pydicom.filereader.read_dicomdir

pydicom.filereader.read_dicomdir(filename: Union[str, bytes, PathLike] = 'DICOMDIR') DicomDir[source]

Read a DICOMDIR file and return a DicomDir.

This is a wrapper around dcmread() which gives a default file name.

Deprecated since version 2.1: read_dicomdir() is deprecated and will be removed in v3.0. Use dcmread() instead.

Parameters

filename (str, optional) – Full path and name to DICOMDIR file to open

Return type

DicomDir

Raises

InvalidDicomError – Raised if filename is not a DICOMDIR file.