BM1010 Medical Imaging Techniques Syllabus

BM1010 MEDICAL IMAGING TECHNIQUES 3 0 0 100

AIM
• To have a clear understanding of concept and components of medical imaging techniques.
• To have an exposure on Quality assurance tests for X-rays, MRI.
• To understand the principles of 3D image and its clinical applications.

OBJECTIVES
• To understand need for Quality assurance and Quality assurance tests for radiography,
methods of recording sectional images.
• To study the functioning of radioisotopic imaging equipments.
• To know about MRI, image acquisition and reconstruction and MRI safety.
• To understand the mathematical concept needed in image processing.
• To study 3D image display techniques and its clinical applications.


1. DIFFERENT MODES OF MEDICAL RECORDING 9
Quality assurance and image improvement in diagnostic radiology with X-Rays, specific Quality assurance tests for X-rays, need for sectional images, principles of sectional images recording, computer tomography with different trajectories.


2. RADIOISOTOPIC IMAGES 9
Radio isotopic imaging equipments, radiation detectors, radionuclide for imaging, static and dynamic planar scintillography.

3. NUCLEAR MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING 9
Development of NMR, relaxation processes and their measurements, MRI-Image acquisition and reconstruction, MRI safety.

4. MATHEMATICS OF IMAGE FORMATION AND IMAGE PROCESSING 9
Concept of object and image, general image processing problem, discrete fourier representation and models for imaging, image restoration, image sampling, perception of moving images.

5. COMPUTER REQUIREMENT FOR IMAGING SYSTEM 9
Single/ multi user system, transferring of images, processing speed, display of medical images, 3-D image display and its clinical applications.

TOTAL : 45

TEXT BOOK
1. Steve Webb, “The physics of medical imaging”, Adam Hilger, Bristol, England, Philadelphia, USA, 1988.
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