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Medical imaging and methods 2 (CT) and digital image processing 2 (6 points)


Leader: Dr Ray Budd

Clayton First semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton First semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: Computed tomography: scientific principles and operational modes. System components and image characteristics. Image reconstruction techniques, summation convolution back-projection. Introduction to the Fourier transform and other algebraic and iterative reconstructions methods. Helical/spiral CT systems. Artefacts and image quality measures in tomography, dosimetry. CT positions and examination protocols for the head, chest, abdomen and spine; CT pelvimetry and CT arthrography. Cross sectional anatomy will be reinforced. Digital image processing ADC, computer interfaces, image compression and analysis.

Assessment: Examination (3 hours): 60% + Tutorial activities: 20% + Laboratory reports: 20%

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