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ESOT modality: what does it mean?

Feb 9, 2017 06:08 AM
by Tommy
Hi there, yesterday I viewed a CD with bone densitometry images with RadiAnt.
I noticed that RadiAnt labeled it as ESOT in the DICOM modality field.

I'm curious to now what ESOT stands for since I did not find anything about this in the internet.

for what I know the correct tag for Bone Densitometry (X-Ray) would be BMD.

Feb 13, 2017 08:03 PM
by RadiAnt
Never seen such modality before. Perhaps some error in this file's creation process...
Jul 13, 2017 07:47 PM
by J. David Giese
ESOT does not seem to be valid value according to the DICOM standard:

I second the "error in the file creation process" theory.

Mar 4, 2021 02:55 PM
by Tommy
found another CD with bone densitometry that RadiAnt labels as "ESOT" modality... it was obtained on a GE Dexa scanner

the images are just dicomized screenshots of the reporting template

I still wonder what the acronym ESOT stands for...

Externally Scanned OTher ?
Mar 8, 2021 11:29 AM
by RadiAnt
No idea, Tommy...
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