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Image-Based Computer-Assisted Radiation Therapy

  • Hidetaka¬†Arimura

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Hidetaka Arimura
    Pages 1-6
  3. Computerized Diagnosis for Cancer

  4. Computer-Assisted Radiation Treatment Planning

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 85-85
    2. Hidetaka Arimura, Yusuke Shibayama, Mohammad Haekal, Ze Jin, Koujiro Ikushima
      Pages 87-109
  5. Image-Guided Patient Positioning

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 197-197
    2. Akihiro Haga
      Pages 199-235
    3. Mazen Soufi, Hidetaka Arimura
      Pages 237-270
  6. Intelligent Radiation Treatment Approaches

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 271-271
    2. Masayori Ishikawa, Shubhechha J. Shrestha
      Pages 273-292
    3. Teiji Nishio, Aya Nishio-Miyatake
      Pages 319-354
  7. Computerized Prediction of Treatment Outcomes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 355-355
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 377-381

About this book

Introduction

This book provides a comprehensive overview of the state-of-the-art computational intelligence research and technologies in computer-assisted radiation therapy based on image engineering. It also traces major technical advancements and research findings in the field of image-based computer-assisted radiation therapy.

In high-precision radiation therapies, novel approaches in image engineering including computer graphics, image processing, pattern recognition, and computational anatomy play important roles in improving the accuracy of radiation therapy and assisting decision making by radiation oncology professionals, such as radiation oncologists, radiation technologists, and medical physicists, in each phase of radiation therapy.

All the topics presented in this book broaden understanding of the modern medical technologies and systems for image-based computer-assisted radiation therapy. Therefore this volume will greatly benefit not only radiation oncologists and radiologists but also radiation technologists, professors in medical physics or engineering, and engineers involved in the development of products to utilize this advanced therapy.

Keywords

Computational anatomy Computer-aided detection Computer-aided differentiation Computer-assisted treatment Image processing Pattern recognition Target delineation

Editors and affiliations

  • Hidetaka¬†Arimura
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Health SciencesKyushu UniversityFukuokaJapan

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-2945-5
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-981-10-2943-1
  • Online ISBN 978-981-10-2945-5
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