Spliting and Merging in context of studies in PACS means dividing the single study folder into more study folder or adding the different study folder into one study folder.
Splitting may be reuired to be done when patient is registered for different exams separetly in RIS but exam is performed together on modality/ In this case tech needs to divide the series and copies into different folder created for different exams during registration.
Merging may be required to be done when complementry exam or series is added into exam after the study is completed.
Splitting and merging is available as Quality control tools with most of the RIS PACS vendor.
Last Wiki Answer Submitted: October 1, 2010 4:48 am by Nitinarora435 pts.
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