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Ultrasound Imaging and Therapy 1st Edition (2016) (PDF) Aaron Fenster

  Basic Information: Year: 2016 Page Number: 336 File Type: PDF File Size: 7.62 MB Authors/ Editiors: Aaron Fenster Description: Due to improvements in image quality and the reduced cost of advanced features, ultrasound imaging is playing a greater role in the diagnosis and image-guided intervention of a wide range of diseases. Ultrasound Imaging and Therapy highlights the latest advances in using ultrasound imaging in image-guided interventions and ultrasound-based therapy. The book presents current and emerging techniques, identifies trends in the use of ultrasound imaging, and addresses technical and computational problems that...

Radiochromic Film: Role and Applications in Radiation Dosimetry (2018) (PDF) Indra J. Das

  Basic Information: Year: 2018 Page Number: 410 File Type: PDF File Size: 13.56 MB Authors/ Editiors: Indra J. Das Description: This book provides a first authoritative text on radiochromic film, covering the basic principles, technology advances, practical methods, and applications. It focuses on practical uses of radiochromic film in radiation dosimetry for diagnostic x-rays, brachytherapy, radiosurgery, external beam therapies (photon, electron, protons), stereotactic body radiotherapy, intensity-modulated radiotherapy, and other emerging radiation technologies. The expert authors address basic concepts, advantages, and the main applications including kilovoltage, brachytherapy, megavoltage, electron beam, proton beam,...

Quantitative MRI in Cancer (2011) (PDF) Thomas E. Yankeelov

  Basic Information: Year: 2011 Page Number: 338 File Type: PDF File Size: 22.05 MB Authors/ Editiors: Thomas E. Yankeelov Description: Propelling quantitative MRI techniques from bench to bedside, Quantitative MRI in Cancer presents a range of quantitative MRI methods for assessing tumor biology. It includes biophysical and theoretical explanations of the most relevant MRI techniques as well as examples of these techniques in cancer applications. The introductory part of the book covers basic cancer biology, theoretical aspects of NMR/MRI physics, and the hardware required to form MR images. Forming the core of...

Principles and Practice of Image-Guided Radiation Therapy of Lung Cancer (2018) (PDF) Jing Cai

  Basic Information: Year: 2018 Page Number: 416 File Type: PDF File Size: 22.65 MB Authors/ Editiors: Jing Cai Description: This book gives a comprehensive overview on the use of image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT) in the treatment of lung cancer, covering step-by-step guidelines for clinical implementations, fundamental principles and key technical advances. It covers benefits and limitations of techniques as well as quality and safety issues related to IGRT practice. Jing Cai, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology at Duke University Medical Center. Joe Y. Chang, MD, PhD, is Professor in...

Physics of PET and SPECT Imaging (Imaging in Medical Diagnosis and Therapy) 1st Edition (2017) (PDF) Magnus Dahlbom

  Basic Information: Year: 2017 Page Number: 503 File Type: PDF File Size: 59.43 MB Authors/ Editiors: Magnus Dahlbom Description: PET and SPECT imaging has improved to such a level that they are opening up exciting new horizons in medical diagnosis and treatment. This book provides a complete introduction to fundamentals and the latest progress in the field, including an overview of new scintillator materials and innovations in photodetector development, as well as the latest system designs and image reconstruction algorithms. It begins with basics of PET and SPECT physics, followed by...

Observer Performance Methods for Diagnostic Imaging: Foundations, Modeling, and Applications with R-Based Examples (2018) (PDF) Dev P. Chakraborty

  Basic Information: Year: 2018 Page Number: 590 File Type: PDF File Size: 8.47 MB Authors/ Editiors: Dev P. Chakraborty Description: This book provides a complete introductory overview of this growing field and its applications in medical imaging, utilizing worked examples and exercises to demystify statistics for readers of any background. It includes a tutorial on the use of the open source, widely used R software, as well as basic statistical background, before addressing localization tasks common in medical imaging. The coverage includes a discussion of study design basics and the use...

Image Guided Radiation Therapy 1st Edition (2012) (PDF) J. Daniel Bourland

  Basic Information: Year: 2012 Page Number: 256 File Type: PDF File Size: 17.09 MB Authors/ Editiors: J. Daniel Bourland Description: Image-Guided Radiation Therapy presents key image-guided radiation treatment (IGRT) technologies for external beam radiotherapy. The book explores the decades-long technological developments that have occurred in the realm of image-guided conformal, customized radiation treatment. Expert authors, all of whom have actively participated in the development or implementation of IGRT, imaging, and enabling technologies, share their first-hand experiences on the science, clinical uses, and impact of these technologies. They describe kilovoltage and megavoltage imaging...

Handbook of Radioembolization: Physics, Biology, Nuclear Medicine, and Imaging (2016) (PDF) Alexander S. Pasciak PhD

  Basic Information: Year: 2016 Page Number: 348 File Type: PDF File Size: 67.65 MB Authors/ Editiors: Alexander S. Pasciak PhD Description: Radioembolization is a widely used treatment for non-resectable primary and secondary liver cancer. This handbook addresses the radiation biology, physics, nuclear medicine, and imaging for radioembolization using Yttrium-90 (90Y) microspheres, in addition to discussing aspects related to interventional radiology. The contents reflect on and off-label treatment indications, dose-response relationships, treatment-planning, therapy optimization, radiation safety, imaging follow-up and many other facets of this therapy necessary for both novice and advanced users...