Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Medical Imaging

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 mainstay of medical imaging sciences; capturing the concept of medical diagnosis, digital information management and research. It is an invaluable tool for radiologists and imaging specialists, physicists and researchers interested in various aspects of imaging.

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Medical ImagingEdited by Okechukwu Felix Erondu

Published: December 22nd 2011

DOI: 10.5772/1231

ISBN: 978-953-307-774-1

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6615-3

Copyright year: 2011

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63726 Total Chapter Downloads

16 Crossref Citations

41 Web of Science Citations

43 Dimensions Citations


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1. Identification of Structures in Medical Images

By Marina de Sá Rebelo, Sérgio Shiguemi Furuie, Lincoln de Assis Moura Jr, Eduardo Tavares Costa and Marco Antonio Gutierrez


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2. Detection of Abnormalities in a Biological Tissue by Diffuse Optical Tomography: A Computational Study

By H. Trabelsi, M. Gantri and E. Sediki


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3. 3D Ultrasound Image Segmentation: Interactive Texture-Based Approaches

By Julien Olivier and Ludovic Paulhac


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4. Radiation Protection in Medical Imaging

By Horaţiu Colosi, Dan Colosi, Vlad Mureşan and Marius Roman


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5. Current Trends in Archiving and Transmission of Medical Images

By Luís S. Ribeiro, Carlos Costa and José Luís Oliveira


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6. Large-Scale User Facility Imaging and Scattering Techniques to Facilitate Basic Medical Research

By Stephen D. Miller, Jean-Christophe Bilheux, Shaun S. Gleason, Trent L. Nichols, Philip R. Bingham and Mark L. Green


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7. Tools to Improve the Patient’s Processes at Imaging Centers

By Liliana Neriz and Francisco J. Ramis


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8. High to Microwave Frequencies Imaging Techniques

By George A. Kyriacou, Ilias N. Aitidis, Dimitrios G. Drogoudis and John N. Sahalos


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9. A Mutual Information-Based Image Quality Metric for Medical Imaging Systems

By Du-Yih Tsai, Eri Matsuyama and Yongbum Lee


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10. Diagnostic Imaging in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology

By Hasan Ayberk Altug and Aydin Ozkan


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11. Fast MRI Methods for the Clinical Evaluation of Skeletal Disorders

By Renato Toffanin, Giuseppe Guglielmi and Maria A. Cova


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12. Determination of Cardiac Ejection Fraction by Electrical Impedance Tomography

By Franciane C. Peters, Luis Paulo da S. Barra and Rodrigo W. dos Santos


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13. Assessment of Human Skin Microcirculation and Its Endothelial Function Using Laser Doppler Flowmetry

By Helena Lenasi


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14. Determination of Limb Hemodynamics During Rhythmical Muscle Contractions Assessed by Doppler Ultrasound

By Takuya Osada and Göran Rådegran


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15. Current State of the PET/CT Hybrid Technique and Clinical Indications

By Patricia Carreño-Morán and María de las Nieves Gómez León


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16. Advances in Medical Imaging Applied to Bone Metastases

By Àngel González-Sistal, Alicia Baltasar Sánchez, Michel Herranz Carnero and Álvaro Ruibal Morell


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17. A Hierarchical Framework for Mitosis Detection in Time-Lapse Phase Contrast Microscopy Image Sequences of Stem Cell Populations

By Anan Liu, Kang Li and Tong Hao


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18. Safety of Interactive Image-Guided Surgery

By Alain Beaulieu


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