Computed Tomography. Approaches, Applications, and Operations

Computed Tomography
By Ehsan Samei & Norbert J. Pelc


This book offers a comprehensive and topical depiction of advances in CT imaging. CT has become a variety one medical imaging modality, due to its superb spatial and temporal resolution to depict anatomical details. New advances have further extended the technology to provide physiological information, enabling an honest and expanding range of clinical applications. The text covers the most recent advancements in CT technology and clinical applications for the spread of CT types and imaging methods. The content is presented in seven parts to provide a structure across a board coverage of CT: CT Systems, CT Performance, CT Practice, Spectral CT, Quantitative CT, Functional CT, and Special Purpose CT. Each contains chapters written by leading experts within the sector, covering CT hardware and software innovations, CT operation, CT performance characterization, functional and quantitative applications, and CT systems devised for specific anatomical applications. This book may be a perfect resource for practitioners of CT applications in medicine, including physicians, trainees, engineers, and scientists.

Ehsan Samei, Ph.D. may be a Professor at Duke University with appointments in Radiology, Physics, Biomedical Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, and Medical Physics. he's the chief imaging physicist at Duke University Health System and is the director of the Medical Physics Graduate Program at Duke University.

Norbert Pelc, Sc.D is Boston Scientific Applied Biomedical Engineering Professor, Professor of Bioengineering and of Radiology and, by courtesy, of EE at Stanford University. he's a former chair of the Department of Bioengineering.


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