By Miles N. Wernick, John N. Aarsvold
Puppy and SPECT are of ultra-modern most vital medical-imaging equipment, delivering photos that show refined information regarding physiological procedures in people and animals. Emission Tomography: the basics of puppy and SPECT explains the physics and engineering rules of those vital functional-imaging tools. The know-how of emission tomography is roofed intimately, together with old origins, medical and mathematical foundations, imaging structures and their elements, photo reconstruction and research, simulation concepts, and scientific and laboratory functions. The ebook describes the cutting-edge of emission tomography, together with all aspects of traditional SPECT and puppy, in addition to modern subject matters similar to iterative photo reconstruction, small-animal imaging, and PET/CT platforms. This booklet is meant as a textbook and reference source for graduate scholars, researchers, scientific physicists, biomedical engineers, engineers and physicists within the medical-imaging undefined. Thorough tutorials of basic and complex issues are offered through dozens of the best researchers in puppy and SPECT. SPECT has lengthy been a mainstay of medical imaging, and puppy is now one of many world's quickest turning out to be clinical imaging ideas, due to its dramatic contributions to melanoma imaging and different functions. Emission Tomography: the basics of puppy and SPECT is a vital source for figuring out the know-how of SPECT and puppy, the main commonly used kinds of molecular imaging. *Contains thorough instructional remedies, coupled with insurance of complicated issues *Three of the 4 holders of the celebrated Institute of electric and Electronics Engineers scientific Imaging Scientist Award are bankruptcy individuals *Include colour paintings
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Emission tomography. The fundamentals of PET and SPECT by Miles N. Wernick, John N. Aarsvold