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Ionizing Radiation Detectors for Medical Imaging

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Published by World Scientific Publishing Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medical imaging,
  • Nuclear medicine,
  • Reference,
  • Science,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Life Sciences - Biophysics,
  • Radiology,
  • Radiation, Ionizing,
  • Radiography,
  • instrumentation,
  • methods

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages524
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9196484M
    ISBN 109812386742
    ISBN 109789812386748


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The last chapter describes the detectors for radiotherapy and portal imaging. Each chapter addresses completely a specific by: Ionizing Radiation Detectors for Medical Imaging contains ten technical chapters, half of which are devoted to radiology and the other half to nuclear medicine.

The last chapter Ionizing Radiation Detectors for Medical Imaging book the detectors for radiotherapy and portal imaging. Ionizing Radiation Detectors for Medical Imaging contains ten technical chapters, half of which are devoted to radiology and the other half to nuclear medicine.

The last chapter describes the detectors for radiotherapy and portal imaging. Each chapter addresses completely a. Ionizing Radiation Detectors for Medical Imaging contains ten technical chapters, half of which are devoted to radiology and the other half to nuclear medicine.

The last chapter describes the detectors for radiotherapy and portal imaging. Each chapter addresses completely a specific application. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) offers excellent soft tissue contrast and may allow resolution of bony structures to generate 3D reconstructions without a risk of ionizing : G.

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Ionizing radiation has always been present in the natural environment. However, this radiation is not easily detected and since it also possesses high ionizing power and penetration strength, it constitutes a risk to human health when it is found outside of its acceptable limits.

The adverse effects of ionizing radiation on human health need to be systematically monitored in order to prevent Cited by: 1. Books Page 3/35 1.

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imaging detectors for nuclear medicine. Students will be able to design an imaging detector based on specifications and application, and be able to analyze various imaging performances of their design. Detailed course Syllabus: 1. Radiation: ionizing and nonionizing radiations, sources of electromagnetic (X-rays and -rays).

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Ionizing Radiation Detectors For Medical Imaging With an emphasis on detector fundamentals and detector properties, this detailed text covers both radiology and nuclear medicine. Where necessary, software and specific applications are described in depth.

Doctors often use medical imaging procedures to determine the best treatment options for patients. Imaging procedures are medical tests that allow doctors to see inside the body in order to diagnose, treat, and monitor health conditions.

Some of these tests involve exposure to ionizing radiation which can present risks to patients. Ionizing Radiation Exposure from Radiologic Imaging Background The increased use of diagnostic imaging requiring the use of “ionizing radiation,” the rapidly expanding use of computed tomography in the emergency setting, the introduction of multi-detector CT units and newly reported concernsFile Size: KB.

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The Essential Physics of Medical Imaging, 4th Edition, is a coherent and thorough compendium of the fundamental principles of the physics, radiation protection, and radiation biology that underlie the practice and profession of medical imaging.

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The development of radiation detectors capable of delivering spatial information about gamma-ray interactions was one of the key enabling technologies for nuclear medicine imaging and, eventually. This chapter provides an overview of the wide array of clinical applications of ionizing radiation.

As is customary, applications are grouped here into diagnostic and therapeutic uses. These two categories are further divided by whether the ionizing radiation is administered through external or internal by: 1.

The Crystal Clear is an international collaboration at CERN, active on research and development on inorganic scintillation materials for novel ionizing radiation detectors, for high-energy physics, better quality medical imaging (PET-SPECT) and industrial : Evangelos Gazis.

Introduction. Exposure to ionising radiation is inherent in daily life and the average worldwide exposure from all sources is ∼3 mSv/year. Natural background radiation exposure contributes to ∼ mSv/year, however this can vary greatly according to location as it originates from a variety of sources such as cosmic rays, rocks and : A.

Ribeiro, O. Husson, N. Drey, I. Murray, K. May, J. Thurston, W. Oyen. The topic of this book is the use of scintillating materials in the detection of ionising radiation for medical imaging.

