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DICOM query retrieve tools

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Dcmfetch is a python package for retrieving images from a DICOM server. There is no python DICOM network provided but the package can use command line utilies from either dcm4che2 or dcm4che3 for the network transport. In addition, bundled standalone versions of the required dcm4che3 tools are now included so the only mandatory external (non-python) dependency is a working java runtime. Further details on installation and use are available here.

The DICOM server must support the dicom c-find and c-get protocols (not just c-move). This is the case for the dcm4chee server, though several other common servers do not as yet support c-get. In addition though, dcmfetch supports access to servers such as orthanc using the QIDO-RS and WADO-RS web REST APIs instead.

DICOM servers are identified by keys in the configuration file This file encodes the server details (AET, most, port) together with a string representing facilities supported by the server (including the web API if available). This file is typically installed to the directory /etc on a unix system.

As well as the python package dcmfetch two utilities are provided: dcmfetch a command line program to retrieve series and dcmfetchtool a PyQt based graphical tool.


This package is made available under the MIT licence. The included dcm4che3 programs are distributed under the Mozilla public licence, the only modification here has been to bundle them into single executables.

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