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Translational Multimodality Optical Imaging

Translational Multimodality Optical Imaging

By (author)s: Fred S. Azar, Xavier Intes
Copyright: 2008
Pages: 400
ISBN: 9781596933071

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Written by pioneers in the field, this first-of-its-kind resource on multimodal optical imaging provides you with a rigorous treatment of the various techniques together with the latest clinical advances in cancer detection and other important applications. You find full details on the principles, instrumentation, and methods of in vivo microscopy, optical coherence tomography, endoscopy, and diffuse optical techniques. Supported with 119 illustrations, this milestone work: discusses key optical imaging techniques in self-contained chapters; describes the integration of optical imaging techniques with other modalities like MRI, X-ray imaging, and PET imaging; provides a software platform for multimodal integration; presents cutting-edge computational and data processing techniques that ensure rapid, cost-effective, and precise quantification and characterization of the clinical data; covers advances in photodynamic therapy and molecular imaging, and reviews key clinical studies in optical imaging along with regulatory and business issues.
Overview of Optical Methods. In-Vivo Microscopy. Optical Coherence Tomography. Endoscopy. Diffuse Optical Techniques: Instrumentation. Diffuse Optical Techniques: Theory. Diffuse Optical Imaging for Cancer Detection. A Software Platform for Integration of Optical Imaging and Other Modalities. Optical Imaging and MRI. Optical Imaging and X-Ray Imaging. Optical Imaging and PET Imaging. Photodynamic Therapy. Building Phantoms for Optical Imaging and Multimodal Imaging. Clinical Studies in Optical Imaging: An Industry Perspective. Business and Regulations. Molecular Imaging. The Future of Optical Imaging in the Clinic: Enablers and Barriers to Entry; To view complete TOC:; Click Google Preview button under book title above, then click on Contents tab.;
  • Fred S. Azar Fred S. Azar is the external projects lead and a scientific investigator in the Department of Imaging and Visualization at Siemens Corporate Research Inc., Princeton, NJ. Dr. Azar led the team that developed the first software prototype platform for integrating multimodal optical imaging data with X-ray mammography and magnetic resonance images of the breast. He holds more than 15 provisional patents/patents, and has worked for several leading institutions such as Sarnoff Corp., the Montreal Neurological Institute, and GE Medical Systems. Dr. Azar earned a Ph.D. in bioengineering at the University of Pennsylvania, and is pursuing an M.B.A. at the Wharton School.
  • Xavier Intes Xavier Intes is an assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Troy, New York. Prior to joining RPI, Dr. Intes was the chief scientist of Advanced Research Technologies Inc., Canada, a leader in optical molecular imaging. He has cowritten more than 80 peer reviewed papers in the field, holds numerous patents in the field, and serves as a reviewer for several science and engineering journals, including Applied Optics, Optics Express, Medical Physics, JOSA A, Journal of Biomedical Optics, Technology in Cancer Research and Treatment, Optics Letters, IEEE Transactions in Medical Imaging, Neuroimage, and the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. He received a Ph.D. in physics from the Universite de Bretagne Occidentale, France.
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