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Molecular Imaging
An Introduction


Andrew Maidment, Drew A. Torigian, Hee Kwon Song, Michael Graham, Hossein Jadvar, Heather Jacene, Amer M. Najjar, Laura J. Fromme, Shahriar Yaghoubi, Daniel Golovko, Ramsha Khan, Heike Daldrup-Link
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  • Date Published: November 2017
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107621282

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  • Engage with the visual world of disease with this accessible introduction to molecular imaging. This book provides users of all levels with the characterization and measurement of biological processes on a cellular level, functioning within humans, and other living systems. This important new introduction to the field will enable the reader to recognize the major methods, modalities and varied applications of molecular imaging in an efficient and effective way. Featuring techniques from areas such as nuclear medicine, magnetic resonance spectroscopy, optical imaging, and nanotechnology, the book also covers the current movement towards precision medicine thereby driving exceptional hospital care, worldwide. Molecular Imaging provides valuable insight into the properties that improve patient diagnosis. Serving to inform experienced physicians, students, and beginners alike, this convenient introduction is tailored to an individual with the desire to effectively grasp the basic concepts of molecular imaging, under the constraints of a busy professional career.

    • Accessible for readers of all abilities
    • Small and portable for use on the go
    • Presents up-to-date educational content
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    • Date Published: November 2017
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107621282
    • length: 88 pages
    • dimensions: 246 x 189 x 6 mm
    • weight: 0.23kg
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    1. Instrumentation-CT Andrew Maidment and Drew A. Torigian
    2. Instrumentation-MR Hee Kwon Song and Drew A. Torigian
    3. Optical imaging and ultrasound Michael Graham and Hossein Jadvar
    4. Instrumentation-nuclear medicine and PET Michael Graham
    5. Quantitation-nuclear medicine Michael Graham
    6. Perfusion Michael Graham
    7. Metabolism Hossein Jadvar
    8. Cellular proliferation Hossein Jadvar
    9. Hypoxia Michael Graham
    10. Receptors Michael Graham
    11. Apoptosis Heather Jacene
    12. Angiogenesis Hossein Jadvar
    13. Reporter genes Amer M. Najjar, Laura J. Fromme, and Shahriar Yaghoubi
    14. Stem cell tracking Daniel Golovko, Ramsha Khan and Heike Daldrup-Link
    15. Amyloid Heather Jacene

  • Editors

    Hossein Jadvar, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles
    Hossein Jadvar is a tenured associate professor of radiology and biomedical engineering at the University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles.

    Heather Jacene, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston
    Heather Jacene is an Assistant Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women's Hospital.

    Michael Graham, University of Iowa
    Michael Graham is Professor of Radiology and Director of Nuclear Medicine at the University of Iowa. Dr Graham is now co-chair of the SNMMI Clinical Trials Network. His research interests are in quantitative imaging, in oncology.


    Andrew Maidment, Drew A. Torigian, Hee Kwon Song, Michael Graham, Hossein Jadvar, Heather Jacene, Amer M. Najjar, Laura J. Fromme, Shahriar Yaghoubi, Daniel Golovko, Ramsha Khan, Heike Daldrup-Link

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