The text surveys the state of the art in radiation detectors for medical imaging, followed by an in-depth review of all aspects of the use of scintillating materials.

Radiation Detectors for Medical Imaging discusses the current state of the art and future prospects of photon-counting detectors for medical imaging applications. Featuring contributions from leading experts and pioneers in their respective fields, this book: Describes x-ray spectral imaging detectors based on cadmium zinc telluride (CdZnTe) and cadmium telluride (CdTe) materials.

Signal Processing for Radiation Detectors provides researchers, engineers, and graduate students working in disciplines such as nuclear physics and engineering, environmental and biomedical engineering, and medical physics and radiological science, the knowledge to design their own systems, optimize available systems or to set up new experiments.

The vast majority of artificial exposure to ionizing radiation in the general population comes from uses in medicine or allied health for diagnosis and therapy. Medical ionizing radiation contributes mSv to the annual average dose of radiation (>14%). The most frequently used modality of radiation is diagnostic x-ray examinations.

The book provides a comprehensive compilation of fundamentals, technical solutions and applications for medical imaging systems.

It is intended as a handbook for students in biomedical engineering, for medical physicists, and for engineers working on medical technologies, as well as for lecturers at universities and engineering schools.

For qualified personnel at hospitals, and physicians. Over the last 35 years, exposure of the general public to ionizing radiation for medical purposes has increased remarkably. Primarily due to frequent use of Computerized Axial Tomography (CT) in the detection and monitoring of many pathologies, in both intpatients, 1 and outpatients, 2 dose delivery to the population has increased from mSev to mSev 3 from to Author: Michael J Meagher.

Medical imaging tests are non-invasive procedures that allow doctors to diagnose diseases and injuries without being intrusive. Some of these tests involve exposure to ionizing radiation, which can present risks to patients.

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New X-Ray Detector to Reduce Radiation Exposure, Improve Medical Imaging. a great deal of ionizing radiation because existing silicon-based detectors aren’t very efficient at capturing.

The use of ionizing radiation in medical diagnostics became widespread after the dawn of X-ray imaging in the beginning of the past century. The radiation used at present is variable, as are the techniques for its : Andrej Studen, Marko Mikuž. ♥ Book Title: Ionizing Radiation Detectors for Medical Imaging ♣ Name Author: Alberto Del Guerra ∞ Launching: Info ISBN Link: ⊗ Detail ISBN code: ⊕ Number Pages: Total sheet ♮ News id: RhLJCgAAQBAJ Download File Start Reading ☯ Full Synopsis: "Ionizing Radiation Detectors for Medical Imaging contains ten technical chapters, half of.

Older CT scanners were not designed to alter the radiation dose for small patients, but newer CT scanners have much better detectors (that measure the X-rays passing through the patient), and can significantly reduce the radiation dose to minimise the absorbed dose of ionising radiation.

Ionising radiation (IR) is employed in x-rays, mammography,CT scans, fluoroscopic procedures and nuclear medicine examinations. Ultrasound and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) do not use ionising radiation. The risks of IR incurred at diagnostic imaging levels are presumptive and based on the 'linear / no lower threshold' (LNLT) model and.

This paper presents an overview of radiation protection in medical imaging and intends to reaffirm the importance of this aspect to practice. unit for the dose equivalent for measuring the biological effect for an individual who is exposed to ionizing radiation is Sievert (Sv).

Year Book Medical Cited by: Ionizing radiation (ionising radiation) is radiation that carries sufficient energy to detach electrons from atoms or molecules, thereby ionizing them. Ionizing radiation is made up of energetic subatomic particles, ions or atoms moving at high speeds (usually greater than 1% of the speed of light), and electromagnetic waves on the high-energy end of the electromagnetic spectrum.Medical imaging is the technique and process of creating visual representations of the interior of a body for clinical analysis and medical intervention, as well as visual representation of the function of some organs or tissues ().Medical imaging seeks to reveal internal structures hidden by the skin and bones, as well as to diagnose and treat : B.