227-0383-00L  Medical Imaging I

SemesterSpring Semester 2021
LecturersS. Kozerke, R. Schibli, M. P. Wolf
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentOnly for Human Medicine BSc


227-0383-00 GMedizinische Bildgebung I3 hrs
Mon13:15-16:00ETF E 1 »
S. Kozerke, R. Schibli, M. P. Wolf

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AbstractThe course introduces the foundations of noninvasive imaging including X-ray imaging, Computed Tomography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Single Photon and Positron Emission Tomography, Ultrasound and Optical Imaging. Besides the physical and technical methodology, the assessment of imaging performance is covered to enable students to identify relative advantages and limitations.
ObjectiveThe course enables students to:

* explain physical and technical foundations of medical imaging
* characterise imaging performance
* interpret and analyse image content
* make an informed choice of modalities for clinical question
ContentIntroduction + example cases of:

* X-ray and Computed Tomography
* Magnetic Resonance Imaging
* Nuclear Imaging
* Ultrasound Imaging
* Optical Imaging
* Hybrid Imaging

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits3 credits
ExaminersS. Kozerke, R. Schibli, M. P. Wolf
Typesession examination
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionThe performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Mode of examinationwritten 90 minutes
Additional information on mode of examinationComputer-based exam (open text and multiple choice).
The exam is offered in English and German.
Written aidsNone
Online examinationThe examination may take place on the computer.
This information can be updated until the beginning of the semester; information on the examination timetable is binding.

Learning materials

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PriorityRegistration for the course unit is only possible for the primary target group
Primary target groupHuman Medicine BSc (377000)

Offered in

Human Medicine BachelorCore Courses 2nd Year (Programme Regulations 2018)OInformation