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Ultrasound Imaging and Therapy

Aaron Fenster, James C. Lacefield
April 30, 2018

Up-to-Date Details on Using Ultrasound Imaging to Help Diagnose Various Diseases Due to improvements in image quality and the reduced cost of advanced features, ultrasound imaging is playing a greater role in the diagnosis and image-guided intervention of a wide range of diseases. Ultrasound...

Image Processing: Tensor Transform and Discrete Tomography with MATLAB ®

Artyom M. Grigoryan, Merughan M. Grigoryan
April 30, 2018

Focusing on mathematical methods in computer tomography, Image Processing: Tensor Transform and Discrete Tomography with MATLAB® introduces novel approaches to help in solving the problem of image reconstruction on the Cartesian lattice. Specifically, it discusses methods of image processing along...

Human Eye Imaging and Modeling

E. Y. K. Ng, Jen Hong Tan, U. Rajendra Acharya, Jasjit S. Suri
April 25, 2018

Advanced image processing and mathematical modeling techniques are increasingly being used for the early diagnosis of eye diseases. A comprehensive review of the field, Human Eye Imaging and Modeling details the latest advances and analytical techniques in ocular imaging and modeling. The first...

Imaging for Plastic Surgery

Luca Saba, Warren M. Rozen, Alberto Alonso-Burgos, Diego Ribuffo
April 20, 2018

Preoperative imaging is increasingly being adopted for preoperative planning in plastic and reconstructive surgery. Accurate preoperative analysis can reduce the length of operations and maximize surgical design and dissection techniques. Imaging for Plastic Surgery covers the techniques,...

Natural Biomarkers for Cellular Metabolism: Biology, Techniques, and Applications

Vladimir V. Ghukasyan, Ahmed A. Heikal
April 16, 2018

From the Lab to Clinical Settings—Advances in Quantitative, Noninvasive Optical Diagnostics Noninvasive fluorescence imaging techniques, novel fluorescent labels, and natural biomarkers are revolutionizing our knowledge of cellular processes, signaling and metabolic pathways, the underlying...

Coherent Raman Scattering Microscopy

Ji-Xin Cheng, Xiaoliang Sunney Xie
April 16, 2018

The First Book on CRS Microscopy Compared to conventional Raman microscopy, coherent Raman scattering (CRS) allows label-free imaging of living cells and tissues at video rate by enhancing the weak Raman signal through nonlinear excitation. Edited by pioneers in the field and with contributions...

Computational Optical Biomedical Spectroscopy and Imaging

Sarhan M. Musa
April 13, 2018

Computational Optical Biomedical Spectroscopy and Imaging covers recent discoveries and research in the field by some of the best inventors and researchers in the world. It also presents useful computational methods and applications used in optical biomedical spectroscopy and imaging. Topics...

Analog Electronics for Radiation Detection

Renato Turchetta
April 05, 2018

Analog Electronics for Radiation Detection showcases the latest advances in readout electronics for particle, or radiation, detectors. Featuring chapters written by international experts in their respective fields, this authoritative text: Defines the main design parameters of front-end circuitry...

Dermoscopy Image Analysis

M. Emre Celebi, Teresa Mendonca, Jorge S. Marques
March 09, 2018

Dermoscopy is a noninvasive skin imaging technique that uses optical magnification and either liquid immersion or cross-polarized lighting to make subsurface structures more easily visible when compared to conventional clinical images. It allows for the identification of dozens of morphological...

Lung Imaging and Computer Aided Diagnosis

Ayman El-Baz, Jasjit S. Suri
March 09, 2018

Lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer-related deaths worldwide. Early diagnosis can improve the effectiveness of treatment and increase a patient’s chances of survival. Thus, there is an urgent need for new technology to diagnose small, malignant lung nodules early as well as large...

Big Data in Medical Image Processing

R. Suganya, S. Rajaram, A. Sheik Abdullah
January 31, 2018

The field of medical imaging seen rapid development over the last two decades and has consequently revolutionized the way in which modern medicine is practiced. Diseases and their symptoms are constantly changing therefore continuous updating is necessary for the data to be relevant. Diseases...

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...