pydicom.values.convert_UI(byte_string: bytes, is_little_endian: bool, struct_format: str | None = None) UID | MutableSequence[UID][source]

Return a decoded ‘UI’ value.

Elements with VR of ‘UI’ may have a non-significant trailing null 0x00.

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

  • is_little_endian (bool) – True if the value is encoded as little endian, False otherwise.

  • struct_format (str, optional) – Not used.


The decoded ‘UI’ element value without trailing nulls or spaces.

Return type:

uid.UID or list of uid.UID