Medical Image Analysis and Informatics: Computer-Aided Diagnosis and Therapy 1st Edition (2018) (PDF) Paulo Mazzoncini de Azevedo-Marques

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Basic Information:

  • Year: 2018
  • Page Number: 548
  • File Type: PDF
  • File Size: 57.52 MB
  • Authors/ Editiors: Paulo Mazzoncini de Azevedo-Marques

Description:

With the development of rapidly increasing medical imaging modalities and their applications, the need for computers and computing in image generation, processing, visualization, archival, transmission, modeling, and analysis has grown substantially. Computers are being integrated into almost every medical imaging system. Medical Image Analysis and Informatics demonstrates how quantitative analysis becomes possible by the application of computational procedures to medical images. Furthermore, it shows how quantitative and objective analysis facilitated by medical image informatics, CBIR, and CAD could lead to improved diagnosis by physicians. Whereas CAD has become a part of the clinical workflow in the detection of breast cancer with mammograms, it is not yet established in other applications. CBIR is an alternative and complementary approach for image retrieval based on measures derived from images, which could also facilitate CAD. This book shows how digital image processing techniques can assist in quantitative analysis of medical images, how pattern recognition and classification techniques can facilitate CAD, and how CAD systems can assist in achieving efficient diagnosis, in designing optimal treatment protocols, in analyzing the effects of or response to treatment, and in clinical management of various conditions. The book affirms that medical imaging, medical image analysis, medical image informatics, CBIR, and CAD are proven as well as essential techniques for health care.

Paulo Mazzoncini de Azevedo Marques is Associate Professor of Biomedical Informatics and Medical Physics. He is a Fellow of IEEE: Arianna Menattini, is in the Dept. of Electronic Engineering, at the Univ. of Rome Tor Vergata and is an active researcher in medical image analysis; Marcello Salmeri is an Associate Professor at the Univ. of Rome Tor Vergata; Rangaraj M. Rangayyan is an IEEE Fellow, Fellow AIMBE and SPIE. He ia extremely active in Computer Aided Diagnostic analysis and therapies for a number of different maladies.

User’s Review:

“This book provides excellent coverage of the state-of-the-art computer-aided diagnosis and therapy in medical imaging. The editors did an amazing job in arranging chapters to provide a status quo of these fast-developing fields. Each chapter is written by experts in the fields in a clear, readable manner without sacrificing the scientific rigor. I am confident that everyone who reads the book will gain a solid knowledge about the subject matter presented in the chapters. This is a must-read book for researchers and clinicians who are working on or interested in these rapidly developing fields of computer-aided diagnosis and therapy in medical imaging.”
―Hiro Yoshida, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, USA

“…a good addition to the shelves of the post graduate students and researchers working in the application of information and communication technology for the betterment of healthcare.”
―Sudipta Mukhopadhyay, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India

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