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Author Wolbarst, Anthony B.
Title Medical imaging [electronic resource] : essentials for physicians / Anthony B. Wolbarst, Patrizio Capasso, Andrew R. Wyant.
Publication Info. Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.
Edition First edition.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
Note Edition statement from running title area.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 400-402) and index.
Contents Sketches of the standard imaging modalities: different ways of creating visible contrast among tissues -- Image quality and dose: what constitutes a "good" medical image? -- Creating subject contrast in the primary X-ray image: projection maps of the body from differential attenuation of X-rays by tissues -- Twentieth-century (analog) radiography and fluoroscopy: capturing the X-ray shadow with a film cassette or an image intensifier tube plus electronic optical camera combination -- Radiation dose and radiogenic risk: ionization-induced damage to DNA can cause stochastic, deterministic, and teratogenic health effects--and how to protect against them -- Twenty-first century (digital) imaging: computer-based representation, acquisition, processing, storage, transmission, and analysis of images -- Digital planar imaging: replacing film and image intensifiers with solid state, electronic image receptors -- Computed tomography: superior sontrast in three-dimensional X-ray attenuation maps -- Nuclear medicine: contrast from differential uptake of a radiopharmaceutical by tissues -- Diagnostic ultrasound: contrast from differences in tissue elasticity or density across boundaries -- MRI in one dimension and with no relaxation: a gentle introduction to a challenging subject -- Mapping T1 and T2 relaxation in three dimensions -- Evolving and experimental modalities -- Suggested further reading -- Index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Diagnostic imaging.
Diagnostic Imaging -- methods.
Image Enhancement -- methods.
Added Author Capasso, Patrizio.
Wyant, Andrew R.
Ebooks Corporation
Related To Print version: Wolbarst, Anthony B. Medical imaging. Chichester, West Sussex : John Wiley & Sons, 2013 9780470505700 (DLC) 2012047813
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