Photon-based Medical Imagery

Photon-based Medical Imagery

By: Herve Fanet (editor)Hardback

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Description

This book describes the different principles and equipments used in medical imaging. Importance of medical imaging for diagnostic is strongly increasing and it is now necessary to have a good knowledge of the different physical possible principles. Researchers, clinicians, engineers and professionals in this area, along with postgraduate students in the signal and image processing field, will find this book of great interest.

About Author

Herv Fanet, Research engineer at CEA Leti. He is in charge of scientific cooperation and training activities within the MINATEC (micro and nanotechnology) in Grenoble.

Contents

Foreword xi Guy FRIJA Chapter 1. Interactions between Radiation and Matter: Consequences for Detection and Medical Imaging 1 Jean-Pierre MOY 1.1. The limits of imaging using light 1 1.2. Imaging with other types of radiation 2 1.3. X-rays: their interaction with matter 3 1.4. Radiological imaging relies on the X-ray-matter interaction 19 1.5. Consequences of interaction modes on detection 22 1.6. Conclusion 33 1.7. Bibliography 33 Chapter 2. Detectors for Medical Imaging 35 Herve FANET 2.1. Radiation-matter interaction and signal formation 36 2.2. Flux, energy, time and position measurements 64 2.3. Semi-conductor detectors 86 2.4. Scintillation and measurement channel 102 2.5. Pixel detectors 116 2.6. Bibliography 121 Chapter 3. Quantitative Digital Radiography Image Processing 123 Jean RINKEL and Jean-Marc DINTEN 3.1. Introduction to flat-panel sensors 123 3.2. Relation between physical quantities and radiographic acquisition 129 3.3. Access to linear attenuation coefficients from the attenuation image 133 3.4. Access to physical dimensions by combining several X-rays of a flat sensor 149 3.5. Conclusion 158 3.6. Bibliography 159 Chapter 4. X-Ray Tomography 161 Francoise PEYRIN and Philippe DOUEK 4.1. Introduction 161 4.2. Principle of the first acquisition systems 162 4.3. Physical aspects and the direct problem 165 4.4. Principle of tomographic image reconstruction 169 4.5. Evolution of X-ray scanners and reconstruction algorithms 181 4.6. Examples of clinical applications 189 4.7. From tomography to micro-tomography 198 4.8. Conclusion 200 4.9. Bibliography 201 Chapter 5. Positron-Emission Tomography: Principles and Applications 207 Regine TREBOSSEN 5.1. Introduction 208 5.2. PET: principle and performance 210 5.3. PET systems 218 5.4. PET for cancer staging 223 5.5. Conclusion 225 5.6. Bibliography 226 Chapter 6. Single Photon Imaging 229 Irene BUVAT 6.1. Introduction 229 6.2. Overview of single photon imaging 230 6.3. Conventional detection systems in single photon imaging: the scintillation gamma camera 233 6.4. Innovative systems: semiconductor detectors 240 6.5. Tomographic reconstruction and corrections 241 6.6. Hybrid detectors 258 6.7. Applications 259 6.8. Future developments 261 6.9. Conclusion 262 6.10. Bibliography 262 Chapter 7. Optical Imaging 267 Anabela DA SILVA 7.1. Introduction 267 7.2. Physics of luminous propagation in biological tissue 268 7.3. Different optical imaging techniques for different applications 289 7.4. Conclusion 312 7.5. Bibliography 313 List of Authors 325 Index 327

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781848212411
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 330
  • ID: 9781848212411
  • weight: 652
  • ISBN10: 1848212410

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