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Series in Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering


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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). Four of the world’s leading academics in the field—Kwan-Hoong Ng, Russell Ritenour, Slavik Tabakov, and John G. Webster—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 Francesca McGowan, Editor for Physics books, at francesca.mcgowan@tandf.co.uk or +44 (20) 755 19348, or contact any of the Series Editors. Proposal guidelines can be accessed at http://www.crcpress.com/resources/authors.

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On-Treatment Verification Imaging: A Study Guide for IGRT

On-Treatment Verification Imaging: A Study Guide for IGRT

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Mike Kirby, Kerrie-Anne Calder
April 29, 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...

The Physics of CT Dosimetry: CTDI and Beyond

The Physics of CT Dosimetry: CTDI and Beyond

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Robert Dixon
April 16, 2019

This book explores the physics of CT dosimetry and provides practical guidance on best practice for medical researchers and practitioners. A rigorous description of the basic physics of CT dosimetry is presented and illustrates flaws of the current methodology. It also contains helpful (and...

Modelling Radiotherapy Side Effects: Practical Applications for Planning Optimisation

Modelling Radiotherapy Side Effects: Practical Applications for Planning Optimisation

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Tiziana Rancati, Claudio Fiorino
March 25, 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...

Problems and Solutions in Medical Physics: Nuclear Medicine Physics

Problems and Solutions in Medical Physics: Nuclear Medicine Physics

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Kwan-Hoong Ng, Alan Perkins, Chai Hong Yeong
March 21, 2019

The second in a three-volume set exploring Problems and Solutions in Medical Physics, this volume explores common questions and their solutions in Nuclear Medicine. This invaluable study guide should be used in conjunction with other key textbooks in the field to provide additional learning...

Advanced Radiation Protection Dosimetry

Advanced Radiation Protection Dosimetry

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Shaheen Dewji, Nolan E. Hertel
March 11, 2019

Although many radiation protection scientists and engineers use dose coefficients, few know the origin of those dose coefficients. This is the first book in over 40 years to address the topic of radiation protection dosimetry in intimate detail. Advanced Radiation Protection Dosimetry covers all...

Introduction to Megavoltage X-Ray Dose Computation Algorithms

Introduction to Megavoltage X-Ray Dose Computation Algorithms

1st Edition

Jerry Battista
January 02, 2019

A critical element of radiation treatment planning for cancer is the accurate prediction and delivery of a tailored radiation dose distribution inside the patient. Megavoltage x-ray beams are aimed at the tumour, while collateral damage to nearby healthy tissue and organs is minimized. The key to...

Ethics for Radiation Protection in Medicine

Ethics for Radiation Protection in Medicine

1st Edition

Jim Malone, Friedo Zölzer, Gaston Meskens, Christina Skourou
November 26, 2018

This book presents an up to date ethical framework for radiological protection in medicine. It is consistent with the requirements of the system of radiation protection and with the expectations of medical ethics. It presents an approach rooted in the medical tradition, and alert to contemporary...

Proton Therapy Physics, Second Edition

Proton Therapy Physics, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Harald Paganetti
November 13, 2018

Expanding on the highly successful first edition, this second edition of Proton Therapy Physics has been completely restructured and updated throughout, and includes several new chapters. Suitable for both newcomers in medical physics and more seasoned specialists in radiation oncology, this book...

Mixed and Augmented Reality in Medicine

Mixed and Augmented Reality in Medicine

1st Edition

Terry M. Peters, Cristian A. Linte, Ziv Yaniv, Jacqueline Williams
November 13, 2018

Augmented reality (AR) is transforming how we work, learn, play and connect with the world, and is now being introduced to the field of medicine, where it is revolutionising healthcare as pioneering virtual elements are being added to real images to provide a more compelling and intuitive view...

Graphics Processing Unit-Based High Performance Computing in Radiation Therapy

Graphics Processing Unit-Based High Performance Computing in Radiation Therapy

1st Edition

Xun Jia, Steve B. Jiang
September 18, 2018

Use the GPU Successfully in Your Radiotherapy Practice With its high processing power, cost-effectiveness, and easy deployment, access, and maintenance, the graphics processing unit (GPU) has increasingly been used to tackle problems in the medical physics field, ranging from computed tomography...

Clinical Radiotherapy Physics with MATLAB: A Problem-Solving Approach

Clinical Radiotherapy Physics with MATLAB: A Problem-Solving Approach

1st Edition

Pavel Dvorak
June 12, 2018

The first MATLAB® programming book written specifically for clinical radiotherapy medical physicists and medical physics trainees, this much-needed book teaches users how to create their own clinical applications using MATLAB®, as a complement to commercial software particularly when the latter...

Advanced and Emerging Technologies in Radiation Oncology Physics

Advanced and Emerging Technologies in Radiation Oncology Physics

1st Edition

Siyong Kim, John W. Wong
June 06, 2018

This new book educates readers about new technologies before they appear in hospitals, enabling medical physicists and clinicians to prepare for new technologies thoroughly and proactively, and provide better patient care once new equipment becomes available. Emerging technologies in imaging,...

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