Method: studies.delete

Full name: projects.locations.datasets.dicomStores.studies.delete

studies.delete deletes all instances within the given study. Delete requests are equivalent to the GET requests specified in the Retrieve transaction. The method returns an Operation which will be marked successful when the deletion is complete.

Warning: Inserting instances into a study while a delete operation is running for that study could result in the new instances not appearing in search results until the deletion operation finishes.

For samples that show how to call studies.delete, see Deleting a study, series, or instance.

HTTP request


The URL uses gRPC Transcoding syntax.

Path parameters



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

  • healthcare.dicomStores.dicomWebDelete


The path of the studies.delete request. For example, studies/{study_uid}.

Request body

The request body must be empty.

Response body

If successful, the response body contains an instance of Operation.

Authorization Scopes

Requires one of the following OAuth scopes:


For more information, see the Authentication Overview.