A Guide to Outcome Modeling In Radiotherapy and Oncology: Listening to the Data

 Oncology, Radiology  Comments Off on A Guide to Outcome Modeling In Radiotherapy and Oncology: Listening to the Data
Jun 222018
 

This book explores outcome modeling in cancer from a data-centric perspective to enable a better understanding of complex treatment response, to guide the design of advanced clinical trials, and to aid personalized patient care and improve their quality of life. It contains coverage of the relevant data sources available for model construction (panomics), ranging from clinical or preclinical resources to basic patient and treatment characteristics, medical imaging (radiomics), and molecular biological markers such as those involved in genomics, proteomics and metabolomics. It also includes discussions on the varying methodologies for predictive model building with analytical and data-driven approaches.
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Regenerative Engineering: Advanced Materials Science Principles

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Jun 222018
 

This book focuses on both advances in materials science and in scaffold development techniques, paying close attention to state-of-the-art research. Each chapter will delve into specific materials categories (e.g. composite materials, bioactive ceramics, etc.) and how these materials are specifically designed for regenerative engineering applications. There will also be unique chapters on Biologically Derived Scaffolding along with 3-D Printing Technology for Regenerative Engineeering.
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Fundamentals of Sectional Anatomy: An Imaging Approach – 2nd Edition

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Jun 202018
 

The second edition of Fundamentals of Sectional Anatomy: An Imaging Approach is the ideal introductory text for new radiography students, seasoned students preparing for the CT and MRI exams, or anyone interested in learning about human anatomy. Chapters address the fundamentals of sectional anatomy, starting at the vertex of the skull and descending to the symphysis pubis, with additional in-depth coverage of the vertical column, major joints of the upper and lower extremities, and separate chapters on the facial bones and sinuses. This systematic approach to the organization of the book provides students with the most complete presentation and realistic exposure to sectional anatomy available. Numerous line drawings and two complete sets of fully labeled images complement each section of the text to strengthen the learning experience, while end-of-chapter summaries and review questions challenge readers to assess their understanding of important topics. Building upon its reputation for an uncluttered presentation and clearly labeled images, this new edition presents more than 200 new MR images, dozens of CT images, and new complex illustrations–transporting this already fascinating book into the modern age of radiography.

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The Neuroimaging of Brain Diseases: Structural and Functional Advances (Contemporary Clinical Neuroscience) – July 2018 Release

 Neurology/Neurosurgery, Radiology  Comments Off on The Neuroimaging of Brain Diseases: Structural and Functional Advances (Contemporary Clinical Neuroscience) – July 2018 Release
Jun 182018
 

Notable experts in the field of neuroimaging provide comprehensive overviews of advances in functional and structural aspects of both common and uncommon brain disorders. Functional imaging is evolving quickly but researchers and clinicians do not always have a strong understanding of the fundamental basis of the imaging techniques that they use. By focusing on both structure and function this book will provide a strong foundation for emerging developments in the field.

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Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain and Spine -5th Edition

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Jun 182018
 

For more than 25 years, Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain and Spine has been the leading textbook on imaging diagnosis of brain and spine disorders. The Fifth Edition continues this tradition of excellence with thorough coverage of recent trends and changes in the clinical diagnosis and treatment of CNS diseases, and how those changes relate to MRI findings. It remains a comprehensive, state-of-the-art reference for all who have an interest in neuroradiology – trainees to experts in the field, basic science researchers, and clinicians.

Key Features:

  • Shows how to generate state-of-the-art images and define diagnoses from crucial clinical/pathologic MR imaging correlations for neurologic, neurosurgical, and psychiatric diseases spanning fetal CNS anomalies to disorders of the aging brain.
  • Explains new imaging methodology (hardware- and software-based) in a variety of clinical settings.
  • Discusses emerging, clinically relevant research in well-established neurologic disorders such as stroke and brain tumors, as well as developing clinical applications in non-traditional areas, including neurodegenerative and psychiatric disorders and fetal anomalies.
  • Analyzes the detail of clinically important imaging findings; defines the role of MRI findings in the clinical setting of neurologic disease; illustrates the pathologic basis for MRI findings; and explores the use of emerging MRI methods as new contributions to diagnosis and treatment.
  • Emphasizes that the diagnosis of neurologic disease must still be grounded in evidence and based on “the known” – neuropathology, genetics, clinical history, and proven imaging findings – rather than on new techniques often used solely because they are novel.
  • Presents the combined knowledge and expertise of renowned neuroradiologists, innovative MRI physicists, and experienced leading clinical neurospecialists from all over the world.

Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, which can be downloaded to your tablet and smartphone or accessed online and includes features like:

  • Complete content with enhanced navigation
  • Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that pull results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web
  • Cross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigation
  • Highlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the text
  • Ability to take and share notes with friends and colleagues
  • Quick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use

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MR Neuroimaging

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Jun 172018
 


Well-organized, concise, and abundant in high-quality images… – AJNR

…recommended as a helpful reference. – Neuropediatrics

The imaging quality achievable in MR imaging today was inconceivable just a few years ago. No other subdiscipline has evolved so swiftly while placing ever-greater emphasis on fast and accurate results. This book is intended as an indispensable tool at the workplace, as reference for image interpretation, and even for fast orientation during the examination. Adjunct information is provided that fosters the dialogue with referring physicians: for most diseases and conditions there are summaries of epidemiology, clinical findings, pathogenesis and pathophysiology, as well as basic therapy concepts.

