Question Posted 04/29/15:
Dear expert! recently, I have downloaded rt-fMRI images from ADNI dataset.To accurately process these data, I have to know the slice order. However, I have not found any useful information about slice order form the header information. For aheader information,I can only find the information about slice location and image number. So, I want to know where can I get slice order, or speculate the it by a certain relationship between slice location and image number?
Response posted 04/30/15 by ADNI MRI Core:
Thank you for your question to the ADNI MRI Core.

As of right now, slice order is not specifically denoted in the DICOM headers, However there is a DICOM Working Group devoted to getting a better set of tags for fMRI, but they are not available yet.

For now we have captured the slice order in our QC report available here:

Under the file named:
Mayo (Jack Lab) - Default Mode Network Connectivity [ADNIGO,2]

Column: T