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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...

Medical Image Processing, Reconstruction and Restoration: Concepts and Methods

Jiri Jan, Jiri Jan
November 02, 2005

It is essential that differently oriented specialists and students involved in image processing have a firm grasp of the necessary concepts and principles. A single-source reference that can provide this foundation, as well as a thorough explanation of the techniques involved, particularly those...

Medical Image Analysis Methods

Lena Costaridou
July 13, 2005

To successfully detect and diagnose disease, it is vital for medical diagnosticians to properly apply the latest medical imaging technologies. It is a worrisome reality that due to either the nature or volume of some of the images provided, early or obscured signs of disease can go undetected or be...

Biomedical Image Analysis

Rangaraj M. Rangayyan
December 30, 2004

Computers have become an integral part of medical imaging systems and are used for everything from data acquisition and image generation to image display and analysis. As the scope and complexity of imaging technology steadily increase, more advanced techniques are required to solve the emerging...

Insight into Images: Principles and Practice for Segmentation, Registration, and Image Analysis

Terry S. Yoo
August 16, 2004

A companion to the Insight Toolkit An introduction to the theory of modern medical image processing, including the analysis of data from - X-ray computer tomography, - magnetic resonance imaging, - nuclear medicine, - and ultrasound. Using an algorithmic approach, and providing the mathematical,...

Electron Microscopy and Analysis 2003: Proceedings of the Institute of Physics Electron Microscopy and Analysis Group Conference, 3-5 September 2003

S McVitie, D McComb
February 19, 2004

Electron microscopy is now a mainstay characterization tool for solid state physicists and chemists as well as materials scientists. Containing the proceedings from the Electron Microscopy and Analysis Group (EMAG) conference in September 2003, this volume covers current developments in the field,...

Cardiac Ultrasound

Leonard M. Shapiro, Antoinette Kenny
January 06, 2003

From its humble beginnings in the 1950's as an adaptation of marine sonar systems, echocardiography has recently grown rapidly in its usage and importance. Advanced computer techniques now allow imaging of the heart in many planes through many 'windows'. Each section of this book contains all forms...