Radiology Review, Radiologic Physics

Radiology Review

Radiologic Physics

By Edward L. Nickoloff, DSc, Professor of Clinical Radiology and Chief Hospital Physicist, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons


1. Properties of X-rays

2. The X-ray Tube

3. X-ray Tube Heat Loading Characteristics

4. X-ray Production

5. X-ray Equipment Electronics

6. X-ray Interactions with Matter

7. X-ray Filters

8. Collimators & Grids

9. Intensifying Screens

10. Film Characteristics, Film Processing & Film Quality Control

11. Computers in Radiology

12. CR, DR and PACS

13. Image Quality

14. Radiation Doses & Safety

15. Radiation Biology Summary

16. Fluoroscopy Systems

17. Mammography

18. CT Scanners

19. Ultrasound

20. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

21. Nuclear Medicine Physics