readDICOM: Read All DICOM Files in a Directory

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

View source: R/dicom.R

Description

All DICOM files are imported and a text file summarizing their content recorded.

Usage

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readDICOM(path, recursive = TRUE, exclude = NULL, verbose = FALSE,
          counter, ...)

Arguments

path

Path name to the DICOM directory.

recursive

Search recursively down from the given path name.

exclude

Exclude file names containing this character string.

verbose

Flag to provide text-based progress bar.

counter

Ignored.

...

Arguments to be passed to readDICOMFile.

Details

A for loop is used to process each DICOM file contained in the directory(ies). If only a single file is specified in the path, readDICOM will read that file only.

Value

A list structure with two major components:

img

All images associated with the DICOM directory(ies).

hdr

All header files associated with the DICOM directory(ies).

Author(s)

Brandon Whitcher [email protected]

References

Whitcher, B., V. J. Schmid and A. Thornton (2011). Working with the DICOM and NIfTI Data Standards in R, Journal of Statistical Software, 44 (6), 1–28. http://www.jstatsoft.org/v44/i06

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

See Also

readDICOMFile

Examples

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## Not run: 
dcmSphere <- readDICOM(system.file("sphere3", package="oro.dicom"),
                       verbose=TRUE)

## End(Not run)

Example output

oro.dicom: Rigorous - DICOM Input / Output (version = 0.5.0)

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