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Medical Physics: Course Outline (PH-616)

Medical physics (also called biomedical physics, medical biophysics or applied physics in medicine) is, generally speaking, the application of physics concepts, theories and methods to medicine or healthcare. Medical physics departments may be found in ho

Course Outline

  • Introduction to Radiology: x-ray unit (Production and properties of X-rays.
  • Beam restricting devices,
  • Radiographic films,
  • Types and characteristics.
  • Processing the latent image.
  • Intensifying screen.
  • Radiographic quality.
  • Mammography.
  • Fluoroscopy.
  • Computed Tomography.
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).
  • Ultrasound.
  • Introduction to Radiotherapy.
  • External beam radiotherapy equipment.
  • Use of ionizing radiation in radiotherapy.
  • Measurement and calculation of absorbed dose.
  • Treatment planning.
  • Isodose distribution.
  • Skin dose and field separation.
  • Electron beam therapy.
  • Brachytherapy.
  • Nuclear Medicine.
  • Radiopharmaceuticals.
  • Radioisotope generators.
  • Production of radioisotopes.
  • Gamma camera and its components.
  • SPECT.

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