This book explains the principles, instrumentation, function, application and limitations of all radiological techniques - radiography, fluoroscopy, mammography, computed tomography, ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging.
Beginning with an introduction to the fundamental concepts, the following chapters provide in depth coverage of each of the techniques from the perspective of a medical physicist.
Presented in an easy to read format, this book is an invaluable reference for postgraduate students in medical physics and radiology and candidates training for FRCR exams. It includes nearly 280 images, illustrations and tables to enhance learning.
Explains principles, instrumentation, function, application and limitations of all radiological techniques
Presented from perspective of medical physicists
Includes nearly 280 images, illustrations and tables
Highly useful for postgraduates in medical physics and radiology, and FRCR candidates
K Thayalan MSc DipRp (BARC) MPhil PhD FUICC FIMSA FUSI Professor (Retired), Madras Medical College; Head, Medical Physics Division and Medical Cyclotron Facility, Dr Kamakshi Memorial Hospital, Tamil Nadu, India
Fundamental Concepts Electricity, Electronics, and Magnetism Physics of X-rays Generation and Control of X-rays Radiation Units and Interactions with Medium Radiation Detection and Measurements Screen-Film Radiography Computed and Digital Radiography Fluoroscopy Imaging Mammography Computed Tomography Scan Gamma Imaging Radiological Health and Safety Ultrasound Imaging Magnetic Resonance Imaging