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Emerging Imaging Technologies in Medicine

Edited by Mark A. Anastasio, Patrick La Riviere

© 2013 – CRC Press

361 pages | 31 Color Illus. | 260 B/W Illus.

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About the Book

From the discovery of x-rays in 1895 through the emergence of computed tomography (CT) in the 1970s and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in the 1980s, non-invasive imaging has revolutionized the practice of medicine. While these technologies have thoroughly penetrated clinical practice, scientists continue to develop novel approaches that promise to push imaging into entirely new clinical realms, while addressing the issues of dose, sensitivity, or specificity that limit existing imaging approaches.

Emerging Imaging Technologies in Medicine surveys a number of emerging technologies that have the promise to find routine clinical use in the near- (less than five years), mid- (five to ten years) and long-term (more than ten years) time frames. Each chapter provides a detailed discussion of the associated physics and technology, and addresses improvements in terms of dose, sensitivity, and specificity, which are limitations of current imaging approaches. In particular, the book focuses on modalities with clinical potential rather than those likely to have an impact mainly in preclinical animal imaging.

The last ten years have been a period of fervent creativity and progress in imaging technology, with improvements in computational power, nanofabrication, and laser and detector technology leading to major new developments in phase-contrast imaging, photoacoustic imaging, and optical imaging.

Table of Contents

Advancements in Absorption-Based X-Ray Imaging

X-Ray Tomosynthesis

Ingrid Reiser

Spectral/Photon-Counting Computed Tomography

Jochen Cammin, Jan S. Iwanczyk, and Katsuyuki Taguchi

X-Ray Phase-Contrast Imaging

Grating-Based X-Ray Phase-Contrast Imaging

Peter Modregger, Bernd Pinzer, Zhen-Tian Wang, and Marco Stampanoni

Analyzer-Based X-Ray Phase-Contrast Imaging

Jovan G. Brankov and Adam M. Zysk

Propagation-Based Imaging

Glenn R. Myers, Karen K.W. Siu, and Kaye S. Morgan

Photoacoustic Imaging and Tomography

Photoacoustic Mammography

Robert Kruger, Richard Lam, Daniel Reinecke, and Stephen Del Rio

Multiparameter Photoacoustic Tomography

Song Hu, Christopher Favazza, and Lihong V. Wang

Diffuse Optical Imaging

Diffuse Optical Tomography: Imaging Physics and Image Formation Principles

Soren D. Konecky

Diffuse Optical Imaging: Application to Breast Imaging

Paola Taroni, Antonio Pifferi, Giovanna Quarto, Lorenzo Spinelli, Alessandro Torricelli, and Rinaldo Cubeddu

Diffuse Optical Imaging: Application to Brain Imaging

Jeremy C. Hebden

Advances in Acoustical Imaging

Ultrasound Tomography Systems for Medical Imaging

Neb Duric, Olivier Roy, Cuiping Li, Steve Schmidt, Xiaoyang Cheng, Jeff Goll, Dave Kunz, Ken Bates, Roman Janer, and Peter Littrup

Imaging the Elastic Properties of Tissue

Kevin J. Parker

Acoustic Radiation Force Imaging

Jeremy J. Dahl

Multimodality Imaging

Positron Emission Tomography–Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Jinsong Ouyang, Quanzheng Li, and Georges El Fakhri

Multimodal Photoacoustic and Ultrasound Imaging

Peter van Es, Ton G. van Leeuwen, Wiendelt Steenbergen, and Srirang Manohar

Multimodality Imaging: Photoacoustic Tomography/Diffuse Optical Tomography

Adam Q. Bauer, Ralph E. Nothdurft, Todd N. Erpelding, Lihong V. Wang, and Joseph P. Culver

Combined Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Near-Infrared Spectral Imaging

Michael A. Mastanduno, Kelly E. Michaelsen, Scott C. Davis, Shudong Jiang, Brian W. Pogue, and Keith D. Paulsen

Recent Advancements in Three-Dimensional Microscopy

Photoacoustic Microscopy for Ophthalmic Applications

Hao F. Zhang and Shuliang Jiao

Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Microscopy

P. Scott Carney, Steven Adie, and Stephen A. Boppart

Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopic Imaging: An Emerging Label-Free Approach for Molecular Imaging

Kevin Yeh, Rohith Reddy, and Rohit Bhargava


About the Series

Imaging in Medical Diagnosis and Therapy

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Biotechnology
SCIENCE / Physics