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Problems and Solutions in Medical Physics - Three Volume Set

Problems and Solutions in Medical Physics - Three Volume Set

1st Edition

By Kwan-Hoong Ng, Robin Hill, Alan Perkins, Jeannie Hsiu Ding Wong, Geoffrey Clarke, Chai Hong Yeong, Ngie Min Ung
November 17, 2022

This three-volume set explores Problems and Solutions in Medical Physics. These invaluable study guides should be used in conjunction with other key textbooks in the field to provide additional learning opportunities. Volume one explores Diagnostic Imaging Physics and contains problems and ...

Biomedical Photonics for Diabetes Research

Biomedical Photonics for Diabetes Research

1st Edition

Edited By Andrey Dunaev, Valery Tuchin
October 31, 2022

In 2021, over 537 million people worldwide were diagnosed with diabetes, according to the International Diabetes Federation and so the diagnosis, care and treatment of patients with diabetes mellitus have become one of the highest healthcare priorities. Biomedical photonics methods have been found ...

Problems and Solutions in Medical Physics Radiotherapy Physics

Problems and Solutions in Medical Physics: Radiotherapy Physics

1st Edition

By Kwan-Hoong Ng, Robin Hill, Ngie Min Ung
October 17, 2022

The third in a three-volume set exploring Problems and Solutions in Medical Physics, this volume explores common questions and their solutions in Radiotherapy. This invaluable study guide should be used in conjunction with other key textbooks in the field to provide additional learning ...

Diagnostic Radiology Physics with MATLAB® A Problem-Solving Approach

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

1st Edition

Edited By Johan Helmenkamp, Robert Bujila, Gavin Poludniowski
May 30, 2022

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, ...

Calculating X-ray Tube Spectra Analytical and Monte Carlo Approaches

Calculating X-ray Tube Spectra: Analytical and Monte Carlo Approaches

1st Edition

By Gavin Poludniowski, Artur Omar, Pedro Andreo
May 06, 2022

Calculating x-ray tube spectra provides a comprehensive review of the modelling of x-ray tube emissions, with a focus on medical imaging and radiotherapy applications. It begins by covering the relevant background, before discussing modelling approaches, including both analytical formulations and ...

Handbook of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging for Physicists Instrumentation and Imaging Procedures, Volume I

Handbook of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging for Physicists: Instrumentation and Imaging Procedures, Volume I

1st Edition

Edited By Michael Ljungberg
April 25, 2022

This state-of-the-art handbook, the first in a series that provides medical physicists with a comprehensive overview into the field of nuclear medicine, is dedicated to instrumentation and imaging procedures in nuclear medicine. It provides a thorough treatment on the cutting-edge technologies ...

Handbook of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging for Physicists Modelling, Dosimetry and Radiation Protection, Volume II

Handbook of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging for Physicists: Modelling, Dosimetry and Radiation Protection, Volume II

1st Edition

By Michael Ljungberg
April 25, 2022

Mathematical modelling is an important part of nuclear medicine. Therefore, several chapters of this book have been dedicated towards describing this topic. In these chapters, an emphasis has been put on describing the mathematical modelling of the radiation transport of photons and electrons, as ...

Handbook of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging for Physicists Radiopharmaceuticals and Clinical Applications, Volume III

Handbook of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging for Physicists: Radiopharmaceuticals and Clinical Applications, Volume III

1st Edition

By Michael Ljungberg
April 25, 2022

This state-of-the-art handbook, the third and final in a series that provides medical physicists with a comprehensive overview into the field of nuclear medicine, focuses on highlighting the production and application of radiopharmaceuticals. With this, the book also describes the chemical ...

Handbook of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging for Physicists - Three Volume Set

Handbook of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging for Physicists - Three Volume Set

1st Edition

Edited By Michael Ljungberg
April 25, 2022

This state-of-the-art set of handbooks provides medical physicists with a comprehensive overview of the field of nuclear medicine. In addition to describing the underlying, fundamental theories of the field, it includes the latest research and explores the practical procedures, equipment, and ...

Introduction to Medical Physics

Introduction to Medical Physics

1st Edition

Edited By Stephen Keevil, Renato Padovani, Slavik Tabakov, Tony Greener, Cornelius Lewis
January 18, 2022

This textbook provides an accessible introduction to the basic principles of medical physics, the applications of medical physics equipment, and the role of a medical physicist in healthcare. Introduction to Medical Physics is designed to support undergraduate and graduate students taking their ...

