Medical Imaging Systems

Ac.Year:2017/2018 (Not opened)
Completion:accreditation+exam (verbal)
Type of
Hour/semLecturesSem. ExercisesLab. exercisesComp. exercisesOther
Guarantee:Drastich Aleš, Doc. Ing., CSc., DBME
Lecturer:Drastich Aleš, Doc. Ing., CSc., DBME
Faculty:Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Communication BUT
Department:Department of Biomedical Engineering FEEC BUT
Learning objectives:
  Introduce students with physical and technical principles the most important medical imaging systems.
  The basic theory of imaging process and general quantitative evolution of its quality. Fundamentals physical and technical aspects of structure specific imaging systems with direct and indirect image synthesis and its performance measurement utilization.
Knowledge and skills required for the course:
  Middle school knowledge of physics, mathematics and physiology.
Learning outcomes and competences:
  Permit students to acquire abstract about contemporary physical and technological possibilities of physical multidimensional fields quantity imaging.
Syllabus of lectures:
 The general imaging process, principles of construction: X ray projection and reconstruction imaging systems, planar, SPECT and PET gamma imaging systems, magnetic resonance imaging systems and ultrasound imaging systems.
Syllabus of computer exercises:
 Computer sessions. Course is taking advantage of e-learning (Moodle) system. Students have to write a single project/assignment during the course.
Study literature:
  • Drastich, A.: Netelevizní zobrazovací systémy. Skriptum FEI VUT v Brně, 2001 (in Czech)
  • Drastich, A.: Tomografické zobrazovací systémy. Skriptum FEKT VUT v Brně, 2004 (in Czech)
  • Zuna, I., Poušek, L.: Úvod do zobrazovacích metod v lékařské diagnostice. Skriptum ČVUT Praha, 2000 (in Czech)
  • Zang-Hee, Cho., Jones, Joi, P., Singh Manbir.: Foundations of Medical Imaging. Wiley, 1993
  • Hendee, W, R., Ritenour, E,R.: Medical Imaging Physics, Wiley-Liss, 2002
Controlled instruction:
  The specification of inspected education and a method of its implementation are provided by course warrantor upgraded order every year.
Progress assessment:
  Requirements for successful completion of the subject are specified by guarantor's regulation updated for every academic year.
Exam prerequisites:
  Active attendance at compulsory computer sessions.