Course Code NME500
Semester 8
Category Optional
Points 3
ECTS Units 6
Recommended Reading

(Greek language) Συγγράμματα:

“Ιατρική Φυσική” Ευάγγελος Γεωργίου, Εκδόσεις Π.Χ. Πασχαλίδης.

«Η Φυσική στη Βιολογία και την Ιατρική», Paul Davidovits, Επιστημονικές Εκδόσεις Παρισιάνου Α.Ε. Αθήνα.

Συμπληρωματικό εκπαιδευτικό υλικό: Σημειώσεις-Παρουσιάσεις Διαλέξεων

Course Description
  • Bioelectricity (the nervous system and the neuron, electrical potential in neurons, electrical signals from muscles, electrical signals from heart, electrical signals from brain).
  • Radiation-matter interaction (excitation and ionization of atoms, mechanisms of radioactive decay and emission, interaction of charged particles and photons of high energy with matter).
  • Physics of Diagnostic Radiology (components of radiation imaging systems, projection and tomographic imaging systems, analog and digital image detectors, medical image quality).
  • Physics of Nuclear Medicine (criteria for choosing radioisotopes in the differential diagnosis, basic components of imaging systems, statistics in nuclear medicine).
  • Physics of Radiation Therapy (teletherapy and brachytherapy, radiation therapy planning, radiation therapy with charged particles).
  • Radiation Protection (basic principles of radiation protection, units and methods of dosimetry, radiation protection of patient and personnel, legislation and guidelines of radiation protection).