Biomedical Science

Biomedical Imaging

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Technology and Medical Sciences

1st Edition

R.M. Natal Jorge, Joao Manuel RS Tavares, Marcos Pinotti Barbosa, Alan Peter Slade
January 16, 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...

Biomedical Photoacoustics

1st Edition

Sihua Yang, Da Xing
December 31, 2018

As a fast-growing imaging technology, photoacoustic (PA) imaging synergistically combines electromagnetic and ultrasonic waves providing higher contrast and resolution than conventional ultrasound imaging. This book presents the latest developments in this field, especially the advances in the...

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...

Dose, Benefit, and Risk in Medical Imaging

1st Edition

Lawrence T. Dauer, Bae P. Chu, Pat B. Zanzonico
October 30, 2018

This timely overview of dose, benefit, and risk in medical imaging explains to readers how to apply this information for informed decision-making that improves patient outcomes. The chapters cover patient and physician perspectives, referral guidelines, appropriateness criteria, and quantifying...

Cardiovascular Imaging and Image Analysis

1st Edition

Ayman El-Baz, Jasjit S. Suri
October 24, 2018

This book covers the state-of-the-art approaches for automated non-invasive systems for early cardiovascular disease diagnosis. It includes several prominent imaging modalities such as MRI, CT, and PET technologies. There is a special emphasis placed on automated imaging analysis techniques, which...

Computational Vision and Medical Image Processing: VipIMAGE 2011

1st Edition

João Manuel R.S. Tavares, R.M. Natal Jorge
August 23, 2018

This book contains invited lecturers and full papers presented at VIPIMAGE 2011 - III ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Computational Vision and Medical Image Processing (Olhão, Algarve, Portugal, 12-14 October 2011). International contributions from 16 countries provide a comprehensive coverage of...

IoT and Low-Power Wireless: Circuits, Architectures, and Techniques

1st Edition

Christopher Siu
June 28, 2018

The book offers unique insight into the modern world of wireless communication that included 5G generation, implementation in Internet of Things (IoT), and emerging biomedical applications. To meet different design requirements, gaining perspective on systems is important. Written by international...

Bio-Imaging: Principles, Techniques, and Applications

1st Edition

Rajagopal Vadivambal, Digvir S. Jayas
June 08, 2018

Highlights the Emergence of Image Processing in Food and Agriculture In addition to uses specifically related to health and other industries, biological imaging is now being used for a variety of applications in food and agriculture. Bio-Imaging: Principles, Techniques, and Applications fully...

Image Processing: Tensor Transform and Discrete Tomography with MATLAB ®

1st Edition

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...