MR Theory Applications (MRTY3118)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit of study addresses the applications of MRI in the imaging of MSK and CNS diseases on patients. The areas addressed will be image contrast, factors affecting image formation and pulse sequences used from spin echo (SE) to echo planar imaging (EPI).The applications of MRI in medical imaging will be addressed with the effects of signal-to-noise ratio (SNR), fat saturation, artefacts and flow effects being discussed. The biological effects and aspects of patient safety will be addressed in the unit of study.

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Classes

2-hr lecture/week for 6 weeks, 2-hr group tutorials for 6 weeks

Assessment

Group presentation (30 mins) (50%), unit reflection (individual) (10%), progress report (40%)

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No

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