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Indian Institute of Technology Madras

Introduction to Biomedical Imaging Systems

Indian Institute of Technology Madras and NPTEL via Swayam

Overview

This course attempts to provide an introduction to the different commonly-used medical imaging systems. Although there are several courses and textbooks available from medical physics background, there are only few materials that treat the subject from a system’s perspective, which is the view point taken here. This course will be thought at a level where the students from different engineering branches may find it useful. After the initial introduction and review modules, the different modalities can be taken as a stand-alone-module, and for each the physics, instrumentation, reconstruction and Image quality will be discussed.INTENDED AUDIENCE :7th-8th semester students from UG from Biomedical Engineering (BME) and other engineering programs (e.g., EE, ME, CSE, BT,etc.)PRE-REQUISITES :Engineering students from most core branch will be ready to take it in 6th-8th semester as they would have completed signals and systems and linear algebra.INDUSTRY SUPPORT :Most Medical imaging industry, MNC and otherwise, will recognize the value of this course

Syllabus

Week 1:Introduction, 2D- Signals Systems review, Image Quality metrics Week 2:Introduction, 2D- Signals Systems review, Image Quality metrics Week 3:Projection Radiography Week 4:Projection Radiography Week 5:X-ray CT Week 6:Nuclear Medicine- PET/SPECT Week 7:Nuclear Medicine- PET/SPECT Week 8:Ultrasound Imaging Week 9:Ultrasound Imaging Week 10:MRI Week 11:MRI Week 12:MRI

Taught by

Prof. Arun K. Thittai

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