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MECHGB08 Medical Imaging (Ionising & Non-Ionising)

MECHGB08 Medical Imaging (Ionising & Non-Ionising)

The formation of high quality images of internal structures or processes in the body is of fundamental importance for the accurate diagnosis and/or monitoring of disease. The aim of this course is to provide an introduction to the basic principles, techniques and applications of biomedical imaging.

Code MECHGB08
Alt. Codes(s) None
Title Medical Imaging
Level
UCL Credits/ ECTS
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Taught by Mr Gillian Munir

Prerequisites

  • At least a 2-ii degree in Science, Engineering or a degree in Medicine.
  • All candidates must satisfy UCL’s English Language requirements.

Method of Instruction

The lectures will cover the main imaging modalities in current clinical use, namely X-Ray imaging including computed tomography (CT), Nuclear medicine, Ultrasound imaging, Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and optical methods; as well as more recent developments in medical imaging research such as photoacoustic imaging and electrical impedance tomography.

Recommended Reading

  • Webb (Editor), Physics of Medical Imaging, Adam Hilger, 1988.
  • H. Barrett and W. Swindell, Radiological Imaging Vols I & II, AcademicPress, 1981.
  • E. Johns and J. R. Cunningham, The Physics of Radiology, Charles C.Thomas 1983
  • Handbook of Medical Imaging Vol 1. (Eds. Beutel et al.) Vol 2. (Ed. Fitzpatrick) SPIE Press Monograph 2001.
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