DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING AND RADIATION THERAPY 3
Learning outcomes of the course unit
To know the technique of acquisition, rebuilding and post-processing of osteoarticular imaging through TC and RM, specifically referring to the optimization of the imaging protocol in relation to the clinical question.
Exceeded the Examination of Image Diagnostics and Radiotherapy II
Course contents summary
CT osteoarticular imaging acquisition protocols. Osteoarticular MR: indication, MR protocol, anatomy, elemental semeiotics.
Fundamentals of CT tomography in relation to specialized osteoarticular diagnostics, with particular attention to the hardware features and techniques of radiant dose optimization in relation to the clinical question. Indication of low and low dose CT protocols, acquisition technique and reconstruction options. Magnetic Resonance Fundamentals (RM). Clinical integration into the RM examination, in particular the fundamentals of clinical medicine for a reasonably-priced MR protocol in relation to pathology, clinical questions and cost / benefit ratios. Provide basic medical content and develop the previously acquired technical knowledge and practices to optimize the execution of RM examinations in the breast, abdominal, musculoskeletal and thoracic environments.
Materials provided by teachers and reference books in Italian and English, scientific articles. Guidelines of the Italian Society of Medical Radiology (SIRM).
Assessment methods and criteria