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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...

Applications of Biophotonics and Nanobiomaterials in Biomedical Engineering

Mohammad E. Khosroshahi
October 24, 2017

This book provides a link between different disciplines of nanophysics, biophotonics, nanobiomaterials & applications of nanobiophotonics in biomedical research and engineering. The fundamentals of light, matter, nanobiomaterials & nanophysics are discussed together, and relevant...

Non-Invasive Instrumentation and Measurement in Medical Diagnosis, Second Edition

Robert B. Northrop
October 24, 2017

Non-Invasive Instrumentation and Measurement in Medical Diagnosis, Second Edition discusses NIMD as a rapidly growing, interdisciplinary field. The contents within this second edition text is derived from Professor Robert B. Northrop’s experience teaching for over 35 years in the Biomedical...

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...

Toxicologic Pathology: Nonclinical Safety Assessment

Pritam S. Sahota, James A. Popp, Jerry F. Hardisty, Chirukandath Gopinath
October 23, 2017

As drug development shifts over time to address unmet medical needs and more targeted therapies are developed, previously unseen pharmacological or off-target effects may occur in treatment. Designed to provide practical information for the bench toxicologic pathologist working in pharmaceutical...

Functionalized Polysulfones: Synthesis, Characterization, and Applications

Silvia Ioan
October 23, 2017

Functionalized Polysulfones: Synthesis, Characterization, and Applications focuses on polysulfones and their derivatives, which are widely used as functional materials in the biochemical, industrial, and medical fields due to their structural and physical characteristics, such as good optical...

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...

Vascularization: Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering

Eric M. Brey
October 23, 2017

A Complex and Growing Field The study of vascularization in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine (TERM) and its applications is an emerging field that could revolutionize medical approaches for organ and tissue replacement, reconstruction, and regeneration. Designed specifically for...

Hydrogen Peroxide Metabolism in Health and Disease

Margreet C M Vissers, Mark Hampton, Anthony J. Kettle
October 20, 2017

Much of the biology of oxidative stress and oxidative signalling centres on the generation and handling of hydrogen peroxide. The overall aim for this book would be to provide an insightful and useful forum to assist with the understanding of the relevance of hydrogen peroxide generation and how...

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