Image Fusion in Preclinical Applications
  • Release Date : 04 February 2019
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Genre : Medical
  • Pages : 214 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 3030029727
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Download or read book entitled Image Fusion in Preclinical Applications by author: Claudia Kuntner-Hannes which was release on 04 February 2019 and published by Springer with total page 214 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. This book provides an accessible and comprehensive overview of the state of the art in multimodal, multiparametric preclinical imaging, covering all the modalities used in preclinical research. The role of different combinations of PET, CT, MR, optical, and optoacoustic imaging methods is examined and explained for a range of applications, from research in oncology, neurology, and cardiology to drug development. Examples of animal studies are highlighted in which multimodal imaging has been pivotal in delivering otherwise unobtainable information. Hardware and software image registration methods and animal-specific factors are also discussed. The readily understandable text is enhanced by numerous informative illustrations that help the reader to appreciate the similarities to, but also the differences from, clinical applications. Image Fusion in Preclinical Applications will be of interest to all who wish to learn more about the use of multimodal/multiparametric imaging as a tool for in vivo investigations in preclinical medical and pharmaceutical research.