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The Modern Technology of Radiation Oncology, Volume 4
Edited By: Jacob Van Dyk
List Price $175.00
ISBN: Hardcover 978-1-951134-02-0
Sample Chapter 1 w/Table of Contents [pdf format]
Once again Jacob Van Dyk has brought together an esteemed group of international experts to describe the latest radiation oncology tools and techniques in volume 4 of The Modern Technology of Radiation Oncology.
Technological advancements in radiation oncology continue at a very rapid pace. The goal of The Modern Technology of Radiation Oncology is to provide state-of-the-art information on making these technologies available in the clinic. New topics addressed in Volume 4 include: surface-guided radiation therapy (RT), PET/MRI, real-time MRI guidance, robust optimization, automated treatment planning, artificial intelligence, adaptive RT, machine learning, big data, radiomics, particle therapy RBE, nanoparticle applications, economic considerations, global medical physics activities, global access to RT, and FLASH RT. These volumes have not only been valued by medical physicists in clinical practice around the world, but also by those in residency programs and in preparation for their certification exams.
As Featured in Medical Physics International
THE MODERN TECHNOLOGY OF RADIATION ONCOLOGY: A Compendium for Medical Physicists and Radiation Oncologists. Book Series
By the invitation of Medical Physics International Jacob Van Dyk has written an article presenting the newest edition of The Modern Technology of Radiation Oncology, Vol. 4 to the international medical physics community. This is not a traditional book review but an article to introduce the new edition and emphasize the advances that are the major reason for this new publication.
2021 RAPHEX EXAMS ARE SHIPPING
Published in cooperation with RAMPS, the Raphex Radiological Physics Examinations are designed to be useful as practice tests, advance study guides, or exams for course credit. A separate answer booklet is included with detailed explanations for the correct answer.
- The 2015-2021 Diagnostic Exams use color images whenever possible.
- 2011 through 2021 exams are available in eBook editions.
2021 Raphex Collections
Save $25.00 or $35.00 When You Purchase a Collection!The Therapy Collection is an excellent resource for residents in radiology and radiation oncology to use as practice exams or for self study.
The Diagnostic Collection is a helpful resource for residents in diagnostic radiology and radiation oncology as practice exams or for self study.
Past individual Exams and the 2021 Collections are available in eBook versions.
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Shielding Techniques for Radiation Oncology Facilities, 3rd Edition
Authors: Melissa Martin and Patton H. McGinley
Price: $90.00Hardcover ISBN: 978-1-951134-00-6
eBook ISBN: 978-1-951134-01-3
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Patton McGinley's classic Shielding Techniques has been updated to take into account the latest national and international standards for radiation facility shielding. McGinley retired from Emory Clinic in 2000, but he continues to produce shielding evaluations as a private consultant.
AAPM Past-President Melissa Martin joins Pat McGinley for this third edition. Martin has represented ANSI since 2012 on the sub-committee that prepared ISO Standard Number 16645 (2016), which addresses shielding for medical electron accelerators. She founded the consulting firm Therapy Physics, Inc., which has provided shielding design reports for over 500 radiation oncology treatment rooms around the world.
The CT Handbook:
Optimizing Protocols for Today's Feature-Rich Scanners
Author: Timothy P. Szczykutowicz
ISBN: Hardcover 978-0-944838-53-2
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The target audiences for this book are practicing radiologists, medical physicists, and technologists. The topics covered reflect the day-to-day needs of supporting a CT scanner from the perspective of a CT protocol optimization team.
A realization of Medical Physics 3.0 must involve an appreciation of the administrative, clinical, and technical sides of CT imaging. Since the author treats all of these facets in the book, it embodies the mission of Medical Physics 3.0 for CT.
The text doesn't shy away from comparing features from different vendors. Providing vendor-specific information allows one to gain real-world insight into MDCT scanner reconstruction and AEC operation.
Special Features Include:
- Over 300 example artifact images.
- Multiple chapters with guidance on setting up protocols.
An Introduction to MRI for Medical Physicists and Engineers
Authors: Anthony Wolbarst and Nathan Yanasak
Price: $120.00Hardcover ISBN: 978-1-930524-20-0
eBook ISBN: 978-1-930524-58-3
Table of Contents
MRI reveals structural and anatomic details of soft tissues often much better than does CT. It can also exploit novel and unique contrast mechanisms at the biomolecular level to provide information on the physiologic and pathologic status of organs, muscles, nerve trunks, cartilage, etc.
This introduction to the science and technology of MRI has been written at the beginning graduate level primarily for professional medical physicists and engineers in training. Others, such as physicians with physical science backgrounds, may well also find it to be of interest.
Several more advanced topics-like Fourier analysis, k-space, and statistical distributions-are introduced as they are needed.
Richly illustrated in color, this book will help readers understand not just the basics of MRI, but how recent variations on its original implementation have produced the many alternative interpretations of data that have made MRI such a powerful diagnostic tool.
The Physics & Technology of Radiation Therapy, 2nd Edition
Authors: Patrick N. McDermott and Colin G.Orton
$165.00Hardcover ISBN: 978-1-930524-98-9
eBook ISBN: 978-1-930524-99-6
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Introducing the 2nd edition of our highly respected radiation therapy textbook. It covers the field of radiation physics with a perfect mix of depth, insight, and humor.
The 2nd edition has been guided by the 2018 ASTRO core curriculum for radiation oncology residents. Novice physicists will find the book useful when studying for board exams, with helpful chapter summaries, appendices, and extra end-of-chapter problems and questions. It features new material on digital x-ray imaging, neutron survey meters, flattening-filter free and x-band linacs, biological dose indices, electronic brachytherapy, OSLD, Cerenkov radiation, FMEA, total body irradiation, and more.
- Also included:
- Updated graphics in full color for increased understanding.
- Appendices on board certifications in radiation therapy for ABR, AART, and Medical Dosimetrist Certification Board.
- Dosimetry Data
- A full index