450-4073 – Medical Imaging Systems I (LZS I)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Cybernetics and Biomedical Engineering
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Martin Černý, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Subject version
Version codeYear of introductionYear of cancellationCredits
450-4073/01 2019/2020 3
450-4073/02 2019/2020 3

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Student will be able to clarify physics principles of medical imaging systems after graduation. He will be able to interpret their design and propose solutions to detected failures.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations
Experimental work in labs


The subject is focused on physical principles, structure and properties of medical imaging systems such as RTG, UZV, CT, MR, PET, SPECT, thermography, electrical impedance tomography. The subject deals with deeper physical principles and concrete realization of imaging systems.

Compulsory literature:

WEBB, Andrew R. Introduction to biomedical imaging. Hoboken: Wiley, c2003. ISBN 0-471-23766-3. OPPELT, Arnulf, ed. Imaging systems for medical diagnostics: fundamentals, technical solutions and applications for systems applying ionizing radiation, nuclear magnetic resonance and ultrasound. Erlangen: Publicis Corporate Publishing, 2005. ISBN 3-89578-226-2.

Recommended literature:

HOSKINS, P. R., Kevin MARTIN a Abigail THRUSH, ed. Diagnostic ultrasound: physics and equipment. Second edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010. ISBN 978-0-521-75710-2. BERNSTEIN, Matt A., Kevin Franklin KING a Ziaohong Joe ZHOU. Handbook of MRI pulse sequences. Burlington: Elsevier/Academic Press, c2004. ISBN 0-12-092861-2. HASHEMI, Ray H., William G. BRADLEY a Christopher J. LISANTI. MRI: the basics. 3rd ed. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2010. ISBN 978-1-60831-115-6.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.