Magnetism in Medicine: A Handbook, Second Edition

Magnetism in Medicine: A Handbook, Second Edition

Editor(s): Wilfried Andrä, Hannes Nowak

Published Online: 5 FEB 2007

Print ISBN: 9783527405589

Online ISBN: 9783527610174

DOI: 10.1002/9783527610174

About this Book

This second, completely updated and extended edition of the only reference work in this growing field of medical physics focuses on biomagnetic instrumentation as well as applications in cardiology and neurology. New chapters have been added on fetal magnetography and magnetic field therapy, as well as the safety aspects of magnetic fields.
Written by well-known specialists from Germany, USA, Canada, Japan, the Netherlands and Scandinavia, the result is a manual for researchers in this field as well as for those who apply modern methods based on magnetism in medical practice. It equally provides a detailed overview for newcomers to the field as well as for experts familiar with only one part of the area.

Table of contents

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  1. Part 1: Introduction

  2. Part 2: Biomagnetism

    1. Chapter 2.3

      Cardiomagnetism (pages 164–209)

      Gerhard Stroink, Birgit Hailer and Peter Van Leeuwen

    2. Chapter 2.4

      Neuromagnetism (pages 210–267)

      Thomas R. Knösche, Nobukazu Nakasato, Michael Eiselt and Jens Haueisen

    3. Chapter 2.5

      Fetal Magnetography (pages 268–290)

      Uwe Schneider and Ekkehard Schleussner

  3. Part 3: Magnetic Resonance

    1. Chapter 3.3

      Modern Applications of MRI in Medical Sciences (pages 343–476)

      Debiao Li, Andrew C. Larson, Oliver Speck, Axel Schreiber, Clemens Janz, Jürgen Hennig, Michael E. Moseley, Roland Bammer, Joachim Röther, Petra Schmalbrock, Donald W. Chakeres, Clifford R. Weiss, Jonathan S. Lewin, Werner A. Kaiser, Stefan O.R. Pfleiderer, Karl-Heinz Herrmann, Jürgen R. Reichenbach and Peter Bachert

  4. Part 4: Magnetic Substances and Externally Applied Fields

    1. Chapter 4.7

      Magnetic Cell Separation for Research and Clinical Applications (pages 571–595)

      Michael Apel, Uwe A.O. Heinlein, Stefan Miltenyi, Jürgen Schmitz and John D.M. Campbell

    2. Chapter 4.9

      New Fields of Application (pages 606–612)

      Prof. Dr. Wilfried Andrä and Urs Häfeli

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