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This series is a leading international book series and the official book series of the International Organization for Medical Physics (IOMP). Three of the world’s leading academics in the field—Kwan-Hoong Ng, Russell Ritenour, and Slavik Tabakov—serve as Series Editors, curating the series and carefully selecting the highest quality publications for inclusion. The series describes the applications of physical sciences, engineering, and mathematics in medicine and clinical research, meeting the need for up-to-date texts in this rapidly developing field. Books in the series range in level from upper-level undergraduate and graduate textbooks to practical handbooks and advanced expositions of current research. First established in the 1980s, the series contains books by some of the leading experts in medical physics and biomedical engineering. Titles covering the latest advances in the field are published every year.

If you are interested in writing or editing a book for the series, we would be delighted to hear from you. Please contact Rebecca Davies, Editor for Physics books, at [email protected], or contact any of the Series Editors. Proposal guidelines can be accessed at http://www.crcpress.com/resources/authors.

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e-Learning in Medical Physics and Engineering: Building Educational Modules with Moodle

e-Learning in Medical Physics and Engineering: Building Educational Modules with Moodle

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Vassilka Tabakova
May 18, 2020

The Moodle learning mangement system is a free, open source program that is the most popular choice for higher educational institutions worldwide. E-learning is expected to play an even more significant role in the coming years, as the number of medical physicists worldwide is expected to almost&...

A Practical Approach to Medical Image Processing

A Practical Approach to Medical Image Processing

1st Edition

Elizabeth Berry
November 29, 2019

The ability to manipulate and analyze pictorial information to improve medical diagnosis, monitoring, and therapy via imaging is a valuable tool that every professional working in radiography, medical imaging, and medical physics should utilize. However, previous texts on the subject have only...

Achieving Quality in Brachytherapy

Achieving Quality in Brachytherapy

1st Edition

B.R. Thomadsen
November 04, 2019

Achieving Quality in Brachytherapy addresses the main issues that often prevent correct delivery of brachytherapy treatment. The book explains how to set up a functional quality assurance program in brachytherapy and covers all the steps needed to undertake particular treatment plans, from the...

Diagnostic Endoscopy

Diagnostic Endoscopy

1st Edition

Haishan Zeng
October 21, 2019

Combining a professional development course on diagnostic endoscopy from SPIE (the international society advancing light-based research) and the authors’ graduate course on biomedical optics, this work is written for researchers in medical optics and biomedical engineering as well as graduate...

Quantifying Morphology and Physiology of the Human Body Using MRI

Quantifying Morphology and Physiology of the Human Body Using MRI

1st Edition

L. Tugan Muftuler
October 21, 2019

In the medical imaging field, clinicians and researchers are increasingly moving from the qualitative assessment of printed images to the quantitative evaluation of digital images since the quantitative techniques often improve diagnostic accuracy and complement clinical assessments by providing...

Handbook of Photonics for Biomedical Science

Handbook of Photonics for Biomedical Science

1st Edition

Valery V. Tuchin
October 07, 2019

The Handbook of Photonics for Biomedical Science analyzes achievements, new trends, and perspectives of photonics in its application to biomedicine. With contributions from world-renowned experts in the field, the handbook describes advanced biophotonics methods and techniques intensively developed...

Radiosensitizers and Radiochemotherapy in the Treatment of Cancer

Radiosensitizers and Radiochemotherapy in the Treatment of Cancer

1st Edition

Shirley Lehnert
September 19, 2019

Radiosensitizers and Radiochemotherapy in the Treatment of Cancer catalogs and describes the mechanism of action for entities characterized as radiosensitizers. Developments in the biological and physical sciences have introduced new radiosensitizers and defined novel targets for radiosensitization...

Correction Techniques in Emission Tomography

Correction Techniques in Emission Tomography

1st Edition

Mohammad Dawood, Xiaoyi Jiang, Klaus Schäfers
September 19, 2019

Written by an interdisciplinary team of medical doctors, computer scientists, physicists, engineers, and mathematicians, Correction Techniques in Emission Tomography presents various correction methods used in emission tomography to generate and enhance images. It discusses the techniques from a...

Intelligent and Adaptive Systems in Medicine

Intelligent and Adaptive Systems in Medicine

1st Edition

Olivier C. L. Haas, Keith J. Burnham
September 19, 2019

Intelligent and adaptive techniques are rapidly being used in all stages of medical treatment, from the initial diagnosis to planning delivery and follow-up therapy.To realize the full potential of these techniques, developers and end users must understand both the underlying technology and the...

Ultrasound in Medicine

Ultrasound in Medicine

1st Edition

Francis A. Duck, A.C Baker, H.C Starritt
June 19, 2019

Ultrasound in Medicine is a broad-ranging study of medical ultrasound, including ultrasound propagation, interaction with tissue, and innovations in the application of ultrasound in medicine. The book focuses specifically on the science and technology-the underlying physics and engineering. It...

Modelling Radiotherapy Side Effects: Practical Applications for Planning Optimisation

Modelling Radiotherapy Side Effects: Practical Applications for Planning Optimisation

1st Edition

Tiziana Rancati, Claudio Fiorino
June 10, 2019

The treatment of a patient with radiation therapy is planned to find the optimal way to treat a tumour while minimizing the dose received by the surrounding normal tissues. In order to better exploit the possibilities of this process, the availability of accurate and quantitative...

On-Treatment Verification Imaging: A Study Guide for IGRT

On-Treatment Verification Imaging: A Study Guide for IGRT

1st Edition

Mike Kirby, Kerrie-Anne Calder
May 01, 2019

On-treatment verification imaging has developed rapidly in recent years and is now at the heart of image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT) and all aspects of radiotherapy planning and treatment delivery. This is the first book dedicated to just this important topic, which is written in an accessible...

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