MPHYGB10: Medical Imaging (Non-Ionising)

Course Information

Course Credits
15
Term 2
Assessment Exam

Course Organiser

Other lecturer(s)

Prof Jem Hebden

Dr Karin Shmueli and Dr John Thornton

Aims and Objectives

This module covers imaging using non-ionising radiation and provides the basic theory behind the imaging techniques. It also includes a breakdown of the components of each imaging system, and describes the clinical applications of each method. The associated topics of image processing and assessment are also covered since the principles involved find wide application throughout this technology.

Brief Syllabus

Course Lecture hours
MR theory 8
MR clinical applications 4
US interactions & imaging 10
US treatments 2
Safety aspects of MR and US 4
Practical session  

Assessment

Two hour written examination