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|Title:||Application of magnetic resonance imaging to radiotherapy treatment planning and neurosurgery / Wayne Allan Beckham.|
|Author:||Beckham, Wayne Allan, 1963-|
|School/Discipline:||Dept. of Physics and Mathematical Physics|
|Abstract:||This thesis provides several methods for assessment of total machine dependent distortion which allows the clinical significance of that distortion to be established. A method for removal of machine dependent distortions is also presented and shown to work for a locally produced, large field of view spatial linearity phantom. Finally, a possible method is developed which is suitable for application of the distortion correction method to actual patients.|
|Dissertation Note:||Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Adelaide, Dept. of Physics and Mathematical Physics, 1997?|
|Subject:||Magnetic resonance imaging.|
Nervous system Surgery.
|Description:||Bibliography: leaves 148-155.|
xiv, 210 leaves : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm.
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