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Medical Imaging Physics / Edition 4
     

Medical Imaging Physics / Edition 4

by William R. Hendee
 

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ISBN-10: 0471382264

ISBN-13: 9780471382263

Pub. Date: 01/28/2002

Publisher: Wiley

This comprehensive publication covers all aspects of image formation in modern medical imaging modalities, from radiography, fluoroscopy, and computed tomography, to magnetic resonance imaging and ultrasound.  It addresses the techniques and instrumentation used in the rapidly changing field of medical imaging.  Now in its fourth edition, this text

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This comprehensive publication covers all aspects of image formation in modern medical imaging modalities, from radiography, fluoroscopy, and computed tomography, to magnetic resonance imaging and ultrasound.  It addresses the techniques and instrumentation used in the rapidly changing field of medical imaging.  Now in its fourth edition, this text provides the reader with the tools necessary to be comfortable with the physical principles, equipment, and procedures used in diagnostic imaging, as well as appreciate the capabilities and limitations of the technologies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471382263
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/28/2002
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
536
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.50(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Preface to the First Edition.

Acknowledgments.

Imaging in Medicine.

Structure of Matter.

Radioactive Decay.

Interactions of Radiation.

Production of X Rays.

Radiation Quantity and Quality.

Interaction of X and y Rays in the Body.

Radiation Detectors for Quantitative Measurement.

Accumulation and Analysis of Nuclear Data.

Computers and Image Networking.

Probability and Statistics.

Instrumentation for Nuclear Imaging.

Radiography.

Fluoroscopy.

Computed Tomography.

Influences of Image Quality.

Analytic Description of Image Quality.

Visual Perception.

Ultrasound Waves.

Ultrasound Transducers.

Ultrasound Instrumentation.

Doppler Effect.

Fundamentals of Magnetic Resonance.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Spectroscopy.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging;
Instrumentation, Bioeffects, and Site Planning.

Experimental Radiobiology.

Human Radiobiology.

Protection from External Sources of Radiation.

Protection from Internal Sources of Radiation.

Future Developments in Medical Imaging.

Appendix I: Review of Mathematics.

Appendix II: Fourier Transform.

Appendix III: Multiples and Prefixes.

Appendix IV: Masses in Atomic Mass Units for Neutral Atoms of Stable Nuclides and a Few Unstable Nuclides.

Answers to Selected Problems.

Index.

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