Faculty of Information Technology, BUT

Course details

Medical Imaging Systems

IZSL FEEC BUT AZSL Acad. year 2019/2020 Summer semester 5 credits

The basic theory of imaging process and general quantitative evolution of its quality. Fundamentals physical and technical aspects of structure-specific imaging systems with direct and indirect image synthesis and its performance measurement utilization.


Language of instruction



Credit+Examination (oral)

Time span

39 hrs lectures, 13 hrs pc labs

Assessment points

70 exam, 30 exercises




Subject specific learning outcomes and competences

Permit students to acquire abstract about contemporary physical and technological possibilities of physical multidimensional fields quantity imaging.

Learning objectives

Introduce students with physical and technical principles the most important medical imaging systems.

Prerequisite kwnowledge and skills

Middle school knowledge of physics, mathematics and physiology.

Study literature

  • Drastich, A.: Netelevizní zobrazovací systémy. Skriptum FEI VUT v Brně, 2001 (in Czech)
  • Drastich, A.: Tomografické zobrazovací systémy. Skriptum FEKT VUT v Brně, 2004 (in Czech)
  • Zuna, I., Poušek, L.: Úvod do zobrazovacích metod v lékařské diagnostice. Skriptum ČVUT Praha, 2000 (in Czech)
  • Zang-Hee, Cho., Jones, Joi, P., Singh Manbir.: Foundations of Medical Imaging. Wiley, 1993
  • Hendee, W, R., Ritenour, E,R.: Medical Imaging Physics, Wiley-Liss, 2002
  • Bushberg, J.T., Seibert, J. A., Leidhotl, E.M.jr., Boone J.M.: The Essential Physics of Medical Imaging, third edition. Wolters Kluwer - 2012. ISBN: 0781780578 (EN)

Syllabus of lectures

The general imaging process, principles of construction: X-ray projection and reconstruction imaging systems, planar, SPECT and PET gamma imaging systems, magnetic resonance imaging systems and ultrasound imaging systems.

Progress assessment

Requirements for successful completion of the subject are specified by guarantor's regulation updated for every academic year.

Controlled instruction

The specification of inspected education and a method of its implementation are provided by course warrantor upgraded order every year.

Exam prerequisites

Active attendance at compulsory computer sessions.

Course inclusion in study plans

  • Programme BIT, 2nd year of study, Elective
  • Programme IT-BC-3, field BIT, any year of study, Elective
  • Programme IT-BC-3, field BIT, 2nd year of study, Elective
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