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Biomedical Imaging

Applications and Advances

Biomedical Imaging: Applications and Advances discusses the technologies and latest developments in the increasingly important field of imaging techniques for the diagnosis of disease, monitoring of medical implants, and strategies for personalized medicine.

Chapters in part one explore the full range of imaging technologies from atomic force microscopy (AFM) to positron emission tomography (PET), as well as the next-generation techniques that could provide the basis for personalized medicine. Part two highlights application-specific biomedical imaging methods, including ophthalmic imaging of ocular circulation, imaging methods for detection of joint degeneration, neural brain activation imaging, and the use of brain imaging to assess post-therapy responses. Further chapters review intravascular, cardiovascular, and whole-body magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

Biomedical Imaging is a technical resource for those concerned with imaging and diagnosis, including materials scientists and engineers as well as clinicians and academics.

Audience

A technical resource for those concerned with imaging and diagnosis including materials scientists and engineers as well as clinicians and academics.

Hardbound, 344 Pages

Published: January 2014

Imprint: Woodhead Publishing

ISBN: 978-0-85709-127-7

Contents

  • Part 1 Imaging technologies: Biomedical Positron Emission Tomography (PET) imaging; Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) in biomedical research; Next Generation techniques for biomedical imaging. Part 2 Application specific biomedical imaging techniques: Brain imaging: Assessing therapy responses; Neural brain activation imaging; Ophthalmic imaging of ocular circulation for detecting disease; Intravascular Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI); Cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging (MRI); Imaging methods for detection of joint degeneration; Whole body magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

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