The Phantoms of Medical and Health Physics Devices for Research and Development

A comprehensive overview of all types of phantoms used in medical imaging, therapy, nuclear medicine and health physics is provided in this title. For ionizing radiation, dosimetry with respect to issues of material composition, shape, and motion/position effects are all highlighted. For medical ima...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: DeWerd, Larry A. (Editor), Kissick, Michael (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: New York, NY Springer New York 2014, 2014
Edition:1st ed. 2014
Series:Biological and Medical Physics, Biomedical Engineering
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Phantoms of Radiation Therapy
  • 2. Radiation Therapy Dosimetry Phantoms
  • 3. Anthropormorphic Phantoms for Radiation Oncology Medical Physics
  • 4. Motion Phantoms for Therapy
  • 5. Phantoms in Brachytherapy
  • Section II. Imaging Phantoms
  • 6. Imaging Phantoms: Conventional X-ray Imaging Applications
  • 7. Computer Tomography (CT) Phantom Applications
  • 8. Mammography Phantoms
  • 9. Phantoms for Ultrasound Experimentation and Quality Control
  • 10. Phantoms for Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • 11. Nuclear Medicine phantoms
  • Section III. Computational Phantoms
  • 12. Computational Phantoms for Organ Dose Calculations in Radiation Protection and Imaging
  • 13. Applications of Computational Phantoms