Musculoskeletal Imaging Handbook: A Guide for Primary Practitioners

Musculoskeletal Imaging Handbook: A Guide for Primary

The Handbook is organized into one chapter per joint and the spinal regions. Each chapter provides these features to encompass all the necessary information required to make correct decisions in the primary evaluation of a musculoskeletal problem: Fast Facts outlines statistically relevant data about the most common pathologies, degenerative conditions, or injuries seen most often at a given joint or region of the spine. Review of Anatomy features quick-reference line drawings with detailed labels to refresh your knowledge of anatomy in the three cardinal planes. Available Imaging Guidelines summarize evidence-based recommendations from the ACR Appropriateness Criteria®, Clinical Decision Rules, and Diagnostic Imaging Pathways. Radiographs, MRI, CT, and Diagnostic Ultrasound protocols are each presented with their respective images, labeled anatomy, search patterns and pertinent observations. This feature provides a complete overview of imaging at each joint. What Does It Look Like? presents images, clinical information, and treatment overviews for the most frequently seen musculoskeletal conditions for a given joint. Streamlined content organized by bulleted lists and bolded key words make complex concepts more manageable.

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  • ASIN: 0803639171

Handbook of Cerebrovascular Disease and Neurointerventional Technique (Contemporary Medical Imaging)

Handbook of Cerebrovascular Disease and Neurointerventional Technique (Contemporary

This book offers a practical guide to endovascular treatment of cerebrovascular disease and provides a concise reference for the related neurovascular anatomy and the various disorders that affect the vascular system. Fully revised and updated, the information is accessible and easy to read. It discusses fundamental principles underlying cerebral and spinal angiography; interventional techniques, devices, and practice guidelines; and commonly encountered cerebrovascular disorders for which interventional and endovascular methods are appropriate. New topics and features include: intracerebral and intraventricular hemorrhage; intracranial tumor embolization; vasculitis work-up and management; percutaneous carotid artery puncture technique; and pediatric aspects of neurointerventional techniques and disease states. Handbook of Cerebrovascular Disease and Neurointerventional Technique, 3rd Edition, is a portable and concise resource for interventional neuroradiologists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, cardiologists, and vascular surgeons.

  • ASIN: 3319667777

"Handbook of Medical Imaging, Volume 2. Medical Image Processing and Analysis (SPIE Press Monograph Vol. PM80)"

"Handbook of Medical Imaging, Volume 2. Medical Image

...a classic text intended to provide a comprehensive overview of the theory and current practice of Medical Imaging.

  • ASIN: 0819436224

Handbook of Medical Imaging, Volume 1. Physics and Psychophysics (SPIE Press Monograph Vol. PM79)

Handbook of Medical Imaging, Volume 1. Physics and

...a classic text intended to provide a comprehensive overview of the theory and current practice of Medical Imaging.

  • ASIN: 0819436216

The Oxford Handbook of Functional Brain Imaging in Neuropsychology and Cognitive Neurosciences (Oxford Library of Psychology)

The Oxford Handbook of Functional Brain Imaging in

The Oxford Handbook of Functional Brain Imaging in Neuropsychology and Cognitive Neurosciences describes in a readily accessible manner the several functional neuroimaging methods and critically appraises their applications that today account for a large part of the contemporary cognitive neuroscience and neuropsychology literature. The complexity and the novelty of these methods often cloud appreciation of the methods' contributions and future promise. The Handbook begins with an overview of the basic concepts of functional brain imaging common to all methods, and proceeds with a description of each of them, namely magnetoencephalography (MEG), functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), positron emission tomography (PET), diffusion tensor imaging (DTI), and transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS). Its second part covers the various research applications of functional neuroimaging on issues like the function of the default mode network; the possibility and the utility of imaging of consciousness; the search for mnemonic traces of concepts; human will and decision-making; motor cognition; language; the mechanisms of affective states and pain; the presurgical mapping of the brain; and others. As such, the volume reviews the methods and their contributions to current research and...

  • ASIN: 0199764220

Handbook of Fluorescence Spectroscopy and Imaging: From Ensemble to Single Molecules

Handbook of Fluorescence Spectroscopy and Imaging: From Ensemble

Providing much-needed information on fluorescence spectroscopy and microscopy, this ready reference covers detection techniques, data registration, and the use of spectroscopic tools, as well as new techniques for improving the resolution of optical microscopy below the resolution gap. Starting with the basic principles, the book goes on to treat fluorophores and labeling, single-molecule fluorescence spectroscopy and enzymatics, as well as excited state energy transfer, and super-resolution fluorescence imaging. Examples show how each technique can help in obtaining detailed and refined information from individual molecular systems.

