L_DicomRemoveType3EmptyElements

#include "Ltdic.h"

L_LTDIC_API L_BOOL L_DicomRemoveType3EmptyElements(hDS)

Deletes type 3 empty elements from the dataset.

Parameters

HDICOMDS hDS

A DICOM handle.

Returns

Value Meaning
TRUE If the function was able to traverse the dataset and maybe removed some items.
FALSE If there was a problem identifying the dataset IOD class, or if the IOD class was unknown.

Comments

You can remove empty items to save space and minimize the dataset size before sending it.

Required DLLs and Libraries

Platforms

Win32, x64, Linux.

See Also

Functions

Topics

Example

This example removes empty Type 3 elements from the Data Set

L_INT DicomRemoveType3EmptyElementsExample(L_VOID) 
{ 
   HDICOMDS      hDS; 
 
   hDS = L_DicomCreateDS(NULL); 
 
   L_DicomInitDS(hDS, CLASS_CT_IMAGE_STORAGE, 0);  
 
   L_DicomRemoveType3EmptyElements(hDS); 
 
   L_DicomFreeDS(hDS); 
   return DICOM_SUCCESS; 
} 

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