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Hendee's Physics of Medical Imaging

Samei, Ehsan / Peck, Donald J.


5. Auflage April 2019
496 Seiten, Hardcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd

ISBN: 978-0-470-55220-9
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An up-to-date edition of the authoritative text on the physics of medical imaging, written in an accessible format

The extensively revised fifth edition of Hendee's Medical Imaging Physics, offers a guide to the principles, technologies, and procedures of medical imaging. Comprehensive in scope, the text contains coverage of all aspects of image formation in modern medical imaging modalities including radiography, fluoroscopy, computed tomography, nuclear imaging, magnetic resonance imaging, and ultrasound.

Since the publication of the fourth edition, there have been major advances in the techniques and instrumentation used in the ever-changing field of medical imaging. The fifth edition offers a comprehensive reflection of these advances including digital projection imaging techniques, nuclear imaging technologies, new CT and MR imaging methods, and ultrasound applications. The new edition also takes a radical strategy in organization of the content, offering the fundamentals common to most imaging methods in Part I of the book, and application of those fundamentals in specific imaging modalities in Part II. These fundamentals also include notable updates and new content including radiobiology, anatomy and physiology relevant to medical imaging, imaging science, image processing, image display, and information technologies.

The book makes an attempt to make complex content in accessible format with limited mathematical formulation. The book is aimed to be accessible by most professionals with lay readers interested in the subject. The book is also designed to be of utility for imaging physicians and residents, medical physics students, and medical physicists and radiologic technologists perpetrating for certification examinations. The revised fifth edition of Hendee's Medical Imaging Physics continues to offer the essential information and insights needed to understand the principles, the technologies, and procedures used in medical imaging.



Commentary by Hendee



The Role of Imaging in Medicine

Chapter 1 Physics of Radiation and Matter

Chapter 2 Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathology in Imaging

Chapter 3 Imaging Science

Chapter 4 Radiobiology, Dosimetry and Protection

Chapter 5 Imaging Operation and Infrastructure

Chapter 6 Projection X-ray Imaging

Chapter 7 Volumetric X-ray Imaging

Chapter 8 Nuclear Medicine

Chapter 9 Ultrasonography

Chapter 10 Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Ehsan Samei, PhD, is a Professor at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina with appointments in Radiology, Physics, Biomedical Engineering, Medical Physics, and Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Donald J. Peck, PhD, is Professor of Practice in Medical Informatics at Michigan Technological University, Houghton, Michigan, and Senior Staff Physicist in the Department of Radiology, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan.