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       dsrdump - Dump DICOM SR file and data set


       dsrdump [options] dsrfile-in...


       The  dsrdump utility dumps the contents of a DICOM Structured Reporting
       (SR) document (file format or raw data set) to stdout in textual  form.
       The output of the document content follows the format proposed in David
       Clunie’s book ’DICOM Structured Reporting’ (PixelMed Publishing, 2000).

       If dsrdump reads a raw data set (DICOM data without a file format meta-
       header) it will attempt to guess the transfer syntax by  examining  the
       first  few  bytes  of  the file. It is not always possible to correctly
       guess the transfer syntax and it is better to convert a data set  to  a
       file  format  whenever possible (using the dcmconv utility). It is also
       possible to use the -f and -t[ieb] options to force dsrdump to  read  a
       dataset with a particular transfer syntax.


       dsrfile-in  DICOM SR input filename to be dumped


   general options
         -h   --help
                print this help text and exit

                print version information and exit

         -d   --debug
                debug mode, print debug information

         -dd  --verbose-debug
                verbose debug mode, print more details

   input options
       input file format:

         +f   --read-file
                read file format or data set (default)

         +fo  --read-file-only
                read file format only

         -f   --read-dataset
                read data set without file meta information

       input transfer syntax:

         -t=  --read-xfer-auto
                use TS recognition (default)

         -td  --read-xfer-detect
                ignore TS specified in the file meta header

         -te  --read-xfer-little
                read with explicit VR little endian TS

         -tb  --read-xfer-big
                read with explicit VR big endian TS

         -ti  --read-xfer-implicit
                read with implicit VR little endian TS

   parsing options
       additional information:

         -Ip  --processing-details
                show currently processed content item

       error handling:

         -Ec  --ignore-constraints
                ignore relationship content constraints

         -Ee  --ignore-item-errors
                do not abort on content item errors, just warn
                (e.g. missing value type specific attributes)

         -Ei  --skip-invalid-items
                skip invalid content items (incl. sub-tree)

   output options

         +Pf  --print-filename
                print header with filename for each document

         -Ph  --no-document-header
                do not print general document information

         +Pn  --number-nested-items
                print position string in front of each line

         -Pn  --indent-nested-items
                indent nested items by spaces (default)

         +Pl  --print-long-values
                print long item values completely

         -Pl  --shorten-long-values
                print long item values shortened (default)

         +Pu  --print-instance-uid
                print SOP instance UID of referenced objects

         +Pc  --print-all-codes
                print all codes (incl. concept name codes)

         +Pt  --print-template-id
                print template identification information


   DICOM Conformance
       The  dsrdump  utility  supports the following SOP Classes (according to
       DICOM 2004 and Supplement 94):

       BasicTextSR                 1.2.840.10008.
       EnhancedSR                  1.2.840.10008.
       ComprehensiveSR             1.2.840.10008.
       ProcedureLog                1.2.840.10008.
       MammographyCADSR            1.2.840.10008.
       KeyObjectSelectionDocument  1.2.840.10008.
       ChestCADSR                  1.2.840.10008.
       XRayRadiationDoseSR         1.2.840.10008.


       All command line tools  use  the  following  notation  for  parameters:
       square  brackets  enclose  optional  values  (0-1), three trailing dots
       indicate that multiple values are allowed (1-n), a combination of  both
       means 0 to n values.

       Command line options are distinguished from parameters by a leading ’+’
       or ’-’ sign, respectively. Usually, order and position of command  line
       options  are  arbitrary  (i.e.  they  can appear anywhere). However, if
       options are mutually exclusive the rightmost appearance is  used.  This
       behaviour  conforms  to  the  standard  evaluation rules of common Unix

       In addition, one or more command files can be specified  using  an  ’@’
       sign  as  a  prefix to the filename (e.g. @command.txt). Such a command
       argument is replaced by the content  of  the  corresponding  text  file
       (multiple  whitespaces  are treated as a single separator) prior to any
       further evaluation. Please note that  a  command  file  cannot  contain
       another  command  file.  This  simple  but effective approach allows to
       summarize common combinations of options/parameters and avoids  longish
       and   confusing   command   lines  (an  example  is  provided  in  file


       The dsrdump utility  will  attempt  to  load  DICOM  data  dictionaries
       specified  in the DCMDICTPATH environment variable. By default, i.e. if
       the  DCMDICTPATH  environment   variable   is   not   set,   the   file
       <PREFIX>/lib/dicom.dic  will  be  loaded unless the dictionary is built
       into the application (default for Windows).

       The  default  behaviour  should  be  preferred  and   the   DCMDICTPATH
       environment  variable  only used when alternative data dictionaries are
       required. The DCMDICTPATH environment variable has the same  format  as
       the  Unix  shell PATH variable in that a colon (’:’) separates entries.
       The data dictionary code will attempt to load each  file  specified  in
       the  DCMDICTPATH  environment  variable.  It  is  an  error  if no data
       dictionary can be loaded.




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