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Physics of Diagnostic Radiology

Physics of Diagnostic Radiology

Essential Physics of Medical Imaging - Book Contents

Book Contents:
Section 1  

Basic Concepts

Introduction to Medical Imaging; Radiation and the Atom; Interaction of Radiation with Matter; Image Quality; Medical Imaging Informatics

Section II  

Diagnostic Radiology

X-ray Production, X-ray Tubes and X-ray Generators; Radiography; Mammography; Fluoroscopy; Computed Tomography; X-ray Dosimetry in Projection Imaging and Computed Tomography; Magnetic Resonance Basics; Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI); Ultrasound

Section III  

Nuclear Medicine

Radioactivity and Nuclear Transformation; Radionuclide Production, Radiopharmaceuticals, and Internal Dosimetry; Radiation Detection and Measurement; Nuclear Imaging-The Scintillation Camera; Nuclear Imaging-Emission Tomography

Section IV  

Radiation Biology and Protection

Radiation Biology; Radiation Protection