Fundamentals of Medical Imaging, second edition, is an invaluable technical introduction to each imaging modality, explaining the mathematical and physical principles and giving a clear understanding of how images are obtained and interpreted. Individual chapters cover each imaging modality – radiography, CT, MRI, nuclear medicine and ultrasound - reviewing the physics of the signal and its interaction with tissue, the image formation or reconstruction process, a discussion of image quality and equipment, clinical applications and biological effects and safety issues. Subsequent chapters review image analysis and visualization for diagnosis, treatment and surgery. New to this edition: • Appendix of questions and answers • New chapter on 3D image visualization • Advanced mathematical formulae in separate text boxes • Ancillary website containing 3D animations: www.cambridge.org/suetens • Full colour illustrations throughout Engineers, clinicians, mathematicians and physicists will find this an invaluable aid in understanding the physical principles of imaging and their clinical applications.Table of Contents Preface1. Introduction to digital image processing2. Radiography3. X-ray computed tomography4. Magnetic resonance imaging5. Nuclear medicine imaging6. Ultrasound imaging7. Medical imaging analysis8. Visualization for diagnosis and therapyExercisesBibliographyIndex.
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Titolo: Fundamentals of Medical Imaging
Editore: Cambridge university press
Edizione: II 2009
Finitura: Copertina rigida
Misure: 18x24 cm
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