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Biomagnetics: Principles and Applications of Biomagnetic Stimulation and Imaging

1st Edition

Shoogo Ueno, Masaki Sekino
January 14, 2020

Discover the Most Advanced Technologies in Biomagnetics Co-edited by Professor Ueno, a leader in the biomagnetics field for over 40 years, Biomagnetics: Principles and Applications of Biomagnetic Stimulation and Imaging explains the physical principles of biomagnetic stimulation and imaging and...

Image-Guided Hypofractionated Stereotactic Radiosurgery: A Practical Approach to Guide Treatment of Brain and Spine Tumors

1st Edition

Arjun Sahgal, Simon S. Lo, Lijun Ma, Jason P. Sheehan
January 14, 2020

The recent development of hypofractionated stereotactic radiation therapy (SRT), which calls for one to five fractions of high-dose radiation to be administered using special equipment, has resulted in the need for education on practice guidelines. Image-Guided Hypofractionated Stereotactic...

Health Monitoring Systems: An Enabling Technology for Patient Care

1st Edition

Rajarshi Gupta, Dwaipayan Biswas
December 02, 2019

Remote health monitoring using wearable sensors is an important research area involving several key steps: physiological parameter sensing and data acquisition, data analysis, data security, data transmission to caregivers, and clinical intervention, all of which play a significant role to form a...

Understanding Radiation Biology: From DNA Damage to Cancer and Radiation Risk

1st Edition

Kenneth Chadwick
December 02, 2019

This book provides a qualitative and quantitative exploration of the action of radiation on living matter which leads to a complete and coherent interpretation of radiation biology. It takes readers from radiation-induced molecular damage in the nucleus of the cell and links this damage to cellular...

Artificial Intelligence in Medical Imaging: From Theory to Clinical Practice

1st Edition

Lia Morra, Silvia Delsanto, Loredana Correale
November 27, 2019

This book, written by authors with more than a decade of experience in the design and development of artificial intelligence (AI) systems in medical imaging, will guide readers in the understanding of one of the most exciting fields today. After an introductory description of classical machine...

Advances in Computerized Analysis in Clinical and Medical Imaging

1st Edition

J Dinesh Peter, Steven Lawrence Fernandes, Carlos Eduardo Thomaz
November 14, 2019

Advances in Computerized Analysis in Clinical and Medical Imaging book is devoted for spreading of knowledge through the publication of scholarly research, primarily in the fields of clinical & medical imaging. The types of chapters consented include those that cover the development and...

Regularized Image Reconstruction in Parallel MRI with MATLAB

1st Edition

Joseph Suresh Paul, Raji Susan Mathew
October 25, 2019

Regularization becomes an integral part of the reconstruction process in accelerated parallel magnetic resonance imaging (pMRI) due to the need for utilizing the most discriminative information in the form of parsimonious models to generate high quality images with reduced noise and artifacts....

MRI: Essentials for Innovative Technologies

1st Edition

Giuseppe Placidi
October 21, 2019

MRI: Essentials for Innovative Technologies describes novel methods to improve magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) beyond its current limitations. It proposes smart encoding methods and acquisition sequences to deal with frequency displacement due to residual static magnetic field inhomogeneity,...

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...

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