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Handbook of Cryo-Preparation Methods for Electron Microscopy

Annie Cavalier, Daniele Spehner, Bruno M. Humbel
October 02, 2008

While new discoveries have led to much dramatic growth in cryo-electron microscopy, researchers will never be able to take full advantage if they lack access to the details that make these techniques understandable and applicable. The Handbook of Cryo-Preparation Methods for Electron Microscopy...

A Practical Approach to Medical Image Processing

Elizabeth Berry
December 07, 2007

The ability to manipulate and analyze pictorial information to improve medical diagnosis, monitoring, and therapy via imaging is a valuable tool that every professional working in radiography, medical imaging, and medical physics should utilize. However, previous texts on the subject have only...

Chromosome Nanoscience and Technology

Kiichi Fukui, Tatsuo Ushiki
October 31, 2007

Despite progress in genetic research, knowledge about the exact structure of the chromosome continues to provide a challenge. Much of that challenge lies with the need for improved tools and methods that researchers require to perform novel analyses beyond the DNA level. Fortunately, rapid advances...

Computational Vision and Medical Image Processing: VipIMAGE 2007

João Manuel R.S. Tavares, R.M. Natal Jorge
September 27, 2007

Computational Vision and Medical Image Processing contains keynote lectures and full papers presented at VIPIMAGE 2007 – 1st ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Computational Vision and Medical Image Processing, held in Porto, Portugal, on 17-19 October 2007. International contributions from fourteen...

Medical Infrared Imaging

Nicholas A. Diakides, Joseph D. Bronzino
July 23, 2007

Rapid evolution of technical advances in infrared sensor technology, image processing, “smart” algorithms, databases, and system integration paves the way for new methods of research and use in medical infrared imaging. These breakthroughs permit easy-to-use, high-sensitivity imaging that can...

Molecular and Cellular MR Imaging

Michel M.J. Modo, Jeff W.M. Bulte
March 28, 2007

The ability of molecular and cellular imaging to track the survival, migration, and differentiation of cells in vivo as well as monitor particular gene expression in living subjects is rapidly moving from the research laboratory into daily clinical settings. The interdisciplinary nature of the...

Ultrasonic Diagnostics in Medicine: Physical Foundations

Leonid A. Bulavin, Zabashta
March 26, 2007

To correctly diagnose a human organism with the help of acoustic waves is impossible without knowledge of the physics of acoustic waves interaction with the issues of the organism. This book is dedicated to the given problem. It consists of four sections, the first of which deals with physical...

Computational Modelling of Objects Represented in Images. Fundamentals, Methods and Applications: Proceedings of the International Symposium CompIMAGE 2006 (Coimbra, Portugal, 20-21 October 2006)

João Manuel R.S. Tavares, Jorge R.M. Natal
February 21, 2007

This book contains keynote lectures and full papers presented at the International Symposium on Computational Modelling of Objects Represented in Images (CompIMAGE), held in Coimbra, Portugal, on 20-21 October 2006. International contributions from nineteen countries provide a comprehensive...

Computerized Tomography for Scientists and Engineers

Prabhat Munshi
January 04, 2007

Computerized Tomography for Scientists and Engineers is a collection of state-of-the-art articles on computerized tomography (CT). Each article covers a broadband spectrum of CT applications that are related to non-destructive testing (NDT), measurements of solid objects and non-invasive...

Clinical Nuclear Medicine Fourth Edition

Gary J.R Cook, M. N Maisey, K.E Britton, Vaseem Chengazi
November 24, 2006

The fourth edition of Clinical Nuclear Medicine highlights the continued growth in clinical applications for PET and other aspects of molecular imaging. With its problem-oriented clinical approach, the book presents relevant topics of current importance to the practicing clinician rather than...

Atlas of Imaging of the Paranasal Sinuses, Second Edition

Lalitha Shankar, Kathryn Evans
May 15, 2006

With color illustrations, the Second Edition of this best-selling guide concentrates on the advances in technology that are now available to the clinical otolaryngologist. This reinforces the book's position as a classic guide, especially to the problems associated with endoscopic sinus surgery....

The Physics of Diagnostic Imaging Second Edition

David Dowsett, Patrick A Kenny, R Eugene Johnston
April 28, 2006

Over recent years there has been a vast expansion in the variety of imaging techniques available, and developments in machine specifications continue apace. If radiologists and radiographers are to obtain optimal image quality while minimising exposure times, a good understanding of the...