Visual Computing for Medicine, 2nd Edition

Visual Computing for Medicine, Second Edition, offers cutting-edge visualization techniques and their applications in medical diagnosis, education, and treatment. The book includes algorithms, applications, and ideas on achieving reliability of results and clinical evaluation of the techniques covered. Preim and Botha illustrate visualization techniques from research, but also cover the information required to solve practical clinical problems. They base the book on several years of combined teaching and research experience. This new edition includes six new chapters on treatment planning, guidance and training; an updated appendix on software support for visual computing for medicine; and a new global structure that better classifies and explains the major lines of work in the field.

  • Complete guide to visual computing in medicine, fully revamped and updated with new developments in the field
  • Illustrated in full color
  • Includes a companion website offering additional content for professors, source code, algorithms, tutorials, videos, exercises, lessons, and more

Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Introduction

Part I. Acquisition, Analysis, and Interpretation of Medical Volume Data
Chapter 2. Acquisition of Medical Image Data
Chapter 3. An Introduction to Medical Visualization in Clinical Practice
Chapter 4. Image Analysis for Medical Visualization
Chapter 5. Human-Computer Interaction for Medical Visualization

Part II: Visualization and Exploration of Medical Volume Data
Chapter 6. Surface Rendering
Chapter 7. Direct Volume Visualization
Chapter 8. Advanced Direct Volume Visualization
Chapter 9. Volume Interaction
Chapter 10. Labeling and Measurements in Medical Visualization

Part III: Advanced Medical Visualization Techniques
Chapter 11. Visualization of Vascular Structures
Chapter 12. Illustrative Medical Visualization
Chapter 13. Virtual Endoscopy
Chapter 14. Projections and Reformations

Part IV: Visualization of High-Dimensional Medical Image Data
Chapter 15. Visualization of Brain Connectivity
Chapter 16. Visual Exploration and Analysis of Perfusion Data

Part V: Treatment Planning, Guidance and Training
Chapter 17. Computer-Assisted Surgery
Chapter 18. Image-Guided Surgery and Augmented Reality
Chapter 19. Visual Exploration of Simulated and Measured Flow Data
Chapter 20. Visual Computing for ENT Surgery Planning – ONLINE
Chapter 21. Computer-Assisted Medical Education – ONLINE
Chapter 22. Outlook – ONLINE

Book Details

  • Hardcover: 836 pages
  • Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann; 2nd Edition (November 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0124158730
  • ISBN-13: 978-0124158733
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