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I have got DICOM patients that have an attribute Patient's Name (0010,0010) I do not like. I have a tool to change attributes of each DICOM files but that tool cannot iterate over directories. Is there a solution that works?

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Which OS? On a unix like OS (e.g. BSD, linux, OS X) you can use find to execute a command on each file. Also, rename? Is the patient name part of the file name ? – Hennes Sep 3 '13 at 12:58
Syntax example: find /path/to/files/ -name '*.dicom' -type f -exec Prog_to_clear_information {}\; – Hennes Sep 3 '13 at 13:00
Operating system shall either be Windows or Linux (Cygwin under Windows). I found DICOM Files Sorter ( which does the job quite well. I want renaming of files according to content inside file (DICOM tags) so Prog_to_clear_information is the wanted program. – gentlesea Sep 5 '13 at 7:08

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