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Image-Processing Techniques for Tumor Detection

1st Edition

Edited by Robin N. Strickland

CRC Press

384 pages

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Description

"Provides a current review of computer processing algorithms for the identification of lesions, abnormal masses, cancer, and disease in medical images. Presents useful examples from numerous imaging modalities for increased recognition of anomolies in MRI, CT, SPECT and digital/film X-Ray."

Reviews

"Overall, this book, written by leading experts…provides a comprehensive and up-to-date overview… ….well written and contains many medical images, and illustrative material of excellent quality."

---European Radiology

"All in all, the book is a true and valuable guide for medical practice, due to the up-to-date information based on scientific studies and on the wide practical experience of the authors of each chapter. It has a clear and concise language and provides numerous medical images, of best quality, suggestive for each subject considered."

- Memoriile Sectiilor Stiintifice, Vol. 4, No. 26, 2003

Table of Contents

Background. Applications: breast - X-ray mammography; chest - X-ray and CT; brain and body - MRI, CT, SPECT, and ultrasound.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED009000
MEDICAL / Biotechnology
TEC015000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Imaging Systems