  • Brand: Brand: Wiley-VCH
  • ASIN: 3527316698

Diffusion Tensor Imaging: A Practical Handbook

Diffusion Tensor Imaging: A Practical

This book provides an overview of the practical aspects of diffusion tensor imaging (DTI), from understanding the basis of the technique through selection of the right protocols, trouble-shooting data quality, and analyzing DTI data optimally. DTI is a non-invasive magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technique for visualizing and quantifying tissue microstructure based on diffusion. The book discusses the theoretical background underlying DTI and advanced techniques based on higher-order models and multi-shell diffusion imaging. It covers the practical implementation of DTI; derivation of information from DTI data; and a range of clinical applications, including neurosurgical planning and the assessment of brain tumors. Its practical utility is enhanced by decision schemes and a fully annotated DTI brain atlas, including color fractional anisotropy maps and 3D tractography reconstructions of major white matter fiber bundles. Featuring contributions from leading specialists in the field of DTI, Diffusion Tensor Imaging: A Practical Handbook is a valuable resource for radiologists, neuroradiologists, MRI technicians and clinicians.

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Handbook of 3D Machine Vision: Optical Metrology and Imaging (Series in Optics and Optoelectronics 16)

Handbook of 3D Machine Vision: Optical Metrology and

With the ongoing release of 3D movies and the emergence of 3D TVs, 3D imaging technologies have penetrated our daily lives. Yet choosing from the numerous 3D vision methods available can be frustrating for scientists and engineers, especially without a comprehensive resource to consult. Filling this gap, Handbook of 3D Machine Vision: Optical Metrology and Imaging gives an extensive, in-depth look at the most popular 3D imaging techniques. It focuses on noninvasive, noncontact optical methods (optical metrology and imaging).The handbook begins with the well-studied method of stereo vision and explains how random speckle patterns or space-time varying patterns substantially improve the results of stereo vision. It then discusses stereo particle image velocimetry as a major experimental means in fluid dynamics, the robust and easy-to-implement structured-light technique for computer science applications, digital holography for performing micro- to nanoscale measurements, and grating, interferometry, and fringe projection techniques for precisely measuring dynamically deformable natural objects. The book goes on to describe techniques that do not require triangulation to recover a 3D shape, including time-of-flight techniques and uniaxial 3D shape measurement, as well as 3D measurem...


Brain Imaging Handbook

Brain Imaging

The past 10 years have seen an explosion in the use of brain imaging technologies to aid treatment of medical as well as mental health conditions. MRI, CT ("CAT") scans, and PET scans are now common. This will be the first quick reference to these technologies, rich in illustrations and including discussions of which techniques are best used in particular instances of care. Written in a clear and accessible style, Bremner's Brain Imaging Handbook is the place to start in order to obtain an understanding of the field of brain imaging. The initial chapters explain principles and techniques of brain imaging-including MRI, CT, PET, and spectroscopy-with easy-to-understand diagrams and four-color images throughout. The use of imaging in psychiatric practice is carefully explained and emphasized. Bremner outlines the current status of knowledge about brain correlates of normal cognition as well as changes in brain function and structure with brain development and aging. Later chapters summarize the most important information regarding brain imaging as it applies to the areas of schizophrenia, mood and anxiety disorders, substance abuse, childhood onset disorders, and personality disorders. The book ends with a summary of neurological disorders most relevant to the psychiatrist, includi...

  • ASIN: 0393704149

Handbook of Functional MRI Data Analysis

Handbook of Functional MRI Data

Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) has become the most popular method for imaging brain function. Handbook for Functional MRI Data Analysis provides a comprehensive and practical introduction to the methods used for fMRI data analysis. Using minimal jargon, this book explains the concepts behind processing fMRI data, focusing on the techniques that are most commonly used in the field. This book provides background about the methods employed by common data analysis packages including FSL, SPM, and AFNI. Some of the newest cutting-edge techniques, including pattern classification analysis, connectivity modeling, and resting state network analysis, are also discussed. Readers of this book, whether newcomers to the field or experienced researchers, will obtain a deep and effective knowledge of how to employ fMRI analysis to ask scientific questions and become more sophisticated users of fMRI analysis software.

