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  • Ultrasound Imaging
    Ultrasound Imaging
    Editor Masayuki Tanabe
    ISBN 978-953-307-239-5
    220 pages, April, 2011
    In this book, we present a dozen state of the art developments for ultrasound imaging, for example, hardware implementation, transducer, beamforming, signal processing, measurement of elasticity and diagnosis. The editors would like to thank all the ...
  • Biomedical Imaging
    Biomedical Imaging
    Editor Youxin Mao
    ISBN 978-953-307-071-1
    108 pages, March, 2010
    Biomedical imaging is becoming an indispensable branch within bioengineering. This research field has recently expanded due to the requirement of high-level medical diagnostics and rapid development of interdisciplinary modern technologies. This b ...
  • Ultrasound Imaging - Medical Applications
    Ultrasound Imaging - Medical Applications
    Editor Igor V. Minin and Oleg V. Minin
    ISBN 978-953-307-279-1
    342 pages, August, 2011
    This book provides an overview of ultrafast ultrasound imaging, 3D high-quality ultrasonic imaging, correction of phase aberrations in medical ultrasound images, etc. Several interesting medical and clinical applications areas are also discussed in ...
  • Medical Imaging
    Medical Imaging
    Editor Okechukwu Felix Erondu
    ISBN 978-953-307-774-1
    412 pages, December, 2011
    What we know about and do with medical imaging has changed rapidly during the past decade, beginning with the basics, following with the breakthroughs, and moving on to the abstract. This book demonstrates the wider horizon that has become the mainst ...
  • Theory and Applications of CT Imaging and Analysis
    Theory and Applications of CT Imaging and Analysis
    Editor Noriyasu Homma
    ISBN 978-953-307-234-0
    300 pages, April, 2011
    The x-ray computed tomography (CT) is well known as a useful imaging method and thus CT images have continuingly been used for many applications, especially in medical fields. This book discloses recent advances and new ideas in theories and applicat ...
  • Neuroimaging
    Neuroimaging
    Editor Cristina Marta Del-Ben
    ISBN 978-953-307-127-5
    144 pages, August, 2010
    Neuroimaging has become a crucial technique for Neurosciences. Different structural, functional and neurochemical methods, developed in recent decades, have allowed a systematic investigation on the role of neural substrates involved in functions per ...
  • Sonography
    Sonography
    Editor Kerry Thoirs
    ISBN 978-953-307-947-9
    356 pages, February, 2012
    Medical sonography is a medical imaging modality used across many medical disciplines. Its use is growing, probably due to its relative low cost and easy accessibility. There are now many high quality ultrasound imaging systems available that are eas ...
  • CT Scanning - Techniques and Applications
    CT Scanning - Techniques and Applications
    Editor Karupppasamy Subburaj
    ISBN 978-953-307-943-1
    358 pages, October, 2011
    Since its introduction in 1972, X-ray computed tomography (CT) has evolved into an essential diagnostic imaging tool for a continually increasing variety of clinical applications. The goal of this book was not simply to summarize currently available ...
  • Advances in Applied Electromyography
    Advances in Applied Electromyography
    Editor Joseph Mizrahi
    ISBN 978-953-307-382-8
    224 pages, August, 2011
    The electrical activity of the muscles, as measured by means of electromyography (EMG), is a major expression of muscle contraction. This book aims at providing an updated overview of the recent developments in electromyography from diverse aspects a ...
  • Advances in Brain Imaging
    Advances in Brain Imaging
    Editor Vikas Chaudhary
    ISBN 978-953-307-955-4
    264 pages, February, 2012
    Remarkable advances in medical diagnostic imaging have been made during the past few decades. The development of new imaging techniques and continuous improvements in the display of digital images have opened new horizons in the study of brain anatom ...
