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Dr. Maria Drangova

Dr. Maria Drangova


MEDBIO 4475A/B - Medical Imaging

Physical principles underlying medical imaging. Modalities covered: x-rays, computed tomography, nuclear medicine, ultra-sound, and magnetic resonance imaging. Topics include signal generation, detection and the associated mathematics to produce medically useful images, and factors affecting resolution and sensitivity. 

Course Objectives and Outline




Prerequisite(s):  Medical Biophysics 3503G or the former Medical Biophysics 3302E; Medical Biophysics 3505F and 3507G, or the former Medical Biophysics 3303E; 1.0 course from Medical Biophysics 2128A/B and 2129A/B, or Physics 2128A/B and 2129A/B, or Physics 2101A/B and 2102A/B, or permission of the department.

Extra Information:  3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.






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