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Computer Analysis of Compton Scattering Images: Acquisition, Restoration and Application in Patients with Pulmonary Oedema

  • L. Azzarelli
  • M. Chimenti
  • F. Denoth
  • F. Fabbrini
  • M. Pistolesi
  • M. Miniati
  • S. Solfanelli
  • C. Giuntini
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Part of the Springer Series in Optical Sciences book series (SSOS, volume 31)

Abstract

The development of methods for non-invasive inspection of the internal organs of a living body is among the most important aims in the biomedical field, and many different solutions have already been suggested.

Keywords

Pulmonary Oedema Gamma Camera Compton Scattering Beam Attenuation Lung Density 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Azzarelli
    • 1
  • M. Chimenti
    • 1
  • F. Denoth
    • 1
  • F. Fabbrini
    • 1
  • M. Pistolesi
    • 2
  • M. Miniati
    • 2
  • S. Solfanelli
    • 2
  • C. Giuntini
    • 2
  1. 1.CNR Istituto di Elaborazione dell’InformazionePisaItaly
  2. 2.CNR Istituto di Fisiologia Clinica e 2° ClinicaMedica Università di PisaItaly

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