MSRS 620 PET/CT/MR Instrumentation

This course is an introduction to the principles of positron emission tomography (PET), computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance (MR) instrumentation. The design, operation and quality control of PET, CT and MR are covered. Detailed discussion of the components of a PET, CT and MR systems and dedicated computers, both hardware and software, is included. Various types of PET, CT and MR scanners are described. Parameters associated with these scanners are defined and discussed. Image quality and manipulation techniques are presented.




Admission to the program or permission of the program director