pydicom.values.convert_PN

pydicom.values.convert_PN(byte_string: bytes, encodings: Optional[List[str]] = None) Union[PersonName, MutableSequence[PersonName]][source]

Return a decoded ‘PN’ value.

Parameters
  • byte_string (bytes) – The encoded ‘PN’ element value.

  • encodings (list of str, optional) – A list of the character encoding schemes used to encode the ‘PN’ value.

Returns

The decoded ‘PN’ value(s).

Return type

valuerep.PersonName or MultiValue of PersonName