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  • ASIN: 0521517664
  • UPC: 884941529673

Handbook of X-ray Imaging: Physics and Technology (Series in Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering)

Handbook of X-ray Imaging: Physics and Technology (Series

Containing chapter contributions from over 130 experts, this unique publication is the first handbook dedicated to the physics and technology of X-ray imaging, offering extensive coverage of the field. This highly comprehensive work is edited by one of the world’s leading experts in X-ray imaging physics and technology and has been created with guidance from a Scientific Board containing respected and renowned scientists from around the world. The book's scope includes 2D and 3D X-ray imaging techniques from soft-X-ray to megavoltage energies, including computed tomography, fluoroscopy, dental imaging and small animal imaging, with several chapters dedicated to breast imaging techniques. 2D and 3D industrial imaging is incorporated, including imaging of artworks. Specific attention is dedicated to techniques of phase contrast X-ray imaging. The approach undertaken is one that illustrates the theory as well as the techniques and the devices routinely used in the various fields. Computational aspects are fully covered, including 3D reconstruction algorithms, hard/software phantoms, and computer-aided diagnosis. Theories of image quality are fully illustrated. Historical, radioprotection, radiation dosimetry, quality assurance and educational aspects are also covered. This handbo...

  • ASIN: 1498741525

The HDRI Handbook 2.0: High Dynamic Range Imaging for Photographers and CG Artists

The HDRI Handbook 2.0: High Dynamic Range Imaging

! BONUS DVD ONLY WITH THE PRINT EDITION (NOT AVAILABLE WITH eBOOKS) !In 2007, The HDRI Handbook was the first book to present this revolutionary new field to a larger audience. These days HDRI is a fully mature technology available to everyone. Real estate and landscape photographers have adopted it as part of their regular workflow, it has become one of the hottest trends for ambitious amateurs and creative professionals alike, and the modern movie industry would be completely dysfunctional without it.Now The HDRI Handbook 2.0 redefines its own gold standard. It has been completely rewritten and is packed with practical hints and tips, background knowledge, reference tools, breathtaking artist portfolios, and inspiring interviews. The book includes dozens of new step-by-step tutorials. Beginners will get a methodically solid introduction and advanced readers will be able to refine their technique to perfection.Topics include:- Understanding the foundation of HDRI- HDR software comparisons and evaluations- Capturing HDR images: today and tomorrow- Tonemapping for creating superior prints- HDR image processing and compositing- Shooting and stitching HDR panoramas- Image-based lighting and CG rendering2.0 updates include:- New cameras, sensors, and HDR beamsplitter rigs- Open Camer...

  • Brand: Brand: Rocky Nook
  • ASIN: 1937538168

Musculoskeletal Imaging Handbook A Guide for Primary Practitioners

Musculoskeletal Imaging Handbook A Guide for Primary

Choose the right imaging for your patients. Rely on this compendium of evidence-based criteria to confidently select the most appropriate imaging modality for the diagnostic investigation of the most commonly evaluated musculoskeletal conditions.

  • ASIN: B00M0422KU

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Handbook

Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a technique used in biomedical imaging and radiology to visualize internal structures of the body. Because MRI provides excellent contrast between different soft tissues, the technique is especially useful for diagnostic imaging of the brain, muscles, and heart. In the past 20 years, MRI technology has improved significantly with the introduction of systems up to 7 Tesla (7 T) and with the development of numerous post-processing algorithms such as diffusion tensor imaging (DTI), functional MRI (fMRI), and spectroscopic imaging. From these developments, the diagnostic potentialities of MRI have improved impressively with an exceptional spatial resolution and the possibility of analyzing the morphology and function of several kinds of pathology. Given these exciting developments, the Magnetic Resonance Imaging Handbook is a timely addition to the growing body of literature in the field. Comprised of three volumes, this comprehensive handbook: Covers the technology and practice of MRI from physical principles to cutting-edge applications Discusses MRI of the neck, brain, cardiovascular system, thorax, abdomen, pelvis, and musculoskeletal system Highlights each organ’s anatomy and pathological processes with high-quality images Examines the pr...

  • ASIN: 1482216280

Oxford Handbook of Medical Imaging (Oxford Medical Handbooks)

Oxford Handbook of Medical Imaging (Oxford Medical

As medical imaging plays an increasingly important role in the diagnosis and treatment of patients, it has become vital for medical practitioners to have a thorough understanding of the many complicated techniques available. The Oxford Handbook of Medical Imaging is a practical quick-reference guide to all the modalities and techniques of imaging for medical and surgical conditions. Practical and easy to use, the handbook covers all common diagnoses, symptoms, and conditions. Medical and surgical emergencies are covered, along with explanations of the rationale behind each imaging techinque and the common questions likely to be asked. Fully illustrated throughout with example images from real cases, the indications, merits, and drawbacks of all the various modalities are explained in quick bullet points for ease of understanding and quick reference. Each chapter (where appropriate) is split into handy sections on differential diagnosis, presenting symptoms, and common conditions, so you will always have the most relevant information at your fingertips. This handbook is sure to be a constant companion for all radiographers and students, junior doctors, clinicians, and anyone who works with medical imaging.

  • ASIN: 0199216363
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