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Microdosimetry: Experimental Methods and Applications

Lennart Lindborg, Anthony Waker
July 17, 2017

Experimental microdosimetry deals with the measurement of charged particle energy deposition in tissue equivalent volumes, ranging in size from nanometres to micrometres. Microdosimetry is employed to improve our understanding of the relationship between radiation energy deposition, the resulting...

Imaging for Plastic Surgery

Luca Saba, Warren M. Rozen, Alberto Alonso-Burgos, Diego Ribuffo
July 01, 2017

Preoperative imaging is increasingly being adopted for preoperative planning in plastic and reconstructive surgery. Accurate preoperative analysis can reduce the length of operations and maximize surgical design and dissection techniques. Imaging for Plastic Surgery covers the techniques,...

Graphics Processing Unit-Based High Performance Computing in Radiation Therapy

Xun Jia, Steve B. Jiang
July 01, 2017

Use the GPU Successfully in Your Radiotherapy Practice With its high processing power, cost-effectiveness, and easy deployment, access, and maintenance, the graphics processing unit (GPU) has increasingly been used to tackle problems in the medical physics field, ranging from computed tomography...

Primary Angioplasty: Mechanical Interventions for Acute Myocardial Infarction, Second Edition

David Antoniucci
June 30, 2017

The Second Edition of Primary Angioplasty provides an update on the rationale, techniques, and effectiveness of direct percutaneous mechanical revascularization for acute myocardial infarction. Through the use of "real world" methods, clinical perspectives, and mechanical support, this...

Diagnostic Methods in the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory

Pedro A. Lemos, Paul Schoenhagen, Alexandra Lansky
June 07, 2017

The tools necessary for correctly identifying complex coronary lesions and plaques. The data required to accurately diagnose rare disease progression and patterns. With Diagnostic Methods in the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, all of the essential diagnostic modalities you need in the lab are...

Get Through Final FRCR 2A: SBAs

Teck Yew Chin, Susan Cheng Shelmerdine, Akash Ganguly, Chinedum Anosike
May 31, 2017

This is the first revision guide to map directly to the new structure of the FRCR Final Part A examination (CR2A). Spanning a broad range of topics, the book follows the core clinical radiology curriculum, covering all modalities. It is divided into 7 test papers, consisting of 120 mixed SBA-type...

Emerging Technologies in Brachytherapy

William Y. Song, Kari Tanderup, Bradley Pieters
May 23, 2017

Brachytherapy is continuously advancing. Years of accumulated experience have led to clinical evidence of its benefit in numerous clinical sites such as gynecological, prostate, breast, rectum, ocular, and many other cancers. Brachytherapy continues to expand in its scope of practice and complexity...

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...

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...

Handbook of Venous and Lymphatic Disorders: Guidelines of the American Venous Forum, Fourth Edition

Peter Gloviczki, American Venous Forum
January 17, 2017

The Handbook of Venous Disorders, first published in 1996, is a handbook for all clinicians and surgeons who are involved with the investigation, evaluation, or management of venous and lymphatic diseases or malformations. These disorders include varicose veins, venous ulcers, DVT, lymphedema, and...

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...

Clark's Pocket Handbook for Radiographers, Second Edition

A. Stewart Whitley, Charles Sloane, Gail Jefferson, Ken Holmes, Craig Anderson
December 06, 2016

Drawn from the bestselling Clark's Positioning in Radiography, this pocket handbook provides clear and practical advice to help radiographers in their day-to-day work. Designed for rapid reference, it covers how to position the patient and the central ray, describes the essential image...

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