Web Access to DICOM Objects (WADO) enables you to retrieve specific studies, series and instances by reference. The specification for WADO-RS can be found in PS3.18 6.5. WADO-RS can returns binary DICOM instances, as well as rendered instances.

Methods

VerbPathDescription
GET{s}/studies/{study}Retrieve entire study
GET{s}/studies/{study}/renderedRetrieve rendered study
GET{s}/studies/{study}/series/{series}Retrieve entire series
GET{s}/studies/{study}/series/{series}/renderedRetrieve rendered series
GET{s}/studies/{study}/series/{series}/metadataRetrieve series metadata
GET{s}/studies/{study}/series/{series}/instances/{instance}Retrieve instance
GET{s}/studies/{study}/series/{series}/instances/{instance}/renderedRetrieve rendered instance
GET{s}/studies/{study}/series/{series}/instances/{instance}/metadataRetrieve instance metadata
GET{s}/studies/{study}/series/{series}/instances/{instance}/frames/{frames}Retrieve frames in an instance
GET{s}/{bulkdataURIReference}Retrieve bulk data

Rendered WADO-RS Query Parameters

KeyValueDescription
annotation“patient” / “technique”Add burned-in demographics / procedure details
quality{n}Quality of image (lossy factor)
viewportvw,vh / sx,sy,sw,shWidth and height, or crop to specific region
windowcentre,width,shapeCenter of the range of gray scale in the image

Accept Headers

CategoryMedia TypeSupport
Single Frame Imageimage/jpegdefault
image/gifrequired
image/pngrequired
image/jp2optional
Multi-frame Imageimage/gifoptional
Videovideo/mpegoptional
video/mp4optional
video/H265optional
Texttext/htmldefault
text/plainrequired
text/xmlrequired
text/rtfoptional
application/pdfoptional