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Title The physical measurement of bone / edited by C.M. Langton, C.F. Njeh
Published Bristol ; Philadelphia : Institute of Physics Pub., [2004]
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Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 612 pages) : illustrations
Series Series in medical physics and biomedical engineering
Series in medical physics and biomedical engineering.
Contents Front Cover; Contents; List of contributors; Preface; Chapter 1. Anatomy, physiology and disease; Chapter 2. Biological safety considerations; Chapter 3. Radiation safety considerations; Chapter 4. Instrument evaluation; Chapter 5. Mechanical testing; Chapter 6. Histomorphometry; Chapter 7. Microscopy and related techniques; Chapter 8. Absorptiometric measurement; Chapter 9. Quantitative computed tomography; Chapter 10. Peripheral quantitative computed tomography and micro-computed tomography; Chapter 11. Radiogrammetry
Chapter 12. In vivo neutron activation analysis and photon scatteringChapter 13. Magnetic resonance imaging; Chapter 14. Quantitative ultrasound; Chapter 15. Finite element modelling; Chapter 16. Vibration analysis; Chapter 17. Human studies; Chapter 18. Animal studies; Index; Back Cover
Summary INTRODUCTION<BR>Preface<BR>Anatomy, Physiology and Disease<BR>Biological Safety Considerations<BR>Radiation Safety Considerations<BR>Instrument Evaluation<BR><BR>INVASIVE TECHNIQUES <BR>Mechanical Testing<BR>Histomorphometry<BR>Microscopy<BR><BR>IONIZING RADIATION TECHNIQUES <BR>Photon Absorptiometry<BR>Quantitative Computed Tomography<BR>pQCT and mCT<BR>Radiogrammetry<BR>Magnetic Resonance Imaging<BR><BR>NONIONIZING TECHNIQUES <BR>Quantitative Ultrasound<BR>Finite Element Modeling<BR>Vibration Analysis<BR>Neutron Activation<BR>Human Studies<BR>Animal Studies
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Bone -- Measurement.
Bones -- Measurement.
Medical physics.
Bone and Bones.
Biomechanical Phenomena.
Osteoporosis -- ultrasonography.
Form Electronic book
Author Langton, C. M. (Christian M.)
Njeh, Christopher F.
ISBN 1420033344 (electronic bk.)
9781420033342 (electronic bk.)