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MEDP2002
Module Reading List

Introduction to Medical Physics, 2021/22, Semester 1
Andrew Davies
mailto:a.g.davies@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

X-ray

Dendy, P. P. & Heaton, B, Physics for diagnostic radiology. Boca Raton : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group. 2012 (Available as an ebook from the library).

Bushberg JT, Seibert JA, Leidholdt EM, and Boone JM. The Essential Physics of Medical Imaging (2012). Philadelphia, Pa. ; London : Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. 3rd Ed. Not available online, but stock is held in teh health sciences library.

 

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MRI

Westbrook C and Kaut C (2011) MRI in practice . Cambridge: Blackwell Science (available from the University library as an eBook).

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Online books

Basic primer:

Ballinger R, Introduction to MRI. http://www.mritutor.org/mritutor/index.html

A little more advanced, useful for images and diagrams:

Hornak JP, Basics of MRI. http://www.cis.rit.edu/htbooks/mri/

Elster AD, Questions and Answers in MRI (web version of a well-known book on MRI). http://mriquestions.com/

 

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Radiotherapy

Basic, short introduction:
Murray & Lilley: “Radiotherapy: technical aspects” https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1357303919302890

Some historical context:
Regato: “The unfolding of American radiotherapy” https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S036030169685005X

Very thorough handbook, useful for looking up specific concepts / details:
IAEAs ”Radiation Oncology Physics: A Handbook for Teachers and Students” 
https://www-pub.iaea.org/mtcd/publications/pdf/pub1196_web.pdf
Relevant sections: Chapter 5 (primarily Section 5.5, Chapter 6, Chapter 7

Radiobiology:

W Dörr: “Radiobiology of tissue reactions” (9 pages, technical summary)
https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/0146645314560686

S Bentzen et al: “Bioeffect modeling and equieffective dose concepts in radiation oncology – Terminology, quantities and units” (short scientific paper)
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0167814012004495

M Joiner & A van der Kogel (ed): ”Basic Clinical Radiobiology
https://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.462.2846&rep=rep1&type=pdf
Textbook – for background reading

 

This list was last updated on 22/09/2021