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Medical Imaging Physics

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ISBN-10: 0471382264

ISBN-13: 9780471382263

Edition: 4th 2002 (Revised)

Authors: William R. Hendee, E. Russell Ritenour

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The fourth edition of Medical Imaging Physics has been fully updated to cover the latest digital X-ray imagers, digital fluoroscopy, Doppler ultrasound imaging, functional MRI and helical scanning.
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Book details

Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/24/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 536
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.410
Language: English

William Richard Hendee was born in Owosso, Mich. on January 1, 1938. After receiving his Bachelor of Science degree at Millsaps College in Jackson, Miss., Hendee enrolled at the University of Texas and earned his Ph.D. in 1962. Along with a successful career as a medical physics educator and university official, Hendee has written and edited a number of books, drawing on his extensive background in the medical field. Some of the books Hendee has contributed to include Health Effects of Exposure to Low-Level Ionizing Radiation, The Health of Adolescents, Radiation Therapy Physics, and Electronic Imaging in Medicine.

Preface to the First Edition
Imaging in Medicine
Structure of Matter
Radioactive Decay
Interactions of Radiation
Production of X Rays
Radiation Quantity and Quality
Interaction of X and [gamma] Rays in the Body
Radiation Detectors for Quantitative Measurement
Accumulation and Analysis of Nuclear Data
Computers and Image Networking
Probability and Statistics
Instrumentation for Nuclear Imaging
Computed Tomography
Influences on Image Quality
Analytic Description of Image Quality
Visual Perception
Ultrasound Waves
Ultrasound Transducers
Ultrasound Instrumentation
Doppler Effect
Fundamentals of Magnetic Resonance
Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Spectroscopy
Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Instrumentation, Bioeffects, and Site Planning
Experimental Radiobiology
Human Radiobiology
Protection from External Sources of Radiation
Protection from Internal Sources of Radiation
Future Developments in Medical Imaging
Review of Mathematics
Fourier Transform
Multiples and Prefixes
Masses in Atomic Mass Units for Neutral Atoms of Stable Nuclides and a Few Unstable Nuclides
Answers to Selected Problems