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UID

UID stands for Unique Identifier.  This is a unique number to identify, for example, images, reports, etc. Some com

UML

The Unified Modeling Language (UML) is a standardized language used to specify and visualize object-oriented system

Unique Identifier (UID)

Unique Identifiers (UIDs) are used to identify everything in DICOM, from the SOP classes to the individual objects. Thei

URL

A unifued resource locator (URL) is the address of an Internet resource such as a web site, a document, or a script.&nbs

US

US stands for Ultrasound.  Ultrasound is a modality using acoustic (sound) energy to visualize pathology.

Abstract Syntax

In DICOM, an Abstract Syntax is a set of rules that are negotiated for exchanging objects. The Abstract Syntax identifie

Access Control

Technical safeguards deal with the implementation of the security measures in the infrastructure, such as the network, t

Access to Radiology Information (ARI)

The Access to Radiology Information (ARI) integration profile is part of the IHE Radiology Technical Framework.This prof

Accession Number

DICOM Modality Worklist makes patient demographic information, order details and scheduling information from a RIS

Acquisition Modality

In the context of medical imaging, a modality is device or system that generates images of the internals of the human bo