by Beth Goins (University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, USA), William Phillips (University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, USA)
Hardback 306 pages 2011-08-31 Print ISBN: 9789814267090 eBook ISBN: 9789814267915 DOI: 10.4032/9789814267915
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This is a timely book focused on nanoimaging which combines molecular imaging and nanomedicine. True to the multidisciplinary nature of this new discipline, the book contains information on material science, biology, imaging physics and theranostics. The rich illustrations and well-written text make the journey from basic concepts to in vivo imaging and therapeutic studies highly accessible to readers of all levels.
Dr. King C. Li - M.D. Anderson Foundation Distinguished Chair in Radiology and Imaging Sciences
Nanotechnology is on the verge to revolutionize all aspects of prevention, diagnosis and treatment of human diseases. The merger of nanotechnology with imaging technology gave rise to molecular imaging. A large diversity of nanoprobes offer a hitherto unseen increase of signal intensity and signal stability enabling the assessment of cellular processes under physiological and pathological conditions at an unprecedented level of resolution. William Phillips and Beth Goins have succeeded in inviting outstanding investigators who have been pioneering molecular imaging in their particular area of expertise to contribute to this book, which is prone to become a must-read for anyone interested in imaging life on a molecular level.
Dr. Volkmar Weissig - Associate Editor, Journal of Liposome Research
The motivation for the book is to demonstrate the advantages offered by nano-particles for drug delivery and imaging applications. It is expected that many of the approaches are generic so that principles explained for one specific nano-particle will also be useful for procedures using other nano-particles. The precise audience for the book is not identified but, due to the cross disciplinary nature of this area activity, one can expect that clinicians, medical researchers and nanotechnologists will all benefit from reading some or all of the book.
The common theme which emerges from many chapters of the book is the scope for much more development and utilisation of nano-particle-based imaging techniques. Here challenges emerge for all 70 Book reviews who may contribute to this field and perhaps particularly to those who are in a position to innovate nano-particle design and manufacture. In that context, there is a clear need for a dialogue between suppliers and users of nano-particles and the present volume provides a strong platform on which to build the kind of working relationships which hopefully will result in such developments proceeding apace.
- Contemporary Physics
Progress in nanotechnology has resulted in the design and synthesis of many new types of nanoparticles. Concurrently, there has been a rapid explosion in new medical imaging technologies that can noninvasively detect and monitor the targeting of nanoparticles in vivo. As leading experts in the related fields, the editors and individual authors of this book describe up-to-date reviews on the application of these new nanoparticles for in vivo medical imaging and drug delivery.
This book covers cutting-edge research on the use of nanoparticles for in vivo diagnostic medical imaging and therapy. A variety of nanoparticles are discussed, including quantum dots, carbon nanotubes, dendrimers, gold nanoshells, metal nanorods, micelles, liposomes, polymers, MRI iron oxide particles, and microbubbles. Examples include multifunctional nanoparticles that are designed for multimodality imaging and simultaneous diagnostic and therapy (theranostic) applications.
The book is Volume 2 of the Pan Stanford Series on Biomedical Nanotechnology that is headed by Vladimir Torchilin and Mansoor Amiji.
|1||Chapter 1: Combined Contrast and Therapeutic Nanocarriers for Oncologic MRI|
Yoshinori Kato and Arvind P. Pathak
|19||Chapter 2: Nano-Size Superparamagnetic Magnetic Resonance Contrast Agents|
Alexei A. Bogdanov, Jr.
|45||Chapter 3: In vivo Imaging of Immunotherapy Using Nanoparticles|
Christopher M. Long and Jeff W. M. Bulte
|71||Chapter 4: Radiolabeled Liposomes as Theranostic Agents|
William T. Phillips, Beth Goins, Keitaro Sou, and Ande Bao
|109||Chapter 5: Antibody-Targeted Liposomes and Micelles for Imaging Applications|
Tamer Elbayoumi and Vladimir Torchilin
|129||Chapter 6: Quantum Dot-Based Multimodality Imaging Agents|
Weibo Cai and Xiaoyuan Chen
|155||Chapter 7: Multimodal Imaging of Dendrimers|
Michelle R. Longmire, Peter L. Choyke, and Hisataka Kobayashi
|171||Chapter 8: Multifunctional, Multimodality Cancer Imaging with Water-Soluble Synthetic Polymer Nanoparticles|
Marites P. Melancon, Xiaoxia Wen, Guodong Zhang, and Chun Li
|197||Chapter 9: PLGA-Based Optical Imaging in Breast Cancer|
Hareesh B. Naira and Rajeshwar R. Tekmal
|213||Chapter 10: Radiolabeled Gold Nanoshells for in vivo Imaging: Example of Methodology for Initial Evaluation of Biodistribution of a Novel Nanoparticle|
Huan Xie, Zheng Jim Wang, Ande Bao, Beth Goins, and William T. Phillips
|225||Chapter 11: Combined Photoacoustic and Ultrasound Imaging of Metal Nanoparticles in vivo|
Kimberly Homan, Srivalleesha Mallidi, Erika Cooley, and Stanislav Emelianov
|251||Chapter 12: Imaging Carbon Nanotubes in vivo: A Vignette of Imaging Modalities at the Nanoscale|
Khuloud T. Al-Jamal and Kostas Kostarelos
|267||Chapter 13: Ultrasound Contrast Microbubbles: In vivo Imaging and Potential Therapeutic Applications|
Amanda Caissie, Raffi Karshafian, Kullervo Hynynen, and Gregory J. Czarnota
Advanced undergraduate- and graduate-level students in medical imaging and nanotechnology as well as researchers in radiology, nuclear medicine, magnetic resonance imaging, nanotechnology, chemistry, biology, and medicine, especially those with an interest in molecular imaging, drug delivery and nanomedicine.
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