DICOM defines how to format images and image quality requirements that aid the exchange of images for clinical use.
Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) is an international standard for medical images and related data (ISO 12052).x
Audience DICOM is implemented in devices used for radiology and cardiology imaging and is an emerging trend for ophthalmology and dentistry use.
Metathesaurus Update Frequency
DICOM is included annually as part of the NCI Thesaurus in the Metathesaurus.