Course detail

Medical Imaging Systems

FEKT-AZSLAcad. year: 2018/2019

The basic theory of imaging process and general quantitative evolution of its quality. Fundamentals physical and technical aspects of structure specific imaging systems with direct and indirect image synthesis and its performance measurement utilization.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Permit students to acquire abstract about contemporary physical and technological possibilities of physical multidimensional fields quantity imaging.


Middle school knowledge of physics, mathematics and physiology.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Drastich,A.: Netelevizní zobrazovací systémy. Skriptum FEI VUT v Brně, 2001 (CS)
Drastich,A.: Tomografické zobrazovací systémy. Skriptum FEKT VUT v Brně, 2004 (CS)
Zuna,I., Poušek,L.: Úvod do zobrazovacích metod v lékařské diagnostice.Skriptum ČVUT Praha, 2000 (CS)
Zang-Hee, Cho., Jones, Joi,P., Singh Manbir.: Foundations of Medical Imaging. Wiley, 1993 (EN)
Hendee, W, R., Ritenour, E,R.: Medical Imaging Physics, Wiley-Liss, 2002 (EN)
Bushberg, J.T., Seibert, J. A., Leidhotl, E.M.jr., Boone J.M.: The Essential Physics of Medical Imaging, third edition. Wolters Kluwer - 2012. ISBN: 0781780578 (EN)
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Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Techning methods include lectures, computer laboratories and practical laboratories. Course is taking advantage of e-learning (Moodle) system.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Conditions of successful course finishing are specified by warrantor upgraded order every yare

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

The general imaging process, principles of construction: X ray projection and reconstruction imaging systems, planar, SPECT and PET gamma imaging systems, magnetic resonance imaging systems and ultrasound imaging systems.


Introduce students with physical and technical principles the most important medical imaging systems.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

The specification of inspected education and a method of its implementation are provided by course warrantor upgraded order every year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme BTBIO-A Bachelor's

    branch A-BTB , 2. year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, compulsory

  • Programme IT-BC-3 Bachelor's

    branch BIT , 2. year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, elective

  • Programme EEKR-CZV lifelong learning

    branch ET-CZV , 1. year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



39 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Exercise in computer lab

13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer