of application is the integration of the Gendex equipment into an environment of other medical devices and hospital information systems. This Conformance Statement should be read in conjunction with the DICOM 3.0 standard and its addenda.

Intended Audience

This Conformance Statement is intended for: 1) System integrators of medical equipment, 2) Software designers implementing DICOM interfaces, and 3) DICOM conformance testing and verification. It is assumed that the reader is familiar with the DICOM 3.0 standard. Readers wishing to obtain more familiarity with the content and terminology of DICOM 3.0 standard are encouraged to obtain and review the standard prior to reading this Conformance Statement. More information on acquiring this document and its updates on the DICOM standard may be found on the website of the National Electrical Manufacturer's Association (NEMA) at www.nema.org.

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