Revolutionary advances in imaging technology that provide high resolution, 3-D, non-invasive imaging of biological subjects have made biomedical imaging an essential tool in clinical medicine and biomedical research. Key technological advances include MRI, positron emission tomography (PET) and multidetector X-ray CT scanners. Common to all contemporary imaging modalities is the creation of digital data and pictures. The evolution from analog to digital image data is driving the rapidly expanding field of digital image analysis. Scientists from numerous disciplines now require in-depth knowledge of these complex imaging modalities. Introduction to the Science of Medical Imaging presents scientific imaging principles, introduces the major biomedical imaging modalities, reviews the basics of human and computer image analysis and provides examples of major clinical and research applications. Written by one of the world’s most innovative and highly respected neuroradiologists, Introduction to the Science of Medical Imaging is a landmark text on image acquisition and interpretation.Table of Contents PrefacePart I. Introduction: 1. What is an image?2. How to make an image3. How to analyze an imagePart II. Biomedical Images: 4. Nuclear medicine5. X-ray: non-ionizing radiation6. Ultrasound7. Magnetic resonance imaging8. Optical imagingPart III. Sample Labeling: 9. Contrast agents10. Molecular labelingPart IV. Image Analysis: 11. Human observer12. Digital image processing13. Registration and atlas building14. Statistical atlasesPart V. Biomedical Applications: 15. Morphological imaging16. Physiological imaging17. Molecular imagingAppendices: 1. Linear systems2. Transforms and k space3. Probability, Bayesian statistics and information theoryIndex.
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Titolo: Introduction to the Science of Medical Imaging
Editore: Cambridge University Press
Finitura: Copertina flessibile
Misure: 18x24 cm
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