Molecular Imaging: Computer Reconstruction and Practice by Yves Lemoigne, Alessandra Caner

By Yves Lemoigne, Alessandra Caner

This quantity collects the lectures provided on the 9th ESI university held at Archamps (FR) in November 2006 and is devoted to nuclear physics functions in molecular imaging. The lectures concentrate on the a number of elements of photograph reconstruction processing and administration and illustrate the position of electronic imaging in medical perform. scientific computing and photograph reconstruction are brought via analysing the underlying physics ideas and their implementation, suitable caliber features, scientific functionality and up to date developments within the box. numerous phases of the imaging procedure are particularly addressed, e.g. optimisation of information acquisition and garage, dispensed computing, body structure and detector modelling, desktop algorithms for picture reconstruction and size in tomography purposes, for either medical and biomedical study functions. All subject matters are awarded with didactical language and magnificence, making this booklet a suitable reference for college students and pros looking a complete creation to the sector in addition to a competent outlook at the latest advancements.

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By Yves Lemoigne, Alessandra Caner

This quantity collects the lectures provided on the 9th ESI university held at Archamps (FR) in November 2006 and is devoted to nuclear physics functions in molecular imaging. The lectures concentrate on the a number of elements of photograph reconstruction processing and administration and illustrate the position of electronic imaging in medical perform. scientific computing and photograph reconstruction are brought via analysing the underlying physics ideas and their implementation, suitable caliber features, scientific functionality and up to date developments within the box. numerous phases of the imaging procedure are particularly addressed, e.g. optimisation of information acquisition and garage, dispensed computing, body structure and detector modelling, desktop algorithms for picture reconstruction and size in tomography purposes, for either medical and biomedical study functions. All subject matters are awarded with didactical language and magnificence, making this booklet a suitable reference for college students and pros looking a complete creation to the sector in addition to a competent outlook at the latest advancements.

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Advanced design considerations can also be applied to the modelling of the physics. Actually, the way cross sections are calculated (via formulas, data files, etc. and using different data-sets with applicability by particle, energy, material) should clearly be exposed and separated from the way they are accessed and used in the algorithms. Similarly, the way the final state is computed should be separated from the tracking and split into alternative or complementary models, according to the energy range, the particle type, the material.

This is achieved via the implementation of functionality allowing the optimisation of flat or hierarchical volumes structures (such as voxelization and volumes parameterisations, including by material, position, size). Incidentally, these techniques allow also interfacing the simulation code to the output formats of medical imaging. Additional functionality is required to model the movement of the “setups” during simulation runs, as it is the case for medical scanners or for modelling the breathing of patients.

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