Learning outcomes of the course unit
Advanced Neuroradiology: Know the technique of acquisition, rebuilding and post-processing of imaging through TC and RM, specifically referring to the optimization of imaging protocol in relation to the clinical question. Know the main clinical guidelines for resonance examinations. Know and understand the sequences used in RM protocols and learn how to recognize them. Know the basics of RM anatomy. Know and understand the basics of MR semeiotic in the pathology and learn to identify and recognize the most frequent alterations. Implementation protocols RM Neuroradiology Examinations (RM encephalus, pituitary, massive facial, CUI, Angio RM, RM - TSA, RM rachis). Protocols for fetal MR examinations. Radiation treatment techniques for oncological pathology.
To pass the examination of Image Diagnostics and Radiotherapy III
Course contents summary
CT imaging acquisition protocols and experimental and clinical approach to MR, in Neuroradiology. Highly complex techniques and their clinical application.
Computerized Tomography Fundamentals (CT) in relation to specialist diagnostics, with particular attention to the hardware features and techniques of radiant dose optimization in relation to the clinical question. Integration of clinical and oncological foundations for the acquisition, reconstruction and postprocessing of advanced thoracic imaging in a specialist field. 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 practice to understand the clinical question for a rational choice of RM protocol in relation to pathology, clinical question and cost / benefit ratio. Provide basic medical content and develop the previously acquired technical knowledge and practices in order to optimize the performance of RM examinations. RM (static and dynamic technique), discussion of clinical cases. Correlation criteria and geometric parameters RM encephalopathy, hypophysis, massive facial, CUI, Angio RM, RM - TSA, Rm rachis, informed consent, use of MDC in neuroprotective RM examinations, safety protocols in RM environments. Radiation treatment techniques for neoplasms. Highly complex techniques and their clinical application.
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