Medical Engineering (ILV)


Course lecturer:

Dipl.-Ing. Dr.

 Michael Seger-Candussi

Specialization AreaMedical Engineering and Image Processing
Course numberM2.03102.20.551
Course codeME
Semester of degree program Semester 2
Mode of delivery Presencecourse
ECTS credits5,0
Language of instruction English

Students have gained an overview of the most important tools and methods in medical engineering. They will be able to define and classify medical engineering. Physical principles of commonly used medical equipment and procedures can be explained at a higher level.

The course deepens the system idea behind complex, modern day medical devices and procedures.

Course contents:

    • Classification and definition of medical devices
    • Safety and legal issues in medical engineering
    • Medical classification methods (diagnostic and therapeutic procedures)
    • Medical fields (such as surgical instruments, implants)
    • Hospital systems
    • Future prospects of medical engineering

Dieter Meschede (Hrsg.), "Gerthsen Physik", 23. Auflage, Springer, 2006

Rüdiger Kramme (Hrsg.), "Medizintechnik", Springer, 2011

Arnulf Oppelt (ed.), "Imaging Systems for Medical Diagnostics", Publicis Corporate Publishing, Erlangen, 2005

Jerry L. Prince, Jonathan M. Links, "Medical Imaging Signals and Systems", Pearson, 2006

Thomas Schirl, Lecture Notes Medical Engineering, 2009