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Practical Signal and Image Processing in Clinical Cardiology - Jeffrey J. Goldberger

Practical Signal and Image Processing in Clinical Cardiology

By: Jeffrey J. Goldberger (Editor), Jason W. P. Ng (Editor)

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Published: 24th December 2010
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Modern signal and image acquisition systems used in the field of cardiology acquire, analyze, and store data digitally. Surface electrocardiography, intra-cardiac electrogram recording, echocardiograms, x-ray, magnetic resonance imaging, and computed tomography are among the modalities in the cardiology field where signal processing is applied. Digital signal processing techniques allow us to automate many of the analyses that had previously been done manually with greater precision, accuracy and speed, as well as detect features and patterns in data that may be too subtle to observe by eye. As more cardiologists are becoming more reliant on such technology, a basic understanding of digital signals and the techniques used to extract information from these signals are required.

From the reviews: "This is a review of the technical aspects of signal processing and its application to various areas of cardiology. ... It is intended for cardiologists, physicians in training, and students interested in the basics of signal processing. ... This well-organized book provides readers with a clearer understanding of signal processing and data acquisition related to cardiovascular imaging." (Amit Prasad, Doody,s Review Service, March, 2011)

Fundamental Signal and Image Processing Conceptsp. 1
Architecture of the Basic Physiologic Recorderp. 3
Analog and Digital Signalsp. 9
Signals in the Frequency Domainp. 17
Filtersp. 27
Techniques for Event and Feature Detectionp. 43
Alternative Techniques for Rate Estimationp. 57
Signal Averaging for Noise Reductionp. 69
Data Compressionp. 79
Image Processingp. 89
Cardiology Applicationsp. 111
Electrocardiographyp. 113
Intravascular and Intracardiac Pressure Measurementp. 133
Blood Pressure and Pulse Oximetryp. 145
Coronary Angiographyp. 157
Echocardiographyp. 187
Nuclear Cardiology: SPECT and PETp. 219
Magnetic Resonance Imagingp. 251
Computed Tomographyp. 275
ECG Telemetry and Long Term Electrocardiographyp. 303
Intracardiac Electrogramsp. 319
Advanced Signal Processing Applications of the ECG: T-Wave Alternans, Heart Rate Variability, and the Signal Averaged ECGp. 347
Digital Stethoscopesp. 379
Indexp. 391
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ISBN: 9781848825147
ISBN-10: 1848825145
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 400
Published: 24th December 2010
Publisher: Springer London Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.97