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Course Description

Code4 TRISOT08
NameRadioisotope Examinations
Credits5 ects
ObjectivesThe student is able to
- explain the structure and operating principles of the imaging equipment used in radioisotope examinations
- give examples of the used patient data systems and image processing software
- plan and explain the implementation and assessment of the most common radioisotope examinations on the basis of the information on the disease in question, contrast medium used in the radioisotope examination, on radiopharmaceutical as well as on radiation protection principles and on work and patient safety
- use the information on topographic anatomy when examining radioisotope images
- use the information on a patient’s diseases/traumas diagnosed by using radioisotope examinations
- assess and develop his or her professional skills and competence as well as learning skills and ask for support if needed
Content- interaction, scintillation detector, gamma radiation spectrum and measuring it, the structure and function of a gamma camera and SPECT and PET cameras, SPECT-CT, PET-CT, image formation, static, dynamic and synchronised imaging and tomography , isotope generator, cyclotron
- patient data systems and image processing software, image processing
- process thinking in the most typical radioisotope examinations
- radiopharmaceutical preparation in a cleanroom (GMP)
- principles of radiation protection
- technical quality assurance
Requirements- key lectures, assignments, seminars, visit to x-ray departments, independent studies, exams, updating PSP, PSP discussions
Grading Scale0 - 5
Course materialTo be announced at the beginning of the course
Prerequisites eMaterial
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