Teaching period

6th semester

 

Learning outcomes

  • Comprehension of the basic imaging methods of various areas of the human body,
  • Comprehension of the evaluation and decision making thinking on the appropriate imaging for various musculoskeletal diseases,
  • Skills development for qualitative evaluation of the imaging method.

 

Teaching method

  • Classic theoretical presentations,
  • Student projects presentations,
  • Discussions with student groups assigned with an issue briefing.

 

Week by week schedule

Diagnostic Imaging is summarised in 30 teaching hours, organised in 15 2-hour sessions, in which student attendance is essential.

 

WeekUnit

1

Introduction to Diagnostic Imaging

2

Contemporary Imaging Methods

3

X-Rays and Imaging Systems

4

Characterization of Radiographs, Computed Tomography (CT)

5

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Digital Subtraction Angiography (DSA)

6

Ultrasounds, PET, SPECT

7

Degenerative Deteriorations of the Spine

8

Physiological Radioanatomy of the Pelvis - Hips

9

Physiological Radioanatomy of the Shoulder - Upper Limbs

10

Arteriographies and Phlebographies

11

Physiological Radioanatomy of the Tibia - Fibula - Ankle Joint

12

Physiological Radioanatomy of the Thorax

13

Cardiovascular System

14

Digestive and Genitourinary System

15

Safety Measures for Ionizing Radiographs

 

Textbooks/reference material

In English

  1. DeMaio D. (1996). Registry review in Computed Tomography. Saunders.
  2. GuyC.,FfytcheD.(2005). An introduction to the principles of Medical Imaging. Imperial College Press, London.
  3. Mitchell A. Cockburn J.F., Lim A. (2003).Grainger & Allison's Diagnostic Radiology. Churchill Livingstone.
  4. Pope T. (2010). High-yield Imaging: Musculoskeletal. Saunders.
  5. Ryan S., McNicholas M., Eustace S.J. (2010). Anatomy for diagnostic Imaging. Saunders.

 

In Greek

  • Αλειφερόπουλος Δ. (2004). Οστά και Αρθρώσεις. ΕκδόσειςΛίτσας, Αθήνα (Bones and Articulations)
  • Αλειφερόπουλος Δ., Πάνου, Θ. (2004). Ακτινογραφική απεικόνιση. ΕκδόσειςΒήτα, Αθήνα (Radiographic Imaging)
  • Βαρσαμίδης, Κωνσταντίνος (2002). Στοιχεία βιοϊατρικής διαγνωστικής απεικόνισης. University Studio Press (Elements of Biomedical Diagnostic Imaging)

 

Assessment

Diagnostic Imaging assessment takes place in the end of the semester and has 2 examination periods. In case somebody fails in the 1st exam, they may take the 2nd. If they fail twice, they have to attend the module/subject again. The examination students take is consisted of open and closed type questions. Students have to achieve a result 5 out of 10 or higher to consider the subject passed. The examination’s duration is 2 hours. After passing the subject, the students are awarded with 3 ECTS credits.



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