Practical Aspects of Post Mortem Radiology

Module code: MB7052

Module co-ordinator: Dr Frances Hollingbury

In this module you will become familiar with the practical skills required for post-mortem computed tomography (PMCT) imaging, including how to set up and run a PMCT service.

Topics covered

  • Running a service
  • PMCT examination protocols
  • Preparation for PMCT scan
  • PMCT lung ventilation
  • PMCT guided biopsy
  • PMCT angiography
  • Reporting PMCT findings
  • Foundational workstation experience


  • 20 hours of lectures
  • 20 hours of demonstrations
  • 2 one-hour tutorials
  • 20 hours of guided independent study


  • 2 essays (literature review/critique), 3,000 words each (50% + 50%)