Analysis of Communication Protocol for Medical Image Transmission Standard DICOM
MA Hai-bo (School of Electrical & Information Engineering, Dalian Jiaotong UniverSity, Dalian 116028, China)
Only the protocols above transport layer is defined in DICOM, and every layer provides service for its upper layer through primary. The medical images are transported over upper layer, which has three phases, connection establishment, data transfer and connection close. The relevant relationship of data transfer and the protocol format is introduced, and an example of communication procedure is presented and analyzed.