MI 429 - MRI Pulse Sequences and Protocols

(Three hours theory per week) This course addresses advanced imaging techniques, including MR angiography, cardiac imaging and spectroscopy. The nature and use of contrast agents are discussed. Factors related to image quality and artifacts are considered. Imaging of the central nervous system, thorax, abdomen, pelvis and extremities will be discussed in detail along with specific protocols that correlate to the MRI ARRT registry. Attention is given to the biological effects of MRI, patient education, screening and care. In addition, specific MRI safety regulations will be addressed in great detail.

Semester hours: 3.0

Prerequisites:

  • MI 428 - Principles of MRI Physics and Instrumentation

Last updated: 03/17/2020