Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

BIOE 486 - FUND MEDICAL IMAGING II

Long Title: FUNDAMENTALS OF MEDICAL IMAGING II
Department: Bioengineering
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Prerequisite(s): ELEC 485 OR BIOE 485 OR COMP 485
Description: This course focuses on functional imaging modalities used specifically in nuclear medicine such as Gamma cameras, SPECT, and PET imaging. The course will introduce the basic principles of image acquisition, formation, processing and the clinical applications of these imaging modalities and lays the foundations for understanding the principles of radiotracer kinetic modeling. A trip to a clinical site in also planned to gain experience with nuclear medicine imaging. Cross-list: COMP 486, ELEC 486, Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: BIOE 596. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for BIOE 486 if student has credit for BIOE 596.