ECE Course Outline
Medical Imaging Systems (3-0-3)
- Catalog Description
- A study of the principles and design of medical imaging systems such as X-ray, ultrasound, nuclear medicine, and nuclear magnetic resonance. Cross-listed with BMED 6786.
- Prince & Links, Medical Imaging Signasls and Systems (2nd edition), Prentice Hall, 2014. ISBN 9780132145183 (required)
- Topical Outline
[3 hrs] Introduction Fourier Transforms Imaging Fundamentals [6 hrs] Algorithms for Tomographic Reconstruction Iterative reconstruction Fourier reconstruction Filtered back projection [8 hrs] X-ray Computed Tomography Underlying physics Source and detectors Image characteristics [8 hrs] Emission Computed Tomography Underlying physics Single Photon Emission Tomography Positron Emission Tomography Image characteristics [9 hrs] Magnetic Resonance Imaging Underlying physics Electronics and instrumentation Fourier imaging Pulse sequences Image characteristics [9 hrs] Ultrasound Imaging Underlying physics Transducer geometries Image characteristics [2 hrs] Exams
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