# Modality

Modality is a general term of medical diagnostic equipment such as CR, CT, MRI, etc.
As a result of scanning medical image with these modalities, DICOM file that includes image data and information of patient, examination, and others is generated.
Modalities have modality codes for each rough classifications of equipments.

SonicDICOM PACS supports following types of modalities.

  • Computed Radiography (CR)
  • Computed Tomography (CT)
  • Digital X-Ray (DX)
  • Endoscope (ES)
  • Mammography (MG)
  • Magnetic Resonance (MR)
  • Nuclear Medicine (NM)
  • Positron Emission Tomography PET-CT (PT)
  • Radio Fluoroscopy (RF)
  • Radiographic Imaging (RG)
  • Radiation Therapy (RT)
  • Secondary Capture (SC)
  • Ultrasound (US)
  • X-Ray Angiographic (XA)
  • External-camera Photography (XC)