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


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