Method: series.searchForInstances

Full name: projects.locations.datasets.dicomStores.studies.series.searchForInstances

dicomWeb.searchForInstances returns a list of matching instances. See RetrieveTransaction.

For details on the implementation of dicomWeb.searchForInstances, see Search transaction in the Cloud Healthcare API conformance statement.

For samples that show how to call dicomWeb.searchForInstances, see Searching for studies, series, instances, and frames.

HTTP request


The URL uses gRPC Transcoding syntax.

Path parameters



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


The path of the SearchForInstancesRequest DICOMweb request. For example, instances, series/{series_uid}/instances, or studies/{study_uid}/instances.

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.