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A Practical Approach to Medical Image Processing

by Elizabeth (Elizabeth Berry Ltd, Leeds, UK) Berry

Part of the Series in Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering Series

A Practical Approach to Medical Image Processing Synopsis

The ability to manipulate and analyze pictorial information to improve medical diagnosis, monitoring, and therapy via imaging is a valuable tool that every professional working in radiography, medical imaging, and medical physics should utilize. However, previous texts on the subject have only approached the subject from a programming or computer science viewpoint at a mathematically inaccessible level. Unlike these previous publications, A Practical Approach to Medical Imaging Processing provides hands-on instruction, using the freely available software program ImageJ, on all of the skills needed to perform filtering and image enhancement techniques used in structured image discrimination. In this unique text, the author focuses exclusively on image processing and treats medical images in a generic way to highlight the features that all digital images have in common. The book first introduces the main topics in image processing and as it progresses, you will discover relevant points of good practice. The author validates each technique with a corresponding case study, which originates from a published journal article. The case studies demonstrate how the concepts of image processing are applied to real-life situations, such as how to uncover information suffering from distortion and pixel-size limitations. The accompanying CD-ROM contains the Windows version of the ImageJ software, digital images, and documents to be used during the practical activities included in each chapter. With its highly functional workbook approach, A Practical Approach to Medical Image Processing allows you to build your skills in image manipulation and to enjoy the benefits of this valuable field without having to code or develop your own program.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780367452841
Publication date: 30th June 2020
Author: Elizabeth (Elizabeth Berry Ltd, Leeds, UK) Berry
Publisher: CRC Press an imprint of Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 306 pages
Categories: Biomedical engineering, Image processing, Medical physics,

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