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By Keith D. Paulsen, Paul M. Meaney, Larry Gilman

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ISBN-13: 9780387233635

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Medical imaging has been remodeled over the last 30 years by way of the appearance of automatic tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and diverse advances in x-ray and ultrasonic concepts. An permitting strength in the back of this development has been the (so a long way) exponentially expanding energy of desktops, which has made it functional to discover essentially new techniques. specifically, what our workforce phrases "model-based" modalities-which produce tissue estate pictures from info utilizing nonlinear, iterative numerical modeling techniques-have turn into more and more feasible.

Alternative Breast Imaging: 4 Model-Based Approaches explores our learn on 4 such modalities, fairly with reference to imaging of the breast: (1) MR elastography (MRE), (2) electric impedance spectroscopy (EIS), (3) microwave imaging spectroscopy (MIS), and (4) close to infrared spectroscopic imaging (NIS). bankruptcy 1 introduces the current nation of breast imaging and discusses how our replacement modalities can give a contribution to the sphere. bankruptcy 2 seems to be on the computational universal flooring shared via all 4 modalities. Chapters 2 via 10 are dedicated to the 4 modalities, with every one modality being mentioned first in a concept bankruptcy after which in an implementation-and-results bankruptcy. The 11th and ultimate bankruptcy discusses statistical equipment for snapshot research within the context of those 4 replacement imaging modalities.

Imaging for the detection of breast melanoma is a very fascinating and correct program of the 4 imaging modalities mentioned during this ebook. Breast melanoma is an incredibly universal ailment for ladies; the nationwide melanoma Institute estimates that one in 8 US girls will strengthen breast melanoma at least one time in her lifetime. but the efficacy of the normal (and notoriously uncomfortable) early-detection attempt, the x-ray mammogram, has been disputed of overdue, particularly for younger ladies. stipulations are therefore ripe for the advance of cheap recommendations that substitute or supplement mammography. The breast is either anatomically available and sufficiently small that the computing strength required to version it, is affordable.

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The remainder of the book will take a closer look at the mathematics, hardware, and results of each of the four modalities. A pair of chapters is devoted to each modality, one to explore computational and theoretical issues and another to describe devices and results. REFERENCES [1] L. A. G. , SEER Cancer Statistics Review 1973–1994. NIH Publication No. 97-2789 (Bethesda, MD: National Cancer Institute, 1994). [2] Committee on Technologies for the Early Detection of Breast Cancer, Mammography and Beyond: Developing Technologies for the Early Detection of Breast Cancer, S.

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