neuroimaging the essentials

pina c. sanelli

description

zero in on the most important neurologic and head and neck imaging knowledge with neuroimaging: the essentials! ideal as an efficient learning tool for residents as well as a quick refresher for experienced radiologists, this radiology reference covers brain and spine neuroimaging as well as otolaryngologic imaging, putting indispensable information at your fingertips in a compact and practical, high-yield format. key features *master nuances of imaging interpretation through a pattern-recognition approach.*apply the latest techniques for the assessment of traumatic brain injury; neoplastic, vascular, infectious, and inflammatory diseases of the brain; neurodegenerative and cognitive disorders; traumatic injuries, degenerative disorders, and neoplastic and vascular diseases of the spine; imaging of cystic lesions of the head and neck; imaging of the cranial nerves; evaluation of the acute neck, ventral and central skull base, and salivary, thyroid, and parathyroid glands; mucosal cancers; and much more.*avoid diagnostic pitfalls with valuable chapters on how to approach mimics and look-alikes.*
successfully absorb key concepts through behaviorally based learning objectives and superb imaging examples.*test your knowledge and prepare for exams with image-rich, case-based multiple-choice questions at the end of each chapter and a 75 question self-assessment examination at the end of the text.now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive ebook edition, which can be ed to your tablet and smartphone or accessed online and includes features like:*complete content with enhanced navigation* a powerful search that pulls results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web*cross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigation*highlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the text* ability to take and share notes with friends and colleagues*quick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future useshow more

atlas of normal imaging variations of the brain skull and craniocervical vasculature

alexander m mckinney

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this atlas presents normal imaging variations of the brain, skull, and craniocervical vasculature. magnetic resonance (mr) imaging and computed tomography (ct) have advanced dramatically in the past 10 years, particularly in regard to new techniques and 3d imaging. one of the major problems experienced by radiologists and clinicians is the interpretation of normal variants as compared with the abnormalities that the variants mimic. through an extensive collection of images, this book offers a spectrum of appearances for each variant with accompanying 3d imaging for confirmation; explores common artifacts on mr and ct that simulate disease; discusses each variant in terms of the relevant anatomy; and presents comparison cases for the purpose of distinguishing normal findings from abnormalities. it includes both common variants as well as newly identified variants that are visualized by recently developed techniques such as diffusion-weighted imaging and multidetector/multislice ct. the book also highlights normal imaging variants in pediatric cases.
atlas of normal imaging variations of the brain, skull, and craniocervical vasculature is a valuable resource for neuroradiologists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, and radiologists in interpreting the most common and identifiable variants and using the best methods to classify them expediently.show more

manual of neurosonology

lászló csiba

description

neurosonology is non-invasive, portable, and has excellent temporal resolution, making it a valuable and increasingly popular tool for the diagnosis and monitoring of neurological conditions when compared to other imaging techniques. this guide looks beyond the use of neurovascular ultrasound in stroke to encompass a wide range of other neurological diseases and emergencies. it offers a practical approach to the examination of patients, interpretation of ultrasound studies, and the application of neurosonology to the development of management and treatment strategies. each chapter incorporates a thorough and clear procedural methodology alongside scanning tips for trainees; this step-by-step approach is further enhanced by example images and focused diagnostic questions. authored and edited by international experts, this practical manual of neurosonology is an invaluable resource for neurologists, neurosurgeons, intensivists, radiologists and ultrasonographers.show more

advanced neuroradiology cases challenge your knowledge

lázaro luís faria do amaral

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featuring atypical cases and focusing on advanced imaging techniques, this book presents a compilation of unusual cns pathologies with characteristic imaging findings. the aim is to aid the speedy diagnosis of otherwise rarely encountered clinical conditions and improve patient care. presented as more than 130 real cases with extensive imaging description and step-by-step guidelines on how to diagnose individual pathologies, each scenario is backed by the most up-to-date literature available. the cases include some of the most recently described clinical conditions. the case-based format and description of each clinical journey encourages readers to engage with the diagnostic process and facilitates self-study. this book is for any radiologist who practices neuroradiology, neuroradiology fellows, neuroimaging fellows, practicing neurologist and neurology residents.show more

neurosonology and neuroimaging of stroke a comprehensive reference

519abts3allby josé manuel valdueza (author), stephan schreiber (author), jens-eric r hl (author), florian connolly (author), randolf klingebiel (author)

description

neurosonology is a first-line modality in the diagnosis and management of cerebrovascular disease and especially of stroke. in this new edition of neurosonology and neuroimaging of stroke, this noninvasive, realtime imaging method has been given expanded coverage, particularly for its clinical utility.