  • Medical Imaging in Clinical Practice
    Medical Imaging in Clinical Practice
    Editor Okechukwu Felix Erondu
    ISBN 978-953-51-0986-0
    362 pages, February, 2013
    Medical Imaging in Clinical Practice is a compendium of the various applications of imaging modalities in specific clinical conditions. It captures in an easy to read manner, the experiences of various experts drawn from across the globe. It explores ...
  • EMG Methods for Evaluating Muscle and Nerve Function
    EMG Methods for Evaluating Muscle and Nerve Function
    Editor Mark Schwartz
    ISBN 978-953-307-793-2
    546 pages, January, 2012
    This first of two volumes on EMG (Electromyography) covers a wide range of subjects, from Principles and Methods, Signal Processing, Diagnostics, Evoked Potentials, to EMG in combination with other technologies and New Frontiers in Research and Techn ...
  • Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging - Advanced Neuroimaging Applications
    Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging - Advanced Neuroimaging Applications
    Editor Rakesh Sharma
    ISBN 978-953-51-0541-1
    224 pages, May, 2012
    "Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging - Advanced Neuroimaging Applications" is a concise book on applied methods of fMRI used in assessment of cognitive functions in brain and neuropsychological evaluation using motor-sensory activities, language, o ...
  • Neuroimaging - Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience
    Neuroimaging - Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience
    Editor Peter Bright
    ISBN 978-953-51-0606-7
    478 pages, May, 2012
    The rate of technological progress is encouraging increasingly sophisticated lines of enquiry in cognitive neuroscience and shows no sign of slowing down in the foreseeable future. Nevertheless, it is unlikely that even the strongest advocates of the ...
  • Neuroimaging - Methods
    Neuroimaging - Methods
    Editor Peter Bright
    ISBN 978-953-51-0097-3
    372 pages, February, 2012
    Neuroimaging methodologies continue to develop at a remarkable rate, providing ever more sophisticated techniques for investigating brain structure and function. The scope of this book is not to provide a comprehensive overview of methods and applica ...
  • Applied Aspects of Ultrasonography in Humans
    Applied Aspects of Ultrasonography in Humans
    Editor Phil Ainslie
    ISBN 978-953-51-0522-0
    198 pages, April, 2012
    Written by international experts, this publication provides the reader with the present knowledge and future research directions of diagnostic and therapeutic ultrasound and spectroscopy. Focused topics include Duplex ultrasound, transcranial color D ...
  • Computed Tomography - Clinical Applications
    Computed Tomography - Clinical Applications
    Editor Luca Saba
    ISBN 978-953-307-378-1
    352 pages, January, 2012
    Computed Tomography (CT), and in particular multi-detector-row computed tomography (MDCT), is a powerful non-invasive imaging tool with a number of advantages over the others non- invasive imaging techniques. CT has evolved into an indispensable imag ...
  • Neuroimaging - Clinical Applications
    Neuroimaging - Clinical Applications
    Editor Peter Bright
    ISBN 978-953-51-0200-7
    590 pages, March, 2012
    Modern neuroimaging tools allow unprecedented opportunities for understanding brain neuroanatomy and function in health and disease. Each available technique carries with it a particular balance of strengths and limitations, such that converging evi ...
  • Neuroimaging for Clinicians - Combining Research and Practice
    Neuroimaging for Clinicians - Combining Research and Practice
    Editor Julio F. P. Peres
    ISBN 978-953-307-450-4
    438 pages, December, 2011
    Neuroimaging for clinicians sourced 19 chapters from some of the world's top brain-imaging researchers and clinicians to provide a timely review of the state of the art in neuroimaging, covering radiology, neurology, psychiatry, psychology, and geria ...
  • 12 Chapters on Nuclear Medicine
    12 Chapters on Nuclear Medicine
    Editor Ali Gholamrezanezhad
    ISBN 978-953-307-802-1
    314 pages, December, 2011
    The development of nuclear medicine as a medical specialty has resulted in the large-scale application of its effective imaging methods in everyday practice as a primary method of diagnosis. The introduction of positron-emitting tracers (PET) has re ...