extractHeader: Extract Single Field from DICOM Headers

Description Usage Arguments Details Value Author(s) References See Also Examples

View source: R/header.R

Description

A particular DICOM field is extracted for a collection of DICOM headers.

Usage

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extractHeader(hdrs, string, numeric = TRUE, names = FALSE,
              inSequence = TRUE)

Arguments

hdrs

List object of DICOM headers.

string

DICOM field name.

numeric

Logical; values are converted to numbers when TRUE.

names

Logical; file names are kept with elements of the vector.

inSequence

Logical; whether or not to look into SequenceItem elements.

Details

The DICOM field is extracted from each DICOM header and placed into a vector.

Value

Vector of values from the requested DICOM field.

Author(s)

Brandon Whitcher [email protected]

References

Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM)
http://medical.nema.org

See Also

readDICOM

Examples

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x <- readDICOMFile(system.file("dcm/Abdo.dcm", package="oro.dicom"))
(seriesDescription <- extractHeader(x$hdr, "SeriesDescription",
                                    numeric=FALSE))
(IOP <- extractHeader(x$hdr, "ImageOrientationPatient", numeric=FALSE))

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