Biomedical Science

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Neurophotonics and Brain Mapping

Yu Chen, Babak Kateb
June 01, 2017

Understanding how the brain works and developing effective therapeutics are important in advancing neuroscience and improving clinical patient care. Neurophotonics and Brain Mapping covers state-of-the-art research and development in optical technologies and applications for brain mapping and...

Heart Mechanics: Magnetic Resonance Imaging—The Complete Guide

El-Sayed H. Ibrahim
May 10, 2017

This book details the latest research on magnetic resonance (MRI) tagging technology related to heart mechanics. The book compare and contrast different tagging techniques, explain different imaging sequences and post processing algorithms, and associate the tagging techniques with different...

Heart Mechanics: Magnetic Resonance Imaging—Mathematical Modeling, Pulse Sequences, and Image Analysis

El-Sayed H. Ibrahim
April 18, 2017

MRI techniques have been recently introduced for non-invasive qualification of regional myocardial mechanics, which is not achievable with other imaging modalities. Covering more than twenty-three years of developments in MRI techniques for accessing heart mechanics, this book provides a plethora...

Heart Mechanics: Magnetic Resonance Imaging—Advanced Techniques, Clinical Applications, and Future Trends

El-Sayed H. Ibrahim
April 14, 2017

Based on research and clinical trials, this book details the latest research in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) tagging technology related to heart mechanics. It covers clinical applications and examines future trends, providing a guide for future uses of MRI technology for studying heart...

Surface Imaging for Biomedical Applications

Ahmad Fadzil Mohamad Hani
March 29, 2017

Based on hospital clinical trials examining the use of signal and image processing techniques, Surface Imaging for Biomedical Applications bridges the gap between engineers and clinicians. This text offers a thorough analysis of biomedical surface imaging to medical practitioners as it relates to...

Medical Infrared Imaging: Principles and Practices

Mary Diakides, Joseph D. Bronzino, Donald R. Peterson
March 29, 2017

The evolution of technological advances in infrared sensor technology, image processing, "smart" algorithms, knowledge-based databases, and their overall system integration has resulted in new methods of research and use in medical infrared imaging. The development of infrared cameras with focal...

Medical Imaging: Technology and Applications

Troy Farncombe, Kris Iniewski
March 29, 2017

The book has two intentions. First, it assembles the latest research in the field of medical imaging technology in one place. Detailed descriptions of current state-of-the-art medical imaging systems (comprised of x-ray CT, MRI, ultrasound, and nuclear medicine) and data processing techniques are...

Tomosynthesis Imaging

Ingrid Reiser, Stephen Glick
March 08, 2017

An innovative, three-dimensional x-ray imaging technique that enhances projection radiography by adding depth resolution, Tomosynthesis Imaging explores tomosynthesis, an emerging limited-angle tomographic imaging technology that is being considered for use in a range of clinical applications, and...

Autism Imaging and Devices

Manuel F. Casanova, Ayman El-Baz, Jasjit S. Suri
February 15, 2017

This book covers state-of-the-art medical image analysis approaches currently pursued in autism research. Chapters cover recent advances in diagnosis using structural neuroimaging. All aspects of imaging are included, such as electrophysiology (EEG, ERP, QEEG, and MEG), postmortem techniques, and...

Physics of PET and SPECT Imaging

Magnus Dahlbom
February 06, 2017

PET and SPECT imaging has improved to such a level that they are opening up exciting new horizons in medical diagnosis and treatment. This book provides a complete introduction to fundamentals and the latest progress in the field, including an overview of new scintillator materials and innovations...

Imaging in Photodynamic Therapy

Michael R. Hamblin, Yingying Huang
February 01, 2017

This book covers the broad field of cellular, molecular, preclinical, and clinical imaging either associated with or combined with photodynamic therapy (PDT). It showcases how this approach is used clinically for cancer, infections, and diseases characterized by unwanted tissue such as...

Chemical Exchange Saturation Transfer Imaging: Advances and Applications

Michael T. McMahon, Assaf A. Gilad, Jeff W.M. Bulte, Peter C.M. van Zijl
January 12, 2017

This is the first textbook dedicated to CEST imaging and covers the fundamental principles of saturation transfer, key features of CEST agents that enable the production of imaging contrast, and practical aspects of preparing image-acquisition and post-processing schemes suited for in vivo...