Method: bulkdata.retrieveBulkdata

Full name: projects.locations.datasets.dicomStores.studies.series.instances.bulkdata.retrieveBulkdata

Returns uncompressed, unencoded bytes representing the referenced bulkdata tag from an instance. See Retrieve Transaction{: .external}.

For details on the implementation of bulkdata.retrieveBulkdata, see Bulkdata resources in the Cloud Healthcare API conformance statement.

For samples that show how to call bulkdata.retrieveBulkdata, see Retrieve bulkdata.

HTTP request


The URL uses gRPC Transcoding syntax.

Path parameters



Required. The name of the DICOM store that is being accessed. For example, projects/{projectId}/locations/{locationId}/datasets/{datasetId}/dicomStores/{dicomStoreId}.

Authorization requires the following IAM permission on the specified resource parent:

  • healthcare.dicomStores.dicomWebRead


Required. The path for the bulkdata.retrieveBulkdata DICOMweb request. For example, studies/{study_uid}/series/{series_uid}/instances/{instance_uid}/bukdata/{bulkdata_uri}.

Request body

The request body must be empty.

Response body

If successful, the response is a generic HTTP response whose format is defined by the method.

Authorization scopes

Requires one of the following OAuth scopes:


For more information, see the Authentication Overview.