as in the first edition, the new edition offers both a clear overview of the principles of neurosonology and a casebook exploring critical cerebrovascular problems. ultrasound anatomy, technical aspects of clinical application, and the advantages and limitations of ultrasound are reviewed and contrasted to conventional, magnetic resonance, and computed tomography angiography. forty-five selected cases from the authors’ extensive collections at charite – universitatsmedizin berlin and the center of neurology in bad segeberg, germany, are then discussed. the patient histories and working diagnoses are followed by detailed assessments of the extra- and intracranial color-coded duplex sonographic findings and additional diagnostic procedures. the relevant clinical aspects are presented in a compact, comprehensible way, and for the majority of the cases videos are available in the thieme mediacenter, providing further in-depth understanding of the full potential of the method.

features:

  • complete extra- and intracranial arterial and venous ultrasound examination
  • new techniques: ultrasound fusion imaging, ultrafast ultrasound, contrast application
  • more than 1,300 high-quality illustrations, including full-color duplex images
  • fifteen newly selected cases on conditions such as subarachnoid hemorrhage and dural fistula, as well as rare stroke causes including sickle cell disease and reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome
  • revision of many cases from the first edition
  • more than 60 new video clips (for a total of 130) available at the thieme mediacenter, bringing ultrasound anatomy and challenging cases to your monitor!

neurosonology and neuroimaging of stroke, second edition, offers neurologists, neuroradiologists, and all physicians treating patients with cerebrovascular disease an authoritative introduction and guide to this powerful diagnostic tool.

brain and spine imaging patterns

chi-shing zee

description

sharpen your diagnostic skills for brain and spine disorders with this unique patterns-based approach to learning brain and spine imaging patterns presents a systematic approach to understanding one of the most challenging areas of radiologic interpretation. uniquely organized by various patterns seen on ct, mri, and plain radiography imaging rather than pathology, the book carefully guides you toward a group of differential diagnoses. you will find an unmatched collection of more than 140 patterns covering: skull defects and lesions; meningeal and sulcal diseases; extracerebral masses; intracerebral masses; mass lesions in the region of the ventricular system; sellar and parasellar masses; vascular legions; lesions in the cortical gray matter, white matter, and deep gray matter; and spinal diseases and lesions. the easy-to-navigate organization of this book is specifically designed for use at the workstation. the concise text, numerous images, and helpful icons facilitate access to essential information and simplify the learning process.
features more than 140 patterns and more than 2500 digital-quality images a strong focus on patterns recognized on mri, including contrast-enhanced mri icons, a grading system depicting the relative frequency of findings from common to rare, and the consistent organization of chapters help to clarify information for at-the-bench consultation many patterns include a set of "related patterns" images, which serve as cross-references to similar patterns for a given disorder special emphasis on the latest diagnostic modalities includes state-of-the-art depiction of image findingsshow more

differential diagnosis in neuroimaging spine

51eoiqfwvhlby steven p. meyers (editor)

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authored by renowned neuroradiologist steven p. meyers, differential diagnosis in neuroimaging: spine is a stellar guide for identifying and diagnosing cervical, thoracic, lumbar, and sacral spine anomalies based on location and neuroimaging results. the succinct text reflects more than 25 years of hands-on experience gleaned from advanced training and educating residents and fellows in radiology, neurosurgery, and orthopaedic surgery. the high-quality mri, ct, and x-ray images have been collected over dr. meyers’s lengthy career, presenting an unsurpassed visual learning tool.

the distinctive ‘three-column table plus images’ format is easy to incorporate into clinical practice, setting this book apart from larger, disease-oriented radiologic tomes. this layout enables readers to quickly recognize and compare abnormalities based on high-resolution images.

key highlights

  • tabular columns organized by anatomical abnormality include imaging findings and a summary of key clinical data that correlates to the images
  • congenital/developmental abnormalities, spinal deformities, and acquired pathologies in both children and adults
  • lesions organized by region including dural, intradural extramedullary, extra-dural, and sacrum
  • more than 600 figures illustrate the radiological appearance of spinal tumors, lesions, deformities, and injuries
  • spinal cord imaging for the diagnosis of intradural intramedullary lesions and spinal trauma

this visually rich resource is a must-have diagnostic tool for trainee and practicing radiologists, neurosurgeons, neurologists, physiatrists, and orthopaedic surgeons who specialize in treating spine-related conditions. the highly practical format makes it ideal for daily rounds, as well as a robust study guide for physicians preparing for board exams.

differential diagnosis in neuroimaging head and neck

51fnyzqhtxlby steven p. meyers (editor)

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authored by renowned neuroradiologist steven p. meyers, differential diagnosis in neuroimaging: head and neckis a stellar guide for identifying and diagnosing head and neck disease based on location and neuroimaging results. the succinct text reflects more than 25 years of hands-on experience gleaned from advanced training and educating residents and fellows in radiology, neurosurgery, and otolaryngology. the high-quality mri and ct scans have been collected over dr. meyers’s lengthy career, presenting an unsurpassed visual learning tool.

