Physics of Medical Imaging
This course describes how X-rays are used for medical imaging. The basic theory of detection and diagnosis is covered. Various imaging modalities are reviewed including conventional and digital radiography, fluoroscopy, portal imaging, computed tomography, SPECT, PET, ultrasound, and MRI. General treatment of image quality assessment and enhancement techniques are also discussed. PREREQ: PHYS 2506. (lec 3) cr 3.