Sectional/Topographic Anatomy

Course Description

Identification of anatomical structures on a variety of medical imaging formats. Basic anatomical relationships will be compared and located using topographical and cross-sectional images.

Learning Outcomes

  • Differentiate between sagittal, coronal and axial planes of the body.
  • Compare the imaging modalities for application to radiation therapy.
  • Identify specific organs and structures on a variety of radiographic images.
  • Given a specific structure/organ discuss its relationship to surrounding structures/organs.
  • Identify topographic anatomy used to locate underlying internal structures.


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