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Fundamentals of Medical Imaging (Hardcover) (Paul Suetens)

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Fundamentals of Medical Imaging, second edition, is an invaluable technical introduction to each imaging modality, explaining the mathematical and physical principles and giving a clear understanding of how images are obtained and interpreted. Individual chapters cover each imaging modality - radiography, CT, MRI, nuclear medicine and ultrasound - reviewing the physics of the signal and its interaction with tissue, the image formation or reconstruction process, a discussion of image quality and equipment, clinical applications and biological effects and safety issues. Subsequent chapters review image analysis and visualization for diagnosis, treatment and surgery. New to this edition: • Appendix of questions and answers • New chapter on 3D image visualization • Advanced mathematical formulae in separate text boxes • Ancillary website containing 3D animations: • Full colour illustrations throughout Engineers, clinicians, mathematicians and physicists will find this an invaluable aid in understanding the physical principles of imaging and their clinical applications.
Number of Pages: 257.0
Genre: Medical
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Cambridge Univ Pr
Author: Paul Suetens
Language: English
Street Date: July 31, 2017
TCIN: 52771166
UPC: 9781107159785
Item Number (DPCI): 248-47-9930

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