Computed Tomography: Principles, Design, Artifacts, and Recent Advances

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SPIE Press, 2003 - Technology & Engineering - 387 pages
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X-ray computed tomography (CT) has experienced tremendous growth in recent years, in terms of both basic technology and new clinical applications. This book provides an overview of the evolution of CT, the mathematical and physical aspects of the technology, and the fundamentals of image reconstruction using algorithms. It examines image display from traditional methods through the most recent advancements, and it discusses key performance indices, theories behind the measurement methodologies, and different measurement phantoms in image quality. General descriptions and different categories of artifacts, their causes, and their corrections are considered at length.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Preliminaries
19
Image Reconstruction
37
Image Presentation
99
TABLE OF CONTENTS
113
Major Components of the CT Scanner
147
Appearances Causes and Corrections
167
Computer Simulation and Analysis
241
Helical or Spiral CT
265
Multislice CT
307
Advanced CT Applications
341
Index
383
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