Electrical Impedance Tomography Methods, History and Applications

Electrical Impedance Tomography: Methods, History and Applications

2nd Edition

Edited By Andy Adler, David Holder
December 20, 2021

With contributions from leading international researchers, this second edition of Electrical Impedance Tomography: Methods, History and Applications has been fully updated throughout and contains new developments in the field, including sections on image interpretation and image reconstruction. ...

Practical Biomedical Signal Analysis Using MATLAB®

Practical Biomedical Signal Analysis Using MATLAB®

2nd Edition

By Katarzyna J. Blinowska, Jarosław Żygierewicz
October 27, 2021

Covering the latest cutting-edge techniques in biomedical signal processing while presenting a coherent treatment of various signal processing methods and applications, this second edition of Practical Biomedical Signal Analysis Using MATLAB® also offers practical guidance on which procedures are ...

Clinical Nuclear Medicine Physics with MATLAB® A Problem-Solving Approach

Clinical Nuclear Medicine Physics with MATLAB®: A Problem-Solving Approach

1st Edition

Edited By Maria Lyra Georgosopoulou
September 30, 2021

The use of MATLAB® in clinical Medical Physics is continuously increasing, thanks to new technologies and developments in the field. However, there is a lack of practical guidance for students, researchers, and medical professionals on how to incorporate it into their work. Focusing on the areas of...

Auto-Segmentation for Radiation Oncology State of the Art

Auto-Segmentation for Radiation Oncology: State of the Art

1st Edition

Edited By Jinzhong Yang, Gregory C. Sharp, Mark J. Gooding
April 19, 2021

This book provides a comprehensive introduction to current state-of-the-art auto-segmentation approaches used in radiation oncology for auto-delineation of organs-of-risk for thoracic radiation treatment planning. Containing the latest, cutting edge technologies and treatments, it explores ...

A Practical Approach to Medical Image Processing

A Practical Approach to Medical Image Processing

1st Edition

By 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

By 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

By 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

By 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

Edited By 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

Edited By 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

Edited By 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

Edited By 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

Edited By 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

By 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...

Ultrasound in Medicine

Ultrasound in Medicine

1st Edition

Edited By Francis A. Duck, A.C Baker, H.C Starritt
June 19, 2019

Ultrasound in Medicine is a broad-ranging study of medical ultrasound, including ultrasound propagation, interaction with tissue, and innovations in the application of ultrasound in medicine. The book focuses specifically on the science and technology-the underlying physics and engineering. It ...

Modelling Radiotherapy Side Effects Practical Applications for Planning Optimisation

Modelling Radiotherapy Side Effects: Practical Applications for Planning Optimisation

1st Edition

By Tiziana Rancati, Claudio Fiorino
June 10, 2019

The treatment of a patient with radiation therapy is planned to find the optimal way to treat a tumour while minimizing the dose received by the surrounding normal tissues. In order to better exploit the possibilities of this process, the availability of accurate and quantitative ...

On-Treatment Verification Imaging A Study Guide for IGRT

On-Treatment Verification Imaging: A Study Guide for IGRT

1st Edition

By Mike Kirby, Kerrie-Anne Calder
May 01, 2019

On-treatment verification imaging has developed rapidly in recent years and is now at the heart of image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT) and all aspects of radiotherapy planning and treatment delivery. This is the first book dedicated to just this important topic, which is written in an accessible...

Advanced Radiation Protection Dosimetry

Advanced Radiation Protection Dosimetry

1st Edition

Edited By Shaheen Dewji, Nolan E. Hertel
April 15, 2019

Although many radiation protection scientists and engineers use dose coefficients, few know the origin of those dose coefficients. This is the first book in over 40 years to address the topic of radiation protection dosimetry in intimate detail. Advanced Radiation Protection Dosimetry covers all ...

The Physics of CT Dosimetry CTDI and Beyond

The Physics of CT Dosimetry: CTDI and Beyond

1st Edition

By Robert L. Dixon
April 04, 2019

This book explores the physics of CT dosimetry and provides practical guidance on best practice for medical researchers and practitioners. A rigorous description of the basic physics of CT dosimetry is presented and illustrates flaws of the current methodology. It also contains helpful (and ...

