MRAD-249

CT Physical Principles

CREDITS: 2
LENGTH: 15 weeks
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STARTS:
REQUISITES: Prerequisite: MRAD-230P minimum S MRAD-235, MRAD-237 minimum C+.
Pre Or Corequisite: MRAD-240, MRAD-241, MRAD-243, MRAD-247, MRAD-248, PHYS-225, BIO-226 minimum grade C+.
 
DESCRIPTION:
This course deals with the technological aspects of Computed Tomography (CT). The physical principles are described followed by a description of data acquisition concepts, the fundamentals of image reconstruction and data display and storage. This course also discusses the technical principles and applications of multi-slice/detector CT (MSCT/MDCT); in particular, important concepts such as the development of emerging CT technology. The course also includes an overview of CT image quality, radiation dose, and quality control (QC).

Course Schedule

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