TCE Selector

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TCE Selector v1.0

TCE Selector provides vendor independent integration of PACS and teaching files according to IHE TCE. It implements RadLex as established categorization systems for efficient keyword based retrieval.

  • Image display and selection in PACS client
  • DICOM send to TCE Selector
  • GUI to enter keywords and information
  • Pseudonymize
  • Processing of DICOM instances and content
  • Generate additional teaching file information (ATFI) and TCE manifests
  • Send teaching cases with DICOM instances, TCE manifests and ATFI to MIRC for automated generation of teaching files


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When you downloaded and intend to use the TCE Selector, we would greatly appreciate if you would let us know by sending an email to, which would allow us to keep track on the use and popularity of the tool. Thank you very much in advance!

Quick start guide:

Download and extract TCE Selector. Execute the setup file Start the TCE Selector. Edit the configuration:

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  • configure the local receive process (storeSCP) by entering a desired port number and AE Title. Click "Save startscript".
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  • edit the settings for teaching file creation in the "settings" tab: when using MIRC as receiver, a good choice is to set MIRC Title, Abstract and Category. Important: Pseudonymization is only performed, when "pseudonymization" is checked. Patient name is replaced by Patient ID plus the defined prefix.
  • edit the Destination: local AET is the AE title of the store SCP as configured above, Dest. AET and Dest. port are the connection parameters of of the MIRC TCE Service.
  • Hit ok to exit the config dialog.
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  • Now configure a DICOM node in your PACS client with the parameters entered under "StoreSCP"
  • Select images you want in your teaching case and send them to the configured DICOM node
  • After the configured timeout, the TCE Selector GUI starts.
  • Enter the content and keywords
  • When finished hit the "send" or "send+close" button.
  • Point your browser to your MIRC site. You'll find your new document

Further documentation will be available soon.

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