cod. 15572

Academic year 2012/13
1° year of course - First semester
Academic discipline
Scienze tecniche mediche applicate (MED/50)
Scienze e tecniche di radiologia medica per immagini e radioterapia
Type of training activity
16 hours
of face-to-face activities
2 credits
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Integrated course unit module: RADIOLOGY UNIT EQUIPMENT

Learning objectives

Students must have basic knowledge on conventional radiology and learn the principles of physical and geometrical radiological imaging.


Human anatomy and physiology

Course unit content

The production of X-rays.
Factors affecting the production of the image.
The traditional darkroom.
The X-ray equipment.
The traditional X-ray system.
Elements of digitization of the image.

Full programme

The production of X-rays: the X-ray tube, the X-ray beam; systems antidiffusion.
Factors affecting the formation of the image, the geometry of the X-ray imaging, the image receptor: intensifying screens and film. The X-ray film.
The traditional darkroom; treatment of the radiographic film.
The radiological equipment; generators of high voltage; the tables of command.
Fluoroscopy, the intensifiers, the television channel.
The X-ray equipment: the traditional stratigraphy, the panoramic radiograph.
The traditional X-ray system : table trocoscopico and trocostratigrafico, bucky, bench stand and tube wall
. Outline of digitization of the image, from the analogue to digital


Radiologia-Lagalla altri Ed. IDELSON-Gnocchi -2000

Teaching methods

Lectures, activities for small groups.

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral exam

Other information

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