Special features:

A fast-reference guide, even in tricky cases-differential diagnosis made easy, with high clinical relevance
Tips for organizing examinations
Reference images for comparison with actual images
A reference book for looking up equivocal findings
More than 1,300 vivid, high-resolution images from the latest generation of scanners
Coverage of peripheral nervous system diseases and MR neurography
Answers to questions such as:
What technique is best for answering a specific question?
What does normal anatomy look like, and what landmarks should be sought?
Which differential diagnoses should I consider?
What are the optimal equipment settings at my workplace?
What therapeutic options does interventional radiology provide?

For all radiologists in hospital or office settings, also for neurologists and neurosurgeons

About the Author
Michael Forsting, MD, is Professor and Medical Director, Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology, Essen University Medical Center, Essen, Germany.
Olav Jansen, MD, is Professor and Chairman, Department of Radiology and Neuroradiology, Schleswig-Holstein University Medical Center, Kiel, Germany.

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Atlas of Ultrasound-Guided Procedures in Interventional Pain Management, Second Edition

 Radiology  Comments Off on Atlas of Ultrasound-Guided Procedures in Interventional Pain Management, Second Edition
Jun 172018
 

With a focus on anatomy and sonoantomy, this beautifully illustrated updated edition captures the latest advances in the rapidly growing field of ultrasound-guided pain medicine and MSK procedures. This atlas is divided into seven sections that provide an overview and focus on interventional approaches and advancements. Authored by international experts, each clinical chapter features a maximal number of instructive illustrations and sonograms and provides a description of sonoanatomy, instructions on performing the procedure and how to confirm appropriate needle placement. This book will help encourage and stimulate physicians to master approaches in interventional MSK and pain management.
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Chest CT for Non-Radiologists: A Practical Guide

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Jun 152018
 

This book is a practical guide to chest CTs for non-radiologists. A succinct and focused book, Chest CT for Non-Radiologists is designed to give the reader just the level of information they need to know. Chapters begin with the basics of a chest CT, including when they are necessary and the basic procedures, so physicians and medical professionals can best counsel their patients. The book then moves into various parts of the chest and the common diseases and presentations that would be found in a chest CT (lung fibrosis, pulmonary nodules, etc.).
It teaches the reader what to look for and how to provide the most accurate and effective diagnosis for their patients. There are also several de-identified CT scans that allow the reader to test his or her skills. This is an ideal resource for non-radiologist physicians – including pulmonologists, internal medicine physicians, emergency medicine physicians, and critical care specialists, residents, and medical students – to learn the basics of the chest CT and thereby provide optimal care for their patients.

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Diagnostic Ultrasound, 2-Volume Set, 5th Edition (October 2017 Release)

 Radiology  Comments Off on Diagnostic Ultrasound, 2-Volume Set, 5th Edition (October 2017 Release)
Jun 142018
 

Now fully updated with more than 2,000 new images, 200 new videos, and new content throughout, Diagnostic Ultrasound, 5th Edition, by Drs. Carol M. Rumack and Deborah Levine, remains the most comprehensive and authoritative ultrasound resource available. Spanning a wide range of medical specialties and practice settings, it provides complete, detailed information on the latest techniques for ultrasound imaging of the whole body; image-guided procedures; fetal, obstetric, and pediatric imaging; and much more. Up-to-date guidance from experts in the field keep you abreast of expanding applications of this versatile imaging modality and help you understand the “how” and “why” of ultrasound use and interpretation.

  • Covers all aspects of diagnostic ultrasound with sections for Physics; Abdominal, Pelvic, Small Parts, Vascular, Obstetric, and Pediatric Sonography.
  • Uses a straightforward writing style and extensive image panels with correlative findings.
    • Features 5,000 images – more than 2,000 brand-new – including new 2D and 3D imaging as well as the use of contrast agents and elastography.
    • Includes a new virtual chapter on artifacts with individually labelled images from throughout the book, displaying artifacts with descriptive legends by category and how they can be used in diagnosis or corrected for better quality imaging.
    • Features more images and new uses for contrast agents in the liver, breast, and in pediatric applications. Includes current information on imaging more diagnostic dilemmas, such as Zika virus in the fetus and newborn.
    • Includes 400 video clips showing real-time scanning of anatomy and pathology.

  • Expert Consult™ eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, Q&As, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

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Imaging Atlas of the Pelvic Floor and Anorectal Diseases

 Radiology  Comments Off on Imaging Atlas of the Pelvic Floor and Anorectal Diseases
Jun 142018
 

Imaging is now central to the investigation and management of anorectal and pelvic floor disorders. This has been brought about by technical developments in imaging, notably, three-dimensional ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), which allow high anatomical resolution and tissue differentiation to be presented in a most usable fashion. Three-dimensional endosonography in anorectal conditions and MRI in anal fistula are two obvious developments, but there are others, with dynamic st- ies of the pelvic floor using both ultrasound and MRI coming to the fore. This atlas provides an easy way to gain a detailed understanding of imaging in this field. The atlas is divided into four sections covering the basic anatomy, anal/perianal disease, rectal/perirectal disease and functional assessment. One of the difficulties with developing an atlas is to strike the right balance – tween text and images. Too much text and it is not an atlas; too little text and the – ages may not be understood. The editors of this atlas are to be congratulated on achi- ing an appropriate balance. The images are all that one expects from an atlas, and the diagrams are excellent. The commentaries at the end of invited chapters are a valuable addition, placing what are relatively short, focussed chapters into context. They add balance and depth to the work and are well worth reading.

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