Course Description
ΥΠΙ3 - Medical Imaging Systems
Code: ΥΠΙ3
Title Course: Medical Imaging Systems
Semester: 1st
Category: REQUIRED (Medical Informatics)
Lecture hours: 3
Instructor: Kandarakis (ΤΕΙ-Α)
Course web page: http://eclass.uoa.gr/courses/D439/
Course Description:
Diagnostic Radiology (x-rays, radiation-matter interactions, radiation detectors for Projection Imaging, Computed Radiography (CR), Digital Radiography (DR), Digital Fluoroscopy (DF), x-ray Computed Tomography (CT), Multi-slice Multi-detector Spiral CT (MSCT/MDCT). Nuclear Medicine (Radioactivity, Projection Imaging Detectors-Gamma Camera, Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT), Positron Emission Tomography (PET), Hybrid and Combined Systems (SPECT/CT, PET/CT). Radiation Therapy (Radiation Dosimetry, Electron and Proton Accelerators, Treatment Planning, Portal Imaging, Cone-Beam Computed Tomography-CBCT). Ultrasonic Imaging-US (ultrasound production-piezoelectric transducers, B-mode, Doppler Effect, Color Flow Imaging etc). Magnetic Resonance Imaging-MRI (Magnetic Resonance, Pulse Sequences, k-space and image formation, functional MRI, MR Spectrosopy, Combined MRI/PET systems). Linear Systems Theory, Stochastic Processes (quantum image, signal and noise transfer, spatial resolution, Modulation Transfer Function (MTF), Noise Power Spectrum (NPS), Detective Quantum Efficiency (DQE), Entropy and Information Capacity). Image Reconstruction Algorithms (Filtered Back-projection for parallel and cone beam geometry, Iteration Algorithms with applications in SPECT and PET). Monte Carlo methods in Medical Imaging (Modeling efficiency and limitations, random sampling techniques, applications in Image Detectors). [Previous page]
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