Biomedical Image Processing

  • Thomas Martin Deserno

Part of the Biological and Medical Physics, Biomedical Engineering book series (BIOMEDICAL)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxxvii
  2. Thomas M. Deserno
    Pages 1-51
  3. Image Formation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 53-53
    2. Zang-Hee Cho, Young-Don Son, Young-Bo Kim, Seung-Schik Yoo
      Pages 55-79
    3. Jan D’hooge
      Pages 81-104
  4. Image Enhancement

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 105-105
    2. Roberto A. Lotufo, Leticia Rittner, Romaric Audigier, Rubens C. Machado, André V. Saúde
      Pages 107-129
    3. Daniel Rueckert, Julia A. Schnabel
      Pages 131-154
  5. Feature Extraction and Selection

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 155-155
    2. Maria Petrou
      Pages 157-176
    3. Bart M. ter Haar Romeny
      Pages 177-196
    4. Agma J. M. Traina, Caetano Traina Jr., André G. R. Balan, Marcela X. Ribeiro, Pedro H. Bugatti, Carolina Y. V. Watanabe et al.
      Pages 197-223
  6. Segmentation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 225-225
    2. Hayit Greenspan, Tanveer Syeda-Mahmood
      Pages 227-250
    3. Krzysztof Chris Ciesielski, Jayaram K. Udupa
      Pages 251-278
    4. Tobias Heimann, Hervé Delingette
      Pages 279-303
  7. Classification and Measurements

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 305-305
    2. Alexander Horsch
      Pages 307-328
    3. Lena Costaridou
      Pages 329-357
  8. Image Data Visualization

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 377-377
    2. Dirk Bartz, Bernhard Preim
      Pages 379-401
    3. James G. Malcolm, Yogesh Rathi, Carl-Fredrik Westin
      Pages 403-424
  9. Image Management and Integration

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 425-425
    2. Michael Onken, Marco Eichelberg, Jörg Riesmeier, Peter Jensch
      Pages 427-454
    3. H. K. (Bernie) Huang, Brent J. Liu, Anh HongTu Le, Jorge Documet
      Pages 455-470
    4. Henning Müller, Thomas M. Deserno
      Pages 471-494
  10. Evaluation and Customizing

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 495-495
    2. Jayashree Kalpathy-Cramer, Henning Müller
      Pages 497-520
    3. Steven C. Horii, Murray H. Loew
      Pages 545-566
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 567-595

About this book


In modern medicine, imaging is the most effective tool for diagnostics, treatment planning and therapy. Almost all modalities have went to directly digital acquisition techniques and processing of this image data have become an important option for health care in future. This book is written by a team of internationally recognized experts from all over the world. It provides a brief but complete overview on medical image processing and analysis highlighting recent advances that have been made in academics. Color figures are used extensively to illustrate the methods and help the reader to understand the complex topics.


Image processing Information storage and retrieval Medical imaging Pattern recognition

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  • Thomas Martin Deserno
    • 1
  1. 1.Inst. Medizinische InformatikRWTH AachenAachenGermany

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