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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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Advances in Particle Therapy: A Multidisciplinary Approach

Advances in Particle Therapy: A Multidisciplinary Approach

Forthcoming

Manjit Dosanjh, Jacques Bernier
June 01, 2018

Hadron therapy is a groundbreaking new method of treating cancer. Boasting greater precision than other therapies, this therapy is now utilised in many clinical settings and the field is growing. More than 50 medical facilities currently perform (or are planned to perform) this treatment, with this...

Clinical Radiotherapy Physics with MATLAB: A Problem-Solving Approach

Clinical Radiotherapy Physics with MATLAB: A Problem-Solving Approach

Forthcoming

Pavel Dvorak
May 30, 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 does...

Radiotherapy and Clinical Radiobiology of Head and Neck Cancer

Radiotherapy and Clinical Radiobiology of Head and Neck Cancer

Forthcoming

Loredana G. Marcu, Iuliana Toma-Dasu, Alexandru Dasu, Claes Mercke
May 29, 2018

Common factors that lead to treatment failure in head and neck cancer are the lack of tumour oxygenation, the accelerated division of cancer cells during treatment, and radioresistance. These tumour-related challenges and possible ways to overcome them are covered in this book, authored by three...

Problems and Solutions in Medical Physics: Diagnostic Imaging Physics

Problems and Solutions in Medical Physics: Diagnostic Imaging Physics

Forthcoming

Kwan-Hoong Ng, Jeannie Hsiu Ding Wong, Geoffrey D. Clarke
May 25, 2018

The first in a three volume set exploring Problems and Solutions in Medical Physics, this volume explores common issues and solutions in Diagnostic Imaging. This invaluable study guide should be used in conjunction with other key textbooks in the area to provide additional learning opportunities....

Advanced and Emerging Technologies in Radiation Oncology Physics

Advanced and Emerging Technologies in Radiation Oncology Physics

Forthcoming

Siyong Kim, John W. Wong
May 11, 2018

This 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 immediately, once new equipment becomes available. The book is divided into three...

A Guide to Outcome Modeling In Radiotherapy and Oncology: Listening to the Data

A Guide to Outcome Modeling In Radiotherapy and Oncology: Listening to the Data

Forthcoming

Issam El Naqa
March 09, 2018

This book explores outcome modeling in cancer from a data-centric perspective to enable a better understanding of complex treatment response, to guide the design of advanced clinical trials, and to aid personalized patient care and improve their quality of life. It contains coverage of the relevant...

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
January 31, 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...

Quantitative MRI of the Brain: Principles of Physical Measurement, Second edition

Quantitative MRI of the Brain: Principles of Physical Measurement, Second edition

Mara Cercignani, Nicholas G. Dowell, Paul S. Tofts
January 30, 2018

Building on the success of the first edition of this book, the winner of the 2004 British Medical Association Radiology Medical Book Competition, Quantitative MRI of the Brain: Principles of Physical Measurement gives a unique view on how to use an MRI machine in a new way. Used as a scientific...

Handbook of X-ray Imaging: Physics and Technology

Handbook of X-ray Imaging: Physics and Technology

Paolo Russo
January 05, 2018

Containing chapter contributions from over 130 experts, this unique publication is the first handbook dedicated to the physics and technology of X-ray imaging, offering extensive coverage of the field. This highly comprehensive work is edited by one of the world’s leading experts in X-ray imaging ...

Advanced MR Neuroimaging: From Theory to Clinical Practice

Advanced MR Neuroimaging: From Theory to Clinical Practice

Ioannis Tsougos
December 22, 2017

Over the last decade, some of the greatest achievements in the field of neuroimaging have been related to remarkable advances in magnetic resonance techniques, including diffusion, perfusion, magnetic resonance spectroscopy, and functional MRI. Such techniques have provided valuable insights into...

Targeted Muscle Reinnervation: A Neural Interface for Artificial Limbs

Targeted Muscle Reinnervation: A Neural Interface for Artificial Limbs

Todd A. Kuiken, Aimee E. Schultz Feuser, Ann K. Barlow
November 15, 2017

Implement TMR with Your Patients and Improve Their Quality of Life Developed by Dr. Todd A. Kuiken and Dr. Gregory A. Dumanian, targeted muscle reinnervation (TMR) is a new approach to accessing motor control signals from peripheral nerves after amputation and providing sensory feedback to...

A Brief Survey of Quantitative EEG

A Brief Survey of Quantitative EEG

Kaushik Majumdar
November 10, 2017

This book 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 computational techniques and their applications on clinical and laboratory experimental EEG....

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