Imaging Systems for Medical Diagnostics: Fundamentals, Technical Solutions and Applications for Systems Applying Ionizing Radiation, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance and Ultrasound 2nd Edition

Imaging Systems for Medical Diagnostics: Fundamentals, Technical Solutions and Applications for Systems Applying Ionizing Radiation, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance and Ultrasound 2nd Edition

Imaging Systems for Medical Diagnostics The book provides a comprehensive compilation of basics, technical solutions and applications for medical imaging systems. It is intended as a handbook for students in biomedical engineering for medical physicists, and for engineers working on medical technologies, as well as for lecturers at universities and engineering schools. For qualified personnel at hospitals, and physicians working with these instruments it serves as a basic source of […]

Atlas of Perioperative 3D Transesophageal Echocardiography: Cases and Videos 1st ed. 2016 Edition

Atlas of Perioperative 3D Transesophageal Echocardiography: Cases and Videos 1st ed. 2016 Edition

This book presents a series of over 50 cases in 3D transesophageal echocardiography. In each case, background information is followed by a step-by-step approach to patient diagnosis and postoperative outcomes. The book’s most outstanding highlight consists in over 600 illustrations, which mainly focus on 3D transesophageal echocardiography in combination with 2D transesophageal echocardiography, X-ray fluoroscopy and computed tomography to demonstrate the various cardiovascular pathologies. Since the echo images obtained in […]

Callen’s Ultrasonography in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 6e 6th Edition

Callen’s Ultrasonography in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 6e 6th Edition

Get outstanding guidance from the world’s most trusted reference on OB/GYN ultrasound. Now brought to you by lead editor Dr. Mary Norton, Callen’s Ultrasonography in Obstetrics and Gynecology has been completely and exhaustively updated by a team of obstetric, gynecologic, and radiology experts to reflect the most recent advances in the field. It addresses the shift in today’s practice to a collaborative effort among radiologists, perinatologists, and OB/GYNs, with new emphasis placed on genetics and clinical management. This must-have resource covers virtually all aspects of […]

Principles and Practice of Image-Guided Radiation Therapy of Lung Cancer (Imaging in Medical Diagnosis and Therapy) 1st Edition

Principles and Practice of Image-Guided Radiation Therapy of Lung Cancer (Imaging in Medical Diagnosis and Therapy) 1st Edition

This book gives a comprehensive overview on the use of image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT) in the treatment of lung cancer, covering step-by-step guidelines for clinical implementations, fundamental principles and key technical advances. It covers benefits and limitations of techniques as well as quality and safety issues related to IGRT practice. Addresses imaging simulation, treatment planning, verification, and delivery Discusses important quality assurance issues Describes current methods using specialized machines and […]

Ultrasound Program Management: A Comprehensive Resource for Administrating Point-of-Care, Emergency, and Clinical Ultrasound 1st ed

Ultrasound Program Management: A Comprehensive Resource for Administrating Point-of-Care, Emergency, and Clinical Ultrasound 1st ed

This book addresses the wide range of issues that face the program leader – from how to choose a site and how to negotiate for equipment, to how to determine staffing requirements and how to anticipate and defuse possible turf issues with other programs and services in the hospital or healthcare facility. The early chapters of this book focus on the leadership of your program whether in your department or […]

PET Scan in Hodgkin Lymphoma: Role in Diagnosis, Prognosis, and Treatment 1st ed

PET Scan in Hodgkin Lymphoma: Role in Diagnosis, Prognosis, and Treatment 1st ed

This book describes the various contributions of positron emission tomography (PET) to the management of Hodgkin lymphoma and considers key issues in its use. A full explanation of the value of PET in disease staging and restaging is followed by discussion of its role in guiding individualized, response-adapted therapy in both early and advanced disease based on assessment of treatment sensitivity. Further chapters explore in detail the current application of […]

Basics of Planning and Management of Patients during Radiation Therapy: A Guide for Students and Practitioners 1st ed

Basics of Planning and Management of Patients during Radiation Therapy: A Guide for Students and Practitioners 1st ed

This book summarizes the do’s and don’ts of managing a patient receiving radiotherapy or chemotherapy as well as how to manage common day to day situations that one comes across in radiation oncology practice. It aims to serve as a useful guide for students of radiation oncology for their practical exams and provides useful answers mostly to the why’s of the various steps of radiotherapy planning, prescribing, evaluation and treatment […]

3D Imaging in Endodontics: A New Era in Diagnosis and Treatment 1st ed

3D Imaging in Endodontics: A New Era in Diagnosis and Treatment 1st ed

This book is designed to provide the reader with a full understanding of the role of cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) in helping to solve many of the most challenging problems in endodontics. It will shorten the learning curve in application of this exciting imaging technique in a variety of contexts: difficult diagnostic cases, treatment planning, evaluation of internal tooth anatomy prior to root canal therapy, nonsurgical and surgical treatments, […]

Essential Echocardiography: Transesophageal Echocardiography for Non-cardiac Anesthesiologists 1st ed. 2016 Edition

Essential Echocardiography: Transesophageal Echocardiography for Non-cardiac Anesthesiologists 1st ed. 2016 Edition

Covering both transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) and transthoracic echocardiography (TTE), this book fills the need of accessible information for the practitioner seeking a basic level of familiarity with TEE and TTE in the perioperative management of the surgical patient. This book is a practical guide on echocardiography written for non-cardiac anesthesiologists and critical care physicians who wish to become familiar with the use of transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) and transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) […]

Neuroimaging Diagnosis for Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias 1st ed.

This book describes the latest modalities such as tau PET imaging for diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, and also provides information on handling and analyzing imaging data that is not found in other books. In addition, it introduces routine imaging studies in the management of dementia in Japan. The prevalence of dementia has increased over the past few decades, either because of greater awareness and more accurate diagnosis, […]