Problems and Solutions in Medical Physics Nuclear Medicine Physics

Problems and Solutions in Medical Physics: Nuclear Medicine Physics

1st Edition

By Kwan Hoong Ng, Chai Hong Yeong, Alan Perkins
March 27, 2019

The second in a three-volume set exploring Problems and Solutions in Medical Physics, this volume explores common questions and their solutions in Nuclear Medicine. This invaluable study guide should be used in conjunction with other key textbooks in the field to provide additional learning ...

Minimally Invasive Medical Technology

Minimally Invasive Medical Technology

1st Edition

Edited By John G. Webster
January 07, 2019

Minimally invasive medicine has the goal of providing health care with minimal trauma. When minimally invasive surgery is utilized, it reduces the length of hospital stays, lowers costs, lowers pain, and reduces blood loss. Other minimally invasive techniques minimize radiation exposure, tissue ...

The Physical Measurement of Bone

The Physical Measurement of Bone

1st Edition

Edited By C.M. Langton, C.F. Njeh
January 07, 2019

Bone is a complex biological material that consists of both an inorganic and organic phase, which undergoes continuous dynamic biological processes within the body. This complex structure and the need to acquire accurate data have resulted in a wide variety of methods applied in the physical ...

Introduction to Megavoltage X-Ray Dose Computation Algorithms

Introduction to Megavoltage X-Ray Dose Computation Algorithms

1st Edition

Edited By Jerry Battista
January 02, 2019

Read an exclusive interview with Dr. Jerry Battista here. A critical element of radiation treatment planning for cancer is the accurate prediction and delivery of a tailored radiation dose distribution inside the patient. Megavoltage x-ray beams are aimed at the tumour, while collateral damage to ...

Ethics for Radiation Protection in Medicine

Ethics for Radiation Protection in Medicine

1st Edition

By Jim Malone, Friedo Zölzer, Gaston Meskens, Christina Skourou
November 26, 2018

This book presents an up to date ethical framework for radiological protection in medicine. It is consistent with the requirements of the system of radiation protection and with the expectations of medical ethics. It presents an approach rooted in the medical tradition, and alert to contemporary ...

Proton Therapy Physics, Second Edition

Proton Therapy Physics, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Edited By Harald Paganetti
November 13, 2018

Expanding on the highly successful first edition, this second edition of Proton Therapy Physics has been completely restructured and updated throughout, and includes several new chapters. Suitable for both newcomers in medical physics and more seasoned specialists in radiation oncology, this book ...

Mixed and Augmented Reality in Medicine

Mixed and Augmented Reality in Medicine

1st Edition

Edited By Terry M. Peters, Cristian A. Linte, Ziv Yaniv, Jacqueline Williams
November 13, 2018

Augmented reality (AR) is transforming how we work, learn, play and connect with the world, and is now being introduced to the field of medicine, where it is revolutionising healthcare as pioneering virtual elements are being added to real images to provide a more compelling and intuitive view ...

Graphics Processing Unit-Based High Performance Computing in Radiation Therapy

Graphics Processing Unit-Based High Performance Computing in Radiation Therapy

1st Edition

Edited By Xun Jia, Steve B. Jiang
September 18, 2018

Use the GPU Successfully in Your Radiotherapy Practice With its high processing power, cost-effectiveness, and easy deployment, access, and maintenance, the graphics processing unit (GPU) has increasingly been used to tackle problems in the medical physics field, ranging from computed tomography ...

Nuclear Medicine Physics

Nuclear Medicine Physics

1st Edition

Edited By Joao Jose De Lima
September 18, 2018

Edited by a renowned international expert in the field, Nuclear Medicine Physics offers an up-to-date, state-of-the-art account of the physics behind the theoretical foundation and applications of nuclear medicine. It covers important physical aspects of the methods and instruments involved in ...

Clinical Radiotherapy Physics with MATLAB A Problem-Solving Approach

Clinical Radiotherapy Physics with MATLAB: A Problem-Solving Approach

1st Edition

By Pavel Dvorak
June 12, 2018

The first MATLAB® programming book written specifically for clinical radiotherapy medical physicists and medical physics trainees, this much-needed book teaches users how to create their own clinical applications using MATLAB®, as a complement to commercial software particularly when the latter ...

