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Series in Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering


About the Series

This series is a leading international book series and the official book series of the International Organization for Medical Physics (IOMP). Three of the world’s leading academics in the field—Kwan-Hoong Ng, Russell Ritenour, and Slavik Tabakov—serve as Series Editors, curating the series and carefully selecting the highest quality publications for inclusion. The series describes the applications of physical sciences, engineering, and mathematics in medicine and clinical research, meeting the need for up-to-date texts in this rapidly developing field. Books in the series range in level from upper-level undergraduate and graduate textbooks to practical handbooks and advanced expositions of current research. First established in the 1980s, the series contains books by some of the leading experts in medical physics and biomedical engineering. Titles covering the latest advances in the field are published every year.

If you are interested in writing or editing a book for the series, we would be delighted to hear from you. Please contact Rebecca Davies, Editor for Physics books, at [email protected], or contact any of the Series Editors. Proposal guidelines can be accessed at http://www.crcpress.com/resources/authors.

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Image-based Medical Physics for Radiologists

Image-based Medical Physics for Radiologists

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Basri Johan Jeet Abdullah, Chai Hong Yeong
January 15, 2021

Grasping the principles of medical physics and the effects of differing acquisition parameters or displays can be challenging. This book provides radiology trainees with an image-based translation of the effects of different acquisition parameters. This ensures that imaging procedures, image ...

Diagnostic Radiology Physics with MATLAB® A Problem-solving Approach

Diagnostic Radiology Physics with MATLAB®: A Problem-solving Approach

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Johan Helmenkamp, Robert Bujila, Gavin Poludniowski
November 24, 2020

Imaging modalities in radiology produce ever-increasing amounts of data which need to be displayed, optimized, analyzed and archived: a “big data” as well as an “image processing” problem. Computer programming skills are rarely emphasized during the education and training of medical physicists, ...

A Practical Approach to Medical Image Processing

A Practical Approach to Medical Image Processing

1st Edition

Elizabeth Berry
July 10, 2020

The ability to manipulate and analyze pictorial information to improve medical diagnosis, monitoring, and therapy via imaging is a valuable tool that every professional working in radiography, medical imaging, and medical physics should utilize. However, previous texts on the subject have only ...

Contemporary IMRT Developing Physics and Clinical Implementation

Contemporary IMRT: Developing Physics and Clinical Implementation

1st Edition

S. Webb
June 30, 2020

The most important radiotherapy modality used today, intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), is the most technologically advanced radiotherapy cancer treatment available, rapidly replacing conformal and three-dimensional techniques. Because of these changes, oncologists and radiotherapists ...

e-Learning in Medical Physics and Engineering Building Educational Modules with Moodle

e-Learning in Medical Physics and Engineering: Building Educational Modules with Moodle

1st Edition

Vassilka Tabakova
May 12, 2020

The need for qualified specialists to work with and apply sophisticated technology in contemporary medicine is rapidly growing. Professional bodies predict that meeting the needs of healthcare globally will require almost tripling the number of Medical Physicists by 2035. Similar challenges exist ...

Achieving Quality in Brachytherapy

Achieving Quality in Brachytherapy

1st Edition

B.R. Thomadsen
November 04, 2019

Achieving Quality in Brachytherapy addresses the main issues that often prevent correct delivery of brachytherapy treatment. The book explains how to set up a functional quality assurance program in brachytherapy and covers all the steps needed to undertake particular treatment plans, from the ...

Diagnostic Endoscopy

Diagnostic Endoscopy

1st Edition

Haishan Zeng
October 21, 2019

Combining a professional development course on diagnostic endoscopy from SPIE (the international society advancing light-based research) and the authors’ graduate course on biomedical optics, this work is written for researchers in medical optics and biomedical engineering as well as graduate ...

Quantifying Morphology and Physiology of the Human Body Using MRI

Quantifying Morphology and Physiology of the Human Body Using MRI

1st Edition

L. Tugan Muftuler
October 21, 2019

In the medical imaging field, clinicians and researchers are increasingly moving from the qualitative assessment of printed images to the quantitative evaluation of digital images since the quantitative techniques often improve diagnostic accuracy and complement clinical assessments by providing ...

Handbook of Photonics for Biomedical Science

Handbook of Photonics for Biomedical Science

1st Edition

Valery V. Tuchin
October 07, 2019

The Handbook of Photonics for Biomedical Science analyzes achievements, new trends, and perspectives of photonics in its application to biomedicine. With contributions from world-renowned experts in the field, the handbook describes advanced biophotonics methods and techniques intensively developed...

Correction Techniques in Emission Tomography

Correction Techniques in Emission Tomography

1st Edition

Mohammad Dawood, Xiaoyi Jiang, Klaus Schäfers
September 19, 2019

Written by an interdisciplinary team of medical doctors, computer scientists, physicists, engineers, and mathematicians, Correction Techniques in Emission Tomography presents various correction methods used in emission tomography to generate and enhance images. It discusses the techniques from a ...

Intelligent and Adaptive Systems in Medicine

Intelligent and Adaptive Systems in Medicine

1st Edition

Olivier C. L. Haas, Keith J. Burnham
September 19, 2019

Intelligent and adaptive techniques are rapidly being used in all stages of medical treatment, from the initial diagnosis to planning delivery and follow-up therapy.To realize the full potential of these techniques, developers and end users must understand both the underlying technology and the ...

Radiosensitizers and Radiochemotherapy in the Treatment of Cancer

Radiosensitizers and Radiochemotherapy in the Treatment of Cancer

1st Edition

Shirley Lehnert
September 19, 2019

Radiosensitizers and Radiochemotherapy in the Treatment of Cancer catalogs and describes the mechanism of action for entities characterized as radiosensitizers. Developments in the biological and physical sciences have introduced new radiosensitizers and defined novel targets for radiosensitization...

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