the distinctive ‘three-column table plus images’ format is easy to incorporate into clinical practice, setting this book apart from larger, disease-oriented radiologic tomes. this layout enables readers to quickly recognize and compare abnormalities based on more than 1,500 high-resolution images. chapters cover skull imaging, temporal bone imaging, orbital imaging, paranasal imaging, suprahyoid neck imaging, and infrahyoid neck imaging, for a full spectrum of head and neck pathologies.

key highlights

  • tabular columns organized by anatomical abnormality include neck, facial, and skull based imaging findings and a summary of key clinical data that correlate to the images
  • congenital/developmental and acquired abnormalities including solitary or multiple orbital lesions; and solitary, multifocal, or diffuse sinonasal disease
  • abnormalities of the skull, craniovertebral junction, tempormandibular joint, infrahyoid neck, anterior and posterior cervical space, perivertebral space, and brachial plexus

this visually rich resource is a must-have diagnostic tool for residents, fellows, and practitioners in radiology, otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, and neurosurgery. the highly practical format makes it ideal for daily rounds, as well as a robust study guide for physicians preparing for board exams.

differential diagnosis in neuroimaging brain and meninges

51mg-fm4xblby steven p. meyers (editor)

description

authored by renowned neuroradiologist steven p. meyers, differential diagnosis in neuroimaging: brain and meninges is a stellar guide for identifying and diagnosing brain pathologies based on location and neuroimaging results. the succinct text reflects more than 25 years of hands-on experience gleaned from advanced training and educating residents and fellows in radiology, neurosurgery, and neurology. the high-quality mri, ct, pet, pet/ct, conventional angiography, and x-ray images have been collected over dr. meyers’s lengthy career, presenting an unsurpassed visual learning tool.

the distinctive ‘three-column table plus images’ format is easy to incorporate into clinical practice, setting this book apart from larger, disease-oriented radiologic tomes. the layout enables readers to quickly recognize and compare abnormalities based on high-resolution images.

key highlights

  • tabular columns organized by anatomical abnormality include brain imaging findings and a summary of key clinical data that correlates to the images
  • comprehensive imaging of the brain, ventricles, meninges, and neurovascular system in both children and adults, including congenital/developmental anomalies and acquired disease
  • more than 1,900 figures illustrate the radiological appearance of intracranial lesions, masses, neurodegenerative disorders, ischemia and infarction, and more

this visually rich resource is a must-have diagnostic tool for radiologists, neurosurgeons, and neurologists, and residents and fellows. the highly practical format makes it ideal for daily rounds, as well as a robust study guide for physicians preparing for board exams.

imaging and diagnosis in pediatric brain tumor studies 2017

monika warmuth-metz

description

this book describes the features in structural imaging of the most important pediatric brain tumors with the aim of enabling radiologists to make the correct differential diagnosis and to provide the pediatric oncologist with all the imaging information relevant to further management. the opening chapter is devoted to the complex subject of pediatric trials at the national and international levels and the importance of staging for stratification, differential treatment, and outcome. a general imaging protocol for children with brain tumors is presented, and individual chapters then identify key points for the differential diagnosis and staging of posterior fossa tumors, low- and high-grade gliomas, germ cell tumors, and craniopharyngiomas. the relevance of aspects such as tumor site and age to diagnosis is explained, and pitfalls associated with meningeal dissemination and treatment-related complications mimicking recurrence are highlighted. the importance of ensuring comparability of follow-up by use of standard mr (or ct) imaging is emphasized.
in drawing on the lessons gained both from pediatric trials and from the author's own experience, this book will be invaluable for all radiologists.show more

vascular anatomy of the spinal cord 2016 radioanatomy as the key to diagnosis and treatment

armin k thron

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this book systematically describes the angioarchitecture of the spinal cord. microradiographs of superficial and intrinsic arterial supply and venous drainage patterns provide the anatomical basis needed to understand spinal vascular disorders. these post mortem studies are supplemented by clinical spinal angiographies and case studies. rapid advances in imaging technology have facilitated the solution of many diagnostic problems concerning diseases of the spine and spinal cord. but this is less true for vascular diseases of the spinal cord or diseases secondarily involving them. furthermore, safely using interventional procedures or open surgery still requires a profound knowledge of the vascular anatomy involved. accordingly, a growing demand for training in this special field has become evident over the last 25 years, making improvement of this knowledge in all neuro-specialities dealing with diagnostic and therapeutic problems of spinal disorders a highly desirable goal.show more

spinal canal stenosis 2016

luigi manfre

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this easy