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Medical imaging methods



Általános információk

Compulsory subject 3rd year 2nd semester

credit: 2

Tutor: Dr. István Voszka (phone: 459-1500/60234)

Altogether 12 hours lecture and 16 hours practice/semester which is distributed between the Department of Biophysics and Radiation Biology, the Department of Nuclear Medicine and the Department of Human Morphology and Cell Biology

Lecture: Thursday 17:00-18:30 Szent-Györgyi lecture hall

The lectures will be held on 1st, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th weeks.

Practices in the Department of Biophysics and Radiation Biology:

6th, 7th and 10th weeks for groups EM1-8
6th, 7th and 11th weeks for groups EM 9-16
(for groups EM 9 and 11 the third practice will be on Apr. 24.)

Practices in the Department of Anatomy:

From 3th to 6 th weeks.

Ultrasound practices in the Skill Center (Ernő street 7)
Date   Time Group
March 22  Wednesday 9:40-11:10 EM16
March 23 Thursday 8:00-9:30  EM12
March 23 Thursday 9:40-11:10 EM11
March 23 Thursday 15:45-17:15 EM15
March 24 Friday 14:00-15:30 EM6
March 30 Thursday 8:00-9:30  EM1
March 30 Thursday 9:40-11:10 EM13
March 31 Friday 12:00-13:30 EM3
March 31 Friday 14:00-15:30 EM8
Apr. 6 Thursday 8:00-9:30  EM14
Apr. 7 Friday 14:00-15:30 EM9
Apr. 19 Wednesday 14:00-15:30 EM10
Apr. 20 Thursday 8:00-9:30  EM2
Apr. 20 Thursday 15:15-16:45 EM4
Apr. 21 Friday 12:00-13:30 EM5
Apr. 21 Friday 14:00-15:30 EM7




1 Digital image (parameters and properties).Histogram, contrast manipulation. Binary image analysis. Processing of three dimensional information, tomography, projection. Principles of CAT scan. (Miklós Sándor Zoltán Kellermayer) 2017.02.02. pdf  
2 Ultrasonic imaging. Characteristics of ultrasound. Production and detection of ultrasound. Acustic impedance. Reflection and refraction. A-, B-, TM-images, 3D and 4D imaging. Doppler-method. (András Dezső Kaposi ) 2017.02.16. pdf  
3 NMR and MRI. Magnetic properties of the nucleus. Nuclear spin, orientation. Excitation, resonance condition. Relaxation mechanisms (T1, T2). MR imaging. Contrast in MRI. Special techniques (angiography, spectroscopy, diffusion MRI, fMRI) (Miklós Sándor Zoltán Kellermayer) 2017.02.23. pdf  
4 Molecular imaging. Optical techniques. Functional imaging methods. Multimodal techniques. Correlation of functional and morphological information. (Dr. Domokos Máthé) 2017.03.09. pdf  
5 Imaging in nuclear medicine. Basic principles of nuclear medicine. Radiopharmacons. Instruments (SPECT, PET, hybrid equipments) (Dr. István Szilvási) 2017.03.16. pdf  



One has to write a test in both parts of the subject (anatomy and biophysics). The biophysics test will contain 30 multiple choice questions, with four possibilities of answers, one of them is correct. To pass you have to give 15 correct answers, from 19 points it will be 3, from 23 points 4, from 27 points 5. This is one part of the final grade. The other part is the result of anatomy test. The final grade is the average of this two. If the average is between two grades, the percentages are taken into account.
The test from both anatomy and biophysics part will be in the student laboratory of the Department of Biophysics on Apr. 27 according to the following scedule:
at 15:15 groups EM3, 4, 15, 16
at 16:15 groups EM1, 2, 5, 6
at 17:15 groups EM7, 8, 9, 10
at 18:15 groups  EM 11, 12, 13, 14



Molecular imaging practice [pdf] 2017.11.15.
ultrasound practice [doc] 2017.11.19.
digital image processing 2015 [pdf] 2017.11.19.