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Radiomics and Radiogenomics: Technical Basis and Clinical Applications 1st Edition (2019) (PDF) by Ruijiang Li

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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 the fundamental principles, technical bases, and clinical applications with a focus on oncology. The book’s expert authors present computational approaches for extracting imaging features that help to detect and characterize disease tissues for improving diagnosis, prognosis, and evaluation of therapy response. This book is intended for audiences including imaging scientists, medical physicists, as well as medical professionals and specialists such as diagnostic radiologists, radiation oncologists, and medical oncologists.

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

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  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...

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

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  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...

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

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  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...

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

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  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...

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

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  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...

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

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  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...

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

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  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...

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

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  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...