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(Important note for ITK users)

(Important note for new DICOM users)

Gdcm is yet another C++ library dedicated to reading/parsing and writing Dicom medical files.
GDCM stands as a short for "Grass roots DiCoM.

What gdcm IS

What gdcm is NOT

Except for dicom base standard part 5 gdcm does NOT implement any other part of the Dicom base standard (as opposed to other C++ based with open license libraries like DCMTK  or CTN).
In particular gdcm is not aware of:

What gdcm still misses

Among all the features of the dicom part 5 gdcm doesn't implement (yet?) Gdcm also still needs