Medical standard for images: DICOM

DICOM – Abbreviation for “Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine” is a standard format for images in the medical field.

It is used to review, store, print and transmit diagnostic images in digital form. The copyright belongs to NEMA (National Electrical Manufacturers Association).

A DICOM file can contain three- or four-dimensional image info , that is, it can also reflect spatial and temporal changes. DICOM is widely used in hospitals and is also beginning to find its way into practices.

In a medical image database based on easydb , it is possible to save and analyze medical and diagnostic images.