MPHYGB07: Image-directed Therapy and Analysis

Course Information

Course Credits
15
Term 2
Assessment Coursework
Course Organiser
Professor David Hawkes

Aims and Objectives

The module covers how information is extracted from medical images and how this is increasingly being used to guide interventions and therapy.

Brief Syllabus

The module is specific to the MSc in Medical Image Computing and covers the extraction of information from medical images and how this is increasingly being used to guide interventions and therapy. Topics include:

  • Image guided interventions,
  • Dynamic measures from PET imaging,
  • Dynamic measures from DCE-MRI,
  • Visualisation (surface and volume rendering, applications such as virtual endoscopy),
  • Imaging biomarkers,
  • MRI Diffusion tensor imaging and tractography.
  • Computer Aided Diagnosis.

Assessment

Coursework (oral presentation and essay based on published research).