Biomedical Science

Biomedical Imaging

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Hybrid Imaging in Cardiovascular Medicine

Yi-Hwa Liu, Albert J. Sinusas
October 26, 2017

This comprehensive book focuses on multimodality imaging technology, including overviews of the instruments and methods followed by practical case studies that highlight use in the detection and treatment of cardiovascular diseases. Chapters cover PET-CT, SPECT-CT, SPECT-MRI, PET-MRI, PET-optical...

Optical Imaging for Biomedical and Clinical Applications

Ahmad Fadzil Mohamad Hani, Dileep Kumar
October 26, 2017

Optical imaging is a rapidly emerging imaging technique that has been successfjully translated into biomedical applications ranging from clinical diagnosis to molecular biology. This book includes an introductory section to explore various optical imaging devices and their functionality and roles...

Metalloproteins: Theory, Calculations, and Experiments

Art E. Cho, William A. Goddard III
October 26, 2017

Numerous essential biological functions involve metalloproteins; therefore, understanding metalloproteins and how to manipulate them is significant in the biological and medical fields. An examination of current research, Metalloproteins: Theory, Calculations, and Experiments explores the interplay...

Radiochromic Film: Role and Applications in Radiation Dosimetry

Indra J. Das
October 25, 2017

This book provides a first authoritative text on radiochromic film, covering the basic principles, technology advances, practical methods, and applications. It focuses on practical uses of radiochromic film in radiation dosimetry for diagnostic x-rays, brachytherapy, radiosurgery, external beam...

Optical Imaging Techniques in Cell Biology, Second Edition

Guy Cox
October 23, 2017

Optical Imaging Techniques in Cell Biology, Second Edition covers the field of biological microscopy, from the optics of the microscope to the latest advances in imaging below the traditional resolution limit. It includes the techniques—such as labeling by immunofluorescence and fluorescent...

Diagnostic Ultrasound: Imaging and Blood Flow Measurements, Second Edition

K. Kirk Shung
October 23, 2017

Offers an Extensive Discussion on High Frequency Ultrasound Based on a course taught and developed by a foremost expert in diagnostic ultrasound technology, Diagnostic Ultrasound: Imaging and Blood Flow Measurements, Second Edition covers cutting-edge developments, along with the fundamental...

Assistive Technology for Blindness and Low Vision

Roberto Manduchi, Sri Kurniawan
October 12, 2017

Assistive technology has made it feasible for individuals with a wide range of impairments to engage in many activities, such as education and employment, in ways not previously possible. The key factor is to create consumer-driven technologies that solve the problems by addressing the needs of...

Principles and Practice of Image-Guided Radiation Therapy of Lung Cancer

Jing Cai, Joe Y. Chang, Fang-Fang Yin
September 19, 2017

This book gives a comprehensive overview on the use of image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT) in the treatment of lung cancer, covering step-by-step guidelines for clinical implementations, fundamental principles and key technical advances. It covers benefits and limitations of techniques as well as...

Automated Image Detection of Retinal Pathology

Herbert Jelinek, Michael J. Cree
September 12, 2017

Discusses the Effect of Automated Assessment Programs on Health Care Provision Diabetes is approaching pandemic numbers, and as an associated complication, diabetic retinopathy is also on the rise. Much about the computer-based diagnosis of this intricate illness has been discovered and proven...

Computational Intelligence in Medical Imaging: Techniques and Applications

G. Schaefer, A. Hassanien, J. Jiang
September 12, 2017

CI Techniques & Algorithms for a Variety of Medical Imaging SituationsDocuments recent advances and stimulates further research A compilation of the latest trends in the field, Computational Intelligence in Medical Imaging: Techniques and Applications explores how intelligent computing can...

Fluorescence Imaging and Biological Quantification

Raquel Seruca, Jasjit S. Suri, J. Miquel Sanches
September 11, 2017

This comprehensive reference work details the latest developments in fluorescence imaging and related biological quantification. It explores the most recent techniques in this imaging technology through the utilization and incorporation of quantification analysis which makes this book unique. It...

Beam’s Eye View Imaging in Radiation Oncology

Ross I. Berbeco, Ph.D.
September 07, 2017

This first dedicated overview for beam’s eye view (BEV) covers instrumentation, methods, and clinical use of this exciting technology, which enables real-time anatomical imaging. It highlights how the information collected (e.g., the shape and size of the beam aperture and intensity of the beam) is...