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  Nov 18, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate Record 2006-2007 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

BIOM 483 - Medical Image Modalities


An overview of modern medical imaging modalities with regard to the physical basis of image acquisition and methods of image reconstruction. Topics cover the basic engineering and physical principles underlying the major medical imaging modalities: x-ray (plain film, mammography, and computed tomography (CT)), nuclear medicine (positron-emission tomography (PET) and single-photo-emission computed tomography (SPECT)), ultrasound, and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Taught concurrent with BIOM 783. (Y)

Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisite: BIOM 310 or ECE 323, or instructor permission.

Credits: 3