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Computational Topology for Biomedical Image and Data Analysis: Theory and Applications

1st Edition

Rodrigo Rojas Moraleda, Nektarios A. Valous, Wei Xiong, Niels Halama
July 23, 2019

This book provides an accessible yet rigorous introduction to topology and homology focused on the simplicial space. It presents a compact pipeline from the foundations of topology to biomedical applications. It will be of interest to medical physicists, computer scientists, and engineers, as well...

Radiomics and Radiogenomics: Technical Basis and Clinical Applications

1st Edition

Ruijiang Li, Lei Xing, Sandy Napel, Daniel L. Rubin
June 28, 2019

Radiomics and Radiogenomics: Technical Basis and Clinical Applications provides a first summary of the overlapping fields of radiomics and radiogenomics, showcasing how they are being used to evaluate disease characteristics and correlate with treatment response and patient prognosis. It explains...

Modelling Radiotherapy Side Effects: Practical Applications for Planning Optimisation

1st Edition

Tiziana Rancati, Claudio Fiorino
June 10, 2019

The treatment of a patient with radiation therapy is planned to find the optimal way to treat a tumour while minimizing the dose received by the surrounding normal tissues. In order to better exploit the possibilities of this process, the availability of accurate and quantitative...

Diagnostic Ultrasound, Third Edition: Physics and Equipment

3rd Edition

Peter R Hoskins, Kevin Martin, Abigail Thrush
May 20, 2019

This popular text provides a comprehensive, yet accessible, introduction to the physics and technology of medical ultrasound, with high quality ultrasound images and diagrams throughout. Covering all aspects of the field at a level that meetings the requirements of accredited sonography courses, it...

Accelerator Radiation Physics for Personnel and Environmental Protection

1st Edition

J. Donald Cossairt, Matthew Quinn
May 14, 2019

Providing a vital resource in tune with the massive advancements in accelerator technologies that have taken place over the past 50 years, Accelerator Radiation Physics for Personnel and Environmental Protection is a comprehensive reference for accelerator designers, operators, managers,...

On-Treatment Verification Imaging: A Study Guide for IGRT

1st Edition

Mike Kirby, Kerrie-Anne Calder
May 01, 2019

On-treatment verification imaging has developed rapidly in recent years and is now at the heart of image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT) and all aspects of radiotherapy planning and treatment delivery. This is the first book dedicated to just this important topic, which is written in an accessible...

Advanced Radiation Protection Dosimetry

1st Edition

Shaheen Dewji, Nolan E. Hertel
April 15, 2019

Although many radiation protection scientists and engineers use dose coefficients, few know the origin of those dose coefficients. This is the first book in over 40 years to address the topic of radiation protection dosimetry in intimate detail. Advanced Radiation Protection Dosimetry covers all...

The Physics of CT Dosimetry: CTDI and Beyond

1st Edition

Robert L. Dixon
April 04, 2019

This book explores the physics of CT dosimetry and provides practical guidance on best practice for medical researchers and practitioners. A rigorous description of the basic physics of CT dosimetry is presented and illustrates flaws of the current methodology. It also contains helpful (and...

Problems and Solutions in Medical Physics: Nuclear Medicine Physics

1st Edition

Kwan Hoong Ng, Chai Hong Yeong, Alan Christopher Perkins
March 27, 2019

The second in a three-volume set exploring Problems and Solutions in Medical Physics, this volume explores common questions and their solutions in Nuclear Medicine. This invaluable study guide should be used in conjunction with other key textbooks in the field to provide additional learning...

Big Data in Radiation Oncology

1st Edition

Jun Deng, Lei Xing
March 20, 2019

Big Data in Radiation Oncology gives readers an in-depth look into how big data is having an impact on the clinical care of cancer patients. While basic principles and key analytical and processing techniques are introduced in the early chapters, the rest of the book turns to clinical applications,...

Introduction to Megavoltage X-Ray Dose Computation Algorithms

1st Edition

Jerry Battista
January 02, 2019

Read an exclusive interview with Dr. Jerry Battista here. A critical element of radiation treatment planning for cancer is the accurate prediction and delivery of a tailored radiation dose distribution inside the patient. Megavoltage x-ray beams are aimed at the tumour, while collateral damage to...

Adaptive Motion Compensation in Radiotherapy

1st Edition

Martin J. Murphy
November 28, 2018

External-beam radiotherapy has long been challenged by the simple fact that patients can (and do) move during the delivery of radiation. Recent advances in imaging and beam delivery technologies have made the solution—adapting delivery to natural movement—a practical reality. Adaptive Motion...

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