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Clinical Imaging Physics. Current and Emerging Practice. Edition No. 1

  • ID: 5226764
  • Book
  • July 2020
  • 464 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Clinical Medical Imaging Physics: Current and Emerging Practice is the first text of its kind - a comprehensive reference work covering all imaging modalities in use in clinical medicine today. Destined to become a classic in the field, this book provides state-of-practice descriptions for each imaging modality, followed by special sections on new and emerging applications, technologies, and practices. 

Authored by luminaries in the field of medical physics, this resource is a sophisticated, one-volume handbook to a fast-advancing field that is becoming ever more central to contemporary clinical medicine. 

  • Summarizes the current state of clinical medical imaging physics in one volume, with a focus on emerging technologies and applications 
  • Provides comprehensive coverage of all key clinical imaging modalities, taking into account the new realities in healthcare practice 
  • Features a strong focus on clinical application of principles and technology, now and in the future  
  • Contains authoritative text compiled by world-renowned editors and contributors responsible for guiding the development of the field 

Practicing radiologists and medical physicists will appreciate Clinical Medical Imaging Physics as a peerless everyday reference work. Additionally, graduate students and residents in medical physics and radiology will find this book essential as they study for their board exams. 

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List of Contributors xi

Introduction 1

1 What is Clinical Imaging Physics? 3
Ehsan Samei

Part I Radiography 15

2 Clinical Radiography Physics: Perspective 17
Ehsan Samei

3 Clinical Radiography Physics: State of Practice 23
David Gauntt

4 Clinical Radiography Physics: Emerging Practice 35
Jered Wells

Part II Mammography 77

5 Clinical Mammography Physics: Perspective 79
Douglas E. Pfeiffer

6 Clinical Mammography Physics: State of Practice 89
Melissa Martin and Eric Berns

7 Clinical Mammography Physics: Emerging Practice 107
Andrew Karellas and Srinivasan Vedantham

Part III Fluoroscopy 123

8 Clinical Fluoroscopy Physics: Perspective 125
Ehsan Samei

9 Clinical Fluoroscopy Physics: State of Practice 129
Beth A. Schueler and Keith J. Strauss

10 Clinical Fluoroscopy Physics: Emerging Practice 145
Keith J. Strauss and Beth A. Schueler

Part IV Computed Tomography 169

11 Clinical CT Physics: Perspective 171
Douglas E. Pfeiffer and Mahadevappa Mahesh

12 Clinical CT Physics: State of Practice 175
Douglas E. Pfeiffer

13 Clinical CT Physics: Emerging Practice 193
Ehsan Samei and Joshua Wilson

Part V Nuclear Imaging 211

14 Clinical Nuclear Imaging Physics: Perspective 213
Douglas E. Pfeiffer

15 Clinical Nuclear Imaging Physics: Current and Emerging Practice 223
Jeffrey Nelson and Steven Mann

Part VI Ultrasonography 249

16 Clinical Ultrasonography Physics: Perspective 251
Paul Carson, Nicholas J. Hangiandreou, and Zheng Feng Lu

17 Clinical Ultrasonography Physics: State of Practice 261
Zheng Feng Lu, Nicholas J. Hangiandreou, and Paul Carson

18 Clinical Ultrasonography Physics: Emerging Practice 287
Nicholas J. Hangiandreou, Paul Carson, and Zheng Feng Lu

Part VII Magnetic Resonance Imaging 303

19 Clinical MRI Physics: Perspective 305
Douglas E. Pfeiffer

20 Clinical MRI Physics: State of Practice 317
Ronald Price

21 Clinical MRI Physics: Emerging Practice 339
David Pickens

Part VIII Imaging Informatics 363

22 Clinical Physics in IT: Perspective 365
Ehsan Samei

23 Clinical Physics in Informatics Display: Current and Emerging Practice 373
Michael Flynn

24 Clinical Physics in Imaging Informatics: Current and Emerging Practice 413
Donald Peck

Abbreviations 429

Index 431

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Ehsan Samei
Douglas E. Pfeiffer
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