Advanced and Emerging Technologies in Radiation Oncology Physics

Advanced and Emerging Technologies in Radiation Oncology Physics

1st Edition

Edited By Siyong Kim, John W. Wong
June 06, 2018

This new book educates readers about new technologies before they appear in hospitals, enabling medical physicists and clinicians to prepare for new technologies thoroughly and proactively, and provide better patient care once new equipment becomes available. Emerging technologies in imaging, ...

Advances in Particle Therapy A Multidisciplinary Approach

Advances in Particle Therapy: A Multidisciplinary Approach

1st Edition

Edited By Manjit Dosanjh, Jacques Bernier
June 01, 2018

Hadron therapy is a groundbreaking new method of treating cancer. Boasting greater precision than other therapies, this therapy is now utilised in many clinical settings and the field is growing. More than 50 medical facilities currently perform (or are planned to perform) this treatment, with this...

Radiotherapy and Clinical Radiobiology of Head and Neck Cancer

Radiotherapy and Clinical Radiobiology of Head and Neck Cancer

1st Edition

By Loredana G. Marcu, Iuliana Toma-Dasu, Alexandru Dasu, Claes Mercke
May 22, 2018

Common factors that lead to treatment failure in head and neck cancer are the lack of tumour oxygenation, the accelerated division of cancer cells during treatment, and radioresistance. These tumour-related challenges and possible ways to overcome them are covered in this book, authored by three ...

Problems and Solutions in Medical Physics Diagnostic Imaging Physics

Problems and Solutions in Medical Physics: Diagnostic Imaging Physics

1st Edition

By Kwan Hoong Ng, Jeannie Hsiu Ding Wong, Geoffrey Clarke
May 21, 2018

The first in a three-volume set exploring Problems and Solutions in Medical Physics, this volume explores common questions and their solutions in Diagnostic Imaging. This invaluable study guide should be used in conjunction with other key textbooks in the field to provide additional learning ...

A Guide to Outcome Modeling In Radiotherapy and Oncology Listening to the Data

A Guide to Outcome Modeling In Radiotherapy and Oncology: Listening to the Data

1st Edition

Edited By Issam El Naqa
March 02, 2018

This book explores outcome modeling in cancer from a data-centric perspective to enable a better understanding of complex treatment response, to guide the design of advanced clinical trials, and to aid personalized patient care and improve their quality of life. It contains coverage of the relevant...

Quantitative MRI of the Brain Principles of Physical Measurement, Second edition

Quantitative MRI of the Brain: Principles of Physical Measurement, Second edition

2nd Edition

Edited By Mara Cercignani, Nicholas G. Dowell, Paul S. Tofts
January 26, 2018

Building on the success of the first edition of this book, the winner of the 2004 British Medical Association Radiology Medical Book Competition, Quantitative MRI of the Brain: Principles of Physical Measurement gives a unique view on how to use an MRI machine in a new way. Used as a scientific ...

Handbook of X-ray Imaging Physics and Technology

Handbook of X-ray Imaging: Physics and Technology

1st Edition

Edited By Paolo Russo
January 05, 2018

Containing chapter contributions from over 130 experts, this unique publication is the first handbook dedicated to the physics and technology of X-ray imaging, offering extensive coverage of the field. This highly comprehensive work is edited by one of the world’s leading experts in X-ray imaging ...

Advanced MR Neuroimaging From Theory to Clinical Practice

Advanced MR Neuroimaging: From Theory to Clinical Practice

1st Edition

By Ioannis Tsougos
December 20, 2017

Over the last decade, some of the greatest achievements in the field of neuroimaging have been related to remarkable advances in magnetic resonance techniques, including diffusion, perfusion, magnetic resonance spectroscopy, and functional MRI. Such techniques have provided valuable insights into ...

Targeted Muscle Reinnervation A Neural Interface for Artificial Limbs

Targeted Muscle Reinnervation: A Neural Interface for Artificial Limbs

1st Edition

Edited By Todd A. Kuiken, Aimee E. Schultz Feuser, Ann K. Barlow
November 15, 2017

Implement TMR with Your Patients and Improve Their Quality of Life Developed by Dr. Todd A. Kuiken and Dr. Gregory A. Dumanian, targeted muscle reinnervation (TMR) is a new approach to accessing motor control signals from peripheral nerves after amputation and providing sensory feedback to ...

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