227-0948-00L  Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Medicine

SemesterSpring Semester 2020
LecturersS. Kozerke, M. Weiger Senften
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish


227-0948-00 GMagnetic Resonance Imaging in Medicine3 hrs
Wed13:00-16:00ER SA TZ »
13:15-16:00CAB G 11 »
S. Kozerke, M. Weiger Senften

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AbstractIntroduction to magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy, encoding and contrast mechanisms and their application in medicine.
ObjectiveUnderstand the basic principles of signal generation, image encoding and decoding, contrast manipulation and the application thereof to assess anatomical and functional information in-vivo.
ContentIntroduction to magnetic resonance imaging including basic phenomena of nuclear magnetic resonance; 2- and 3-dimensional imaging procedures; fast and parallel imaging techniques; image reconstruction; pulse sequences and image contrast manipulation; equipment; advanced techniques for identifying activated brain areas; perfusion and flow; diffusion tensor imaging and fiber tracking; contrast agents; localized magnetic resonance spectroscopy and spectroscopic imaging; diagnostic applications and applications in research.
Lecture notesD. Meier, P. Boesiger, S. Kozerke
Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Spectroscopy

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ECTS credits4 credits
ExaminersS. Kozerke, M. Weiger Senften
Typesession examination
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionThe performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Mode of examinationoral 30 minutes
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