pydicom.values.convert_value

pydicom.values.convert_value(VR: str, raw_data_element: RawDataElement, encodings: Optional[Union[str, MutableSequence[str]]] = None) Union[Any, MutableSequence[Any]][source]

Return the element value decoded using the appropriate decoder.

Parameters
  • VR (str) – The element’s VR.

  • raw_data_element (pydicom.dataelem.RawDataElement) – The encoded element value.

  • encodings (list of str, optional) – A list of the character encoding schemes used to encode any text elements.

Returns

The element value decoded using the appropriate decoder.

Return type

type or MultiValue of type