L_DicomGetParentKey

#include "ltdic.h"

L_LTDIC_API pDICOMELEMENT L_DicomGetParentKey(hDS, pElement)

HDICOMDS hDS;

a DICOM handle

pDICOMELEMENT pElement;

pointer to a DICOMELEMENT structure

Returns a pointer to the item in the Dicom Dir Data Set that contains the parent of the specified item.

Parameter

Description

hDS

A DICOM handle.

pElement

Pointer to a DICOMELEMENT structure that contains an item in the Data Set.

Returns

!NULL

A pointer to a DICOMELEMENT structure that contains the item in the Data Set that is the parent of the item specified in pElement.

NULL

pElement has no parent. (pElement is a Level 0 item.)

Comments

The parent is the ancestor one level higher than the specified item. If the specified item is a Level 0 item, this function will return NULL. Please note that the numbering of the items in this illustration is arbitrary and does not imply order.

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If the passed pointer points to :

The function returns a pointer to :

Item 1

NULL

Item 2

Item 3

Item 4

Item3

Item 5

Item 6

The following functions will also help you navigate the Data Set:

L_DicomGetFirstKey

L_DicomGetLastKey

L_DicomGetNextKey

L_DicomGetRootKey

L_DicomGetChildKey

Required DLLs and Libraries

LTDIC

For a listing of the exact DLLs and Libraries needed, based on the toolkit version, refer to Files To Be Included With Your Application

Platforms

Win32, x64, Linux.

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