This book explains the principles, instrumentation, function, application and limitations of all radiological techniques – radiography, fluoroscopy, mammography, computed tomography, ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging.
Beginning with an introduction to the fundamental concepts, the following chapters provide in depth coverage of each of the techniques from the perspective of a medical physicist.
Presented in an easy to read format, this book is an invaluable reference for postgraduates students in medical physics and radiology and candidates training for FRCR exams. It includes nearly 280 images, illustrations and tables to enhance learning.
- Explains principles, instrumentation, function, application and limitations of all radiological techniques
- Presented from perspective of medical physicists
- Includes nearly 280 images, illustrations and tables
- Highly useful for postgraduates in medical physics and radiology, and FRCR candidates
Table of Contents
1. Fundamental Concepts
2. Electricity, Electronics, and Magnetism
3. Physics of X-rays
4. Generation and Control of X-rays
5. Radiation Units and Interactions with Medium
6. Radiation Detection and Measurements
7. Screen-Film Radiography
8. Computed and Digital Radiography
9. Fluoroscopy Imaging
11. Computed Tomography Scan
12. Gamma Imaging
13. Radiological Health and Safety
14. Ultrasound Imaging
15. Magnetic Resonance Imaging
K Thayalan MSc DipRp (BARC) MPhil PhD FUICC FIMSA FUSI
Professor (Retired), Madras Medical College; Head, Medical Physics Division and Medical Cyclotron Facility, Dr Kamakshi Memorial Hospital, Tamil Nadu, India