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Series in Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering


About the Series

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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Quantitative MRI of the Brain: Principles of Physical Measurement

Quantitative MRI of the Brain: Principles of Physical Measurement

Forthcoming

Paul Stephen Tofts, Mara Cercignani, Nicholas Dowell
December 30, 2017

A Brief Survey of Quantitative EEG

A Brief Survey of Quantitative EEG

Forthcoming

Kausik Kumar Majumdar
August 15, 2017

This book covers various quantitative methods for preprocessing and analyzing human EEG signals. It presents a holistic approach to quantitative EEG from its neurological basis to simultaneous EEG and fMRI studies. Equal emphasis is given to major mathematical and statistical theories and...

Emerging Technologies in Brachytherapy

Emerging Technologies in Brachytherapy

Forthcoming

William Y. Song, Kari Tanderup, Bradley Pieters
March 24, 2017

Brachytherapy is continuously advancing. Years of accumulated experience have led to clinical evidence of its benefit in numerous clinical sites such as gynecological, prostate, breast, rectum, ocular, and many other cancers. Brachytherapy continues to expand in its scope of practice and complexity...

Environmental Radioactivity and Emergency Preparedness

Environmental Radioactivity and Emergency Preparedness

Mats Isaksson, Christopher L. Raaf
December 21, 2016

Radioactive sources such as nuclear power installations can pose a great threat to both humans and our environment. How do we measure, model and regulate such threats? Environmental Radioactivity and Emergency Preparedness addresses these topical questions and aims to plug the gap in the lack of...

Fundamental Mathematics and Physics of Medical Imaging

Fundamental Mathematics and Physics of Medical Imaging

Jack Lancaster, Bruce Hasegawa
August 26, 2016

Authored by a leading educator, this book teaches the fundamental mathematics and physics concepts associated with medical imaging systems. Going beyond mere description of imaging modalities, this book delves into the mechanisms of image formation and image quality common to all imaging systems:...

The Practice of Internal Dosimetry in Nuclear Medicine

The Practice of Internal Dosimetry in Nuclear Medicine

Michael G. Stabin
August 25, 2016

Written by one of the world's leading experts in the field of nuclear medicine dosimetry, this text describes in detail the use of internal dose calculations in the practice of nuclear medicine. While radiation therapy with external sources of radiation always employs calculations of dose to...

Radiation Protection in Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology

Radiation Protection in Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology

Richard J. Vetter, Magdalena S. Stoeva
December 18, 2015

Radiation Protection in Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology focuses on the professional, operational, and regulatory aspects of radiation protection. Advances in radiation medicine have resulted in new modalities and procedures, some of which have significant potential to cause serious harm....

Graphics Processing Unit-Based High Performance Computing in Radiation Therapy

Graphics Processing Unit-Based High Performance Computing in Radiation Therapy

Xun Jia, Steve B. Jiang
October 07, 2015

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...

Statistical Computing in Nuclear Imaging

Statistical Computing in Nuclear Imaging

Arkadiusz Sitek
December 17, 2014

Statistical Computing in Nuclear Imaging introduces aspects of Bayesian computing in nuclear imaging. The book provides an introduction to Bayesian statistics and concepts and is highly focused on the computational aspects of Bayesian data analysis of photon-limited data acquired in tomographic...

The Physiological Measurement Handbook

The Physiological Measurement Handbook

John G. Webster
December 11, 2014

The Physiological Measurement Handbook presents an extensive range of topics that encompass the subject of measurement in all departments of medicine. The handbook describes the use of instruments and techniques for practical measurements required in medicine. It covers sensors, techniques,...

Radiosensitizers and Radiochemotherapy in the Treatment of Cancer

Radiosensitizers and Radiochemotherapy in the Treatment of Cancer

Shirley Lehnert
December 08, 2014

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...

Diagnostic Endoscopy

Diagnostic Endoscopy

Haishan Zeng
December 09, 2013

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...

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