Imaging Systems for Medical Diagnostics: Fundamentals, Technical Solutions and Applications for Systems Applying Ionizing Radiation, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance and Ultrasound
John Wiley & Sons, Jan 13, 2006 - Medical - 996 pages
The book provides a comprehensive compilation of fundamentals, technical solutions and applications for medical imaging systems. It is intended as a handbook for students in biomedical engineering, for medical physicists, and for engineers working on medical technologies, as well as for lecturers at universities and engineering schools. For qualified personnel at hospitals, and physicians working with these instruments it serves as a basic source of information. This also applies for service engineers and marketing specialists.
The book starts with the representation of the physical basics of image processing, implying some knowledge of Fourier transforms. After that, experienced authors describe technical solutions and applications for imaging systems in medical diagnostics. The applications comprise the fields of X-ray diagnostics, computed tomography, nuclear medical diagnostics, magnetic resonance imaging, sonography, molecular imaging and hybrid systems. Considering the increasing importance of software based solutions, emphasis is also laid on the imaging software platform and hospital information systems.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Physiology of vision
Subjective assessment of image quality
Concepts in magnetic resonance imaging
Physical principles of medical ultrasound
Principles of image reconstruction
Magnetic resonance imaging
Ultrasound imaging systems
Special and hybrid systems
Software platform for medical imaging
Computeraided detection and diagnosis CAD
Hospital information systems
Other editions - View all
achieved acquired acquisition allows angle anode applications artifacts beam blood body changes clinical coil collimator combination components contrast depends detection detector determined direction display Doppler dose echo effect electron elements enables energy examination field Figure flow focal frequency function Given gradient heart important improve increase intensity involves light limited magnetic measurement method necessary noise object offers operation optimal parameters patient performed phase pixel position possible procedures projection pulse radiation range reconstruction reduced referred registration represents resolution resonance rotation sampling scan scanner selected sensitivity sequence shows signal single slice spatial specific spiral surface techniques tion tissue transformation tube typical ultrasound usually values various visualization volume width X-ray