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STUDY PLANS
2020/2021

Programming in medical physics

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Code Completion Credits Range
16PRRF KZ 2 0P+2C
Lecturer:
Tutor:
Pavel Dvořák (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Dosimetry and Application of Ionizing Radiation
Synopsis:

The course provides an overview of key data and data flows among modern technologies used in radiotherapy, including imaging methods. Great attention is paid to DICOM resp. DICOM RT and Reconstruction, Analysis, or Controlled Modification of Data Exported from Commercial Systems. Programming is presented as a form of effective solution of real selected problems from clinical practice.

Requirements:

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Syllabus of lectures:
Syllabus of tutorials:

1. Programming platforms and principles of simple programming

2. Data in radiotherapeutic physics: types and basic operations

3. Reconstruction of basic DICOM RT data

4. Modification of DICOM data in radiotherapy

5. Simple summation of 3D plans using rigid registration

6. Work with ROI and VOI in radiotherapy

7. 3D dose calculation in radiotherapy

8. Semi-automatic measurement and analysis of basic mechanical parameters of conventional clinical linear accelerator

9. Quantitative comparison of batch distributions: gamma method

10. Examples of accessories modeling in radiotherapy

Study Objective:

Knowledges:

Work with DICOM standard, patient data processing system and their evaluation.

Abilities:

Ability to use selected scripting/programmimg language, processing of image information.

Study materials:

Key references:

[1] Dvorak P, Clinical Radiotherapy Physics with MATLAB: A Problem Solving Approach, CRC Press, 2018

Recommended references:

[2] Gopi E S, Digital Signal Processing for Medical Imaging Using Matlab, Springer, 2013

[3] Walish P, MATLAB for Neuroscientists: An Introduction to Scientific Computing in MATLAB, Academic Press, 2014

[4] Demirkaya O and Asyali M H, Image Processing with MATLAB: Applications in Medicine and Biology (MATLAB Examples), CRC Press, 2008

[5] Kalechman M, Practical MATLAB Applications for Engineers, CRC Press, 2008

Note:
Time-table for winter semester 2020/2021:
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Time-table for summer semester 2020/2021:
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The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2021-03-02
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