Principles of Medical Imaging

A brain scan image.

A brain scan image. (Image courtesy of David Cory.)


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Fall 2002


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An introduction to the principles of tomographic imaging and its applications. It includes a series of lectures with a parallel set of recitations that provide demonstrations of basic principles. Both ionizing and non-ionizing radiation are covered, including x-ray, PET, MRI, and ultrasound. Emphasis on the physics and engineering of image formation.

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David Cory. 22.058 Principles of Medical Imaging. Fall 2002. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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