RAD 471 Radiologic Pathophysiology
This course is designed to provide the student with the knowledge of various pathological conditions that can be diagnosed by the use of medical imaging including identifying these conditions on an image. The basic components of pathophysiology and pathology related to the following systems of the body will be discussed: Nervous, Respiratory, Cardiovascular, Skeletal, Digestive and Urinary. Neoplasms of the previously listed systems will be discussed as well. Diagnostic, fluoroscopic, cross sectional and angiographic images of the pathological conditions will be reviewed when deemed appropriate. The student will also be provided knowledge regarding interventional radiology and cardiology’s role in the diagnosis and treatment of various pathological conditions.