Medical Physics / Edition 1

Medical Physics / Edition 1

by Fernando A. Barrios, Alfredo O. Rodriguez, Maria-Ester Brandan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0735400369

ISBN-13: 9780735400368

Pub. Date: 09/05/2007

Publisher: American Institute of Physics

The scientific works presented at this meeting deal mostly with applications of physics to medicine. Topics covered are health protection against radiation, radiation detectors, magnetism in medicine, as well as medical imaging techniques. This meeting gathered clinical medical physicists, clinicians, and basic scientists working in medical physics in both academia

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The scientific works presented at this meeting deal mostly with applications of physics to medicine. Topics covered are health protection against radiation, radiation detectors, magnetism in medicine, as well as medical imaging techniques. This meeting gathered clinical medical physicists, clinicians, and basic scientists working in medical physics in both academia and health institutions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780735400368
Publisher:
American Institute of Physics
Publication date:
09/05/2007
Series:
AIP Conference Proceedings Series, #593
Edition description:
2001
Pages:
213
Product dimensions:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
FSA Design of a Gradient Coil Set for Head Imaging1
Silicon Detectors in Imaging Applications10
Magnetic Resonance Dosimetry15
Dosimetric Characterisation of a Brachytherapy Source for Gynaecological Applications43
Positron Emission Tomography and Radiation Oncology49
Deuterium Microimages and Microvolume Localized Spectroscopy at 9.4T55
Development of Targeted Radiotherapy Systems63
Evaluation of Mammography Equipment Performance, Dose, and Images Quality in Five Latin American Countries71
Human Brain Somatic Representation: A Functional Magnetic Resonance Mapping76
Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Mexico89
More Efficient Focusing for Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy99
A Tool for the Analysis, Segmentation, and Reconstruction of MR Brain Images107
Design of a Research Device to Perform Optical Tomography115
Simulation of an Anthropomorphic Phantom for Dynamic Renal Studies121
Experimental Measurements of Spatial Dose Distribution in Radiosurgery Treatments127
Targeted Radiotherapy Dosimetry of [subscript 153]Sm Hydroxide Macroaggregates for Radiation Synovectomy133
Leakage Neutron Radiation in a Medical Electron Accelerator140
Petal Resonator Surface Coil in Spectroscopy by Magnetic Resonance148
Experimental Treatment of Neoplasic Diseases and Tumors with Iono Magnetic Therapy151
Monte Carlo Determination of the Functions [Lambda](r,Z), G(r,[theta]), g(R), and F(r,[theta]) for Amersham CDCS-M-Type [superscript 137]Cs Source159
Mapping of Motor and Sensory Activity in the Human Spinal Cord with Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI)167
Study of the Heartbeat of an Invertebrate during Long Periods170
Expression of P53 Protein after Exposure to Ionizing Radiation176
Novel Photoplethysmography System184
Optimization Method to Calculate Shieldings on X Ray Diagnostic Rooms by H[subscript E] and E, and Verification using H*(10)193
Author Index203

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