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Diagnostic Ultrasound, Third Edition: Physics and Equipment

3rd Edition

Peter R Hoskins, Kevin Martin, Abigail Thrush
May 17, 2019

This popular text provides a comprehensive, yet accessible, introduction to the physics and technology of medical ultrasound, with high quality ultrasound images and diagrams throughout. Covering all aspects of the field at a level that meetings the requirements of accredited sonography courses, it...

The Thermal Human Body: A Practical Guide to Thermal Imaging

1st Edition

Kurt Ammer, Francis Ring
May 09, 2019

This book is a guide for the constantly growing community of the users of medical thermal imaging. It describes where and how an infrared equipment can be used in a strictly standardised way and how one can ultimately comprehensively report the findings. Due to their insight into the complex...

Lung Imaging and CADx

1st Edition

Ayman El-Baz, Jasjit Suri
May 06, 2019

Developing an effective computer-aided diagnosis (CAD) system for lung cancer is of great clinical importance and can significantly increase the patient's chance for survival. For this reason, CAD systems for lung cancer have been investigated in a large number of research studies. A typical CAD...

X-ray Contrast Agent Technology: A Revolutionary History

1st Edition

Christoph de Haen
April 22, 2019

This book documents the fascinating history of radiological techniques that use contrast agents. The text includes many of the fundamental documentary sources that bring to life the social and scientific background of the discoveries, the personalities of the discoverers, and implementation of new...

Fundamentals of Fluorescence Imaging

1st Edition

Guy Cox
April 09, 2019

Fluorescence imaging, at macro, micro, and submicro scales, has revolutionized biological science in the past 30 years. Immunolabelling has provided precise targeting of molecules in fixed tissue, while fluorescent proteins have enabled localization in living tissues. Fluorescent indicators enable...

Big Data in Radiation Oncology

1st Edition

Jun Deng, Lei Xing
March 20, 2019

Big Data in Radiation Oncology gives readers an in-depth look into how big data is having an impact on the clinical care of cancer patients. While basic principles and key analytical and processing techniques are introduced in the early chapters, the rest of the book turns to clinical applications,...

Biodental Engineering V: Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Biodental Engineering (BIODENTAL 2018), June 22-23, 2018, Porto, Portugal

1st Edition

Jorge Belinha, R.M. Natal Jorge, J.C. Reis Campos, Mário A.P. Vaz, João Manuel R.S. Tavares
February 19, 2019

Dentistry is a branch of medicine with its own particularities and very different fields of action, and is generally regarded as an interdisciplinary field. The use of new technologies is currently the main driving force for the series of international conferences on Biodental Engineering (...

Technology and Medical Sciences

1st Edition

R.M. Natal Jorge, Joao Manuel RS Tavares, Marcos Pinotti Barbosa, Alan Peter Slade
February 07, 2019

The use of more robust, affordable, and efficient techniques and technologies in the application of medicine is presently a subject of huge interest and demand. Technology and Medical Sciences solidifies knowledge in the fields of technology and medical sciences and to define their key stakeholders...

X-Ray Diffraction Imaging: Technology and Applications

1st Edition

Joel Greenberg
November 21, 2018

This book explores novel methods for implementing X-ray diffraction technology as an imaging modality, which have been made possible through recent breakthroughs in detector technology, computational power, and data processing algorithms. The ability to perform fast, spatially-resolved X-ray...

Prostate Cancer Imaging: An Engineering and Clinical Perspective

1st Edition

Ayman El-Baz, Gyan Pareek, Jasjit S. Suri
November 12, 2018

This book covers novel strategies and state of the art approaches for automated non-invasive systems for early prostate cancer diagnosis.  Prostate cancer is the most frequently diagnosed malignancy after skin cancer and the second leading cause of cancer related male deaths in the USA after lung...

Encyclopedia of Image Processing

1st Edition

Phillip A. Laplante
November 05, 2018

The Encyclopedia of Image Processing presents a vast collection of well-written articles covering image processing fundamentals (e.g. color theory, fuzzy sets, cryptography) and applications (e.g. geographic information systems, traffic analysis, forgery detection). Image processing advances have...

Intravoxel Incoherent Motion (IVIM) MRI: Principles and Applications

1st Edition

Denis Le Bihan, Mami Iima, Christian Federau, Eric E. Sigmund
November 05, 2018

Intravoxel incoherent motion (IVIM) refers to translational movements which within a given voxel and during the measurement time present a distribution of speeds in orientation and/or amplitude. The concept was introduced in 1986 together with the foundation of diffusion MRI because it had been...

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