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Just as the use of ultrasound (US) imaging revolutionized medicine in the past decade, the recent development of 3-D devices and visualization strategies has revolutionized US imaging. Suri (Biomedical Technologies, Inc., Stoughton, MA) and international specialists in imaging and related fields introduce 15 contributed chapters focusing on US for diagnostic and therapeutic applications. The volume presents up-to-date information on the areas of 3-D devices and techniques in the analysis of complex anatomical structures and the guiding/monitoring of interventional procedures; vascular applications including carotid artery analysis; breast lesion classification; 4-D US devices for assessing heart conditions; more precise 3-D maps for prostate cancer detection; and therapeutic applications including focused US and thermal ablations. The CD-ROM offers full-color images. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Jasjit S. Suri is a research professor at the Biomedical Research Institute and chief technology officer at Biomedical Technologies, Inc. He holds more than 15 US patents and has written 14 collaborative books in the area of body imaging. Dr. Suri received his M.S. in computer sciences from the University of Illinois, his Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Washington, Seattle, and his M.B.A. from Weatherland School of Management, Case Western Reserve University. Chirinjeev Kathuria is co-chairman of Cardiac Health, Inc., co-founder and president of American Teleradiology NightHawks, Inc., and chairman and co-founder of PlanetSpace, Inc. His affiliated companies have been featured in many TV shows and media publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, The Economist, and New York Times Magazine. Dr. Kathuria holds an M.D. from Brown University and an M.B.A. from Stanford University. Ruey-Feng Chang is a professor and director of the Ultrasound Imaging Research and Medical Imaging Lab at the National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan. Dr. Chang has published over 20 international journal papers on 2-D/3-D computer-aided diagnosis for breast ultrasound. He holds an M.S. in computer and decision sciences and a Ph.D. in computer science from National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan. Aaron Fenster is a professor and director of the Imaging Research Laboratories at Robarts Research Institute. A holder of 25 patents and author of over 175 papers in international journals, Dr. Fenster received his Ph.D. from the University of Toronto in the Department of Medical Biophysics for work focused on medical imaging.
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