gdcmtar man page

gdcmtar — Concatenate/Extract DICOM files.

Synopsis

gdcmtar [options] file-in file-out

Description

The gdcmtar is a command line tool used to tar/untar multi-frames images (including Siemens Mosaic file)

Parameters

file-in   DICOM input filename

file-out  DICOM output filename

Options

specific options

   --enhance    enhance (default)
-U --unenhance  unenhance
-M --mosaic     Split SIEMENS Mosaic image into multiple frames.
-p --pattern    Specify trailing file pattern.
   --root-uid        Root UID.

general options

-h   --help
       print this help text and exit

-v   --version
       print version information and exit

-V   --verbose
       verbose mode (warning+error).

-W   --warning
       warning mode, print warning information

-E   --error
       error mode, print error information

-D   --debug
       debug mode, print debug information

environment variable

GDCM_ROOT_UID Root UID

Typical Usage

SIEMENS Mosaic

$ gdcminfo MR-sonata-3D-as-Tile.dcm
MediaStorage is 1.2.840.10008.5.1.4.1.1.4 [MR Image Storage]
TransferSyntax is 1.2.840.10008.1.2.1 [Explicit VR Little Endian]
NumberOfDimensions: 2
Dimensions: (384,384,1)
...
$ gdcmtar --mosaic -i MR-sonata-3D-as-Tile.dcm -o mosaic --pattern %03d.dcm

Will output:

-rw-r--r--   1 mathieu mathieu 72882 2009-08-10 11:14 mosaic000.dcm
-rw-r--r--   1 mathieu mathieu 72886 2009-08-10 11:14 mosaic001.dcm
-rw-r--r--   1 mathieu mathieu 72886 2009-08-10 11:14 mosaic002.dcm
-rw-r--r--   1 mathieu mathieu 72886 2009-08-10 11:14 mosaic003.dcm
-rw-r--r--   1 mathieu mathieu 72886 2009-08-10 11:14 mosaic004.dcm
-rw-r--r--   1 mathieu mathieu 72886 2009-08-10 11:14 mosaic005.dcm
-rw-r--r--   1 mathieu mathieu 72884 2009-08-10 11:14 mosaic006.dcm
-rw-r--r--   1 mathieu mathieu 72882 2009-08-10 11:14 mosaic007.dcm
-rw-r--r--   1 mathieu mathieu 72884 2009-08-10 11:14 mosaic008.dcm
-rw-r--r--   1 mathieu mathieu 72884 2009-08-10 11:14 mosaic009.dcm
-rw-r--r--   1 mathieu mathieu 72884 2009-08-10 11:14 mosaic010.dcm
-rw-r--r--   1 mathieu mathieu 72884 2009-08-10 11:14 mosaic011.dcm
-rw-r--r--   1 mathieu mathieu 72884 2009-08-10 11:14 mosaic012.dcm
-rw-r--r--   1 mathieu mathieu 72884 2009-08-10 11:14 mosaic013.dcm
-rw-r--r--   1 mathieu mathieu 72882 2009-08-10 11:14 mosaic014.dcm
-rw-r--r--   1 mathieu mathieu 72884 2009-08-10 11:14 mosaic015.dcm
-rw-r--r--   1 mathieu mathieu 72882 2009-08-10 11:14 mosaic016.dcm
-rw-r--r--   1 mathieu mathieu 72884 2009-08-10 11:14 mosaic017.dcm
-rw-r--r--   1 mathieu mathieu 72884 2009-08-10 11:14 mosaic018.dcm
-rw-r--r--   1 mathieu mathieu 72884 2009-08-10 11:14 mosaic019.dcm
-rw-r--r--   1 mathieu mathieu 72884 2009-08-10 11:14 mosaic020.dcm
-rw-r--r--   1 mathieu mathieu 72884 2009-08-10 11:14 mosaic021.dcm
-rw-r--r--   1 mathieu mathieu 72884 2009-08-10 11:14 mosaic022.dcm
-rw-r--r--   1 mathieu mathieu 72884 2009-08-10 11:14 mosaic023.dcm
-rw-r--r--   1 mathieu mathieu 72884 2009-08-10 11:14 mosaic024.dcm
-rw-r--r--   1 mathieu mathieu 72884 2009-08-10 11:14 mosaic025.dcm
-rw-r--r--   1 mathieu mathieu 72884 2009-08-10 11:14 mosaic026.dcm
-rw-r--r--   1 mathieu mathieu 72884 2009-08-10 11:14 mosaic027.dcm
-rw-r--r--   1 mathieu mathieu 72884 2009-08-10 11:14 mosaic028.dcm
-rw-r--r--   1 mathieu mathieu 72884 2009-08-10 11:14 mosaic029.dcm
-rw-r--r--   1 mathieu mathieu 72882 2009-08-10 11:14 mosaic030.dcm
$ gdcminfo mosaic000.dcm
MediaStorage is 1.2.840.10008.5.1.4.1.1.4 [MR Image Storage]
TransferSyntax is 1.2.840.10008.1.2.1 [Explicit VR Little Endian]
NumberOfDimensions: 2
Dimensions: (64,64,1)
...

See Also

gdcmdump(1), gdcmraw(1), gdcminfo(1)

Author

Mathieu Malaterre

Main developer

Info

11/24/2016 GDCM VER_FULL DICOM Manipulation.