Medical Image Processing for Improved Clinical Diagnosis

Medical Image Processing for Improved Clinical Diagnosis

A. Swarnambiga (Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India)
Projected Release Date: August, 2018|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 300
ISBN13: 9781522558767|ISBN10: 1522558764|EISBN13: 9781522558774|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5876-7


In the medical field, there is a constant need to improve professionals’ abilities to provide prompt and accurate diagnoses. The use of image and pattern recognizing software may provide support to medical professionals and enhance their abilities to properly identify medical issues.

Medical Image Processing for Improved Clinical Diagnosis provides emerging research exploring the theoretical and practical aspects of computer-based imaging and applications within healthcare and medicine. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as biomedical imaging, pattern recognition, and medical diagnosis, this book is ideally designed for medical practitioners, students, researchers, and others in the medical and engineering fields seeking current research on the use of images to enhance the accuracy of medical prognosis.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Automated Assistance
  • Biomedical Imaging
  • Computer-Aided Diagnosis
  • Healthcare Systems
  • Image Acquisition
  • Image Retrieval
  • Medical Diagnosis
  • Pattern Recognition

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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