Source code for pydicom.misc

"""Miscellaneous helper functions"""
# Copyright (c) 2009 Darcy Mason
# This file is part of pydicom, released under a modified MIT license.
#    See the file LICENSE included with this distribution, also
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_size_factors = dict(KB=1024, MB=1024 * 1024, GB=1024 * 1024 * 1024)

[docs]def size_in_bytes(expr): """Return the number of bytes for a defer_size argument to dcmread() """ if expr is None or expr == float('inf'): return None try: return int(expr) except ValueError: unit = expr[-2:].upper() if unit in _size_factors.keys(): val = float(expr[:-2]) * _size_factors[unit] return val else: raise ValueError( "Unable to parse length with unit '{0:s}'".format(unit))
[docs]def is_dicom(file_path): """Boolean specifying if file is a proper DICOM file. This function is a pared down version of read_preamble meant for a fast return. The file is read for a proper preamble ('DICM'), returning True if so, and False otherwise. This is a conservative approach. Parameters ---------- file_path : str The path to the file. See Also -------- filereader.read_preamble filereader.read_partial """ with open(file_path, 'rb') as fp: # preamble magic = return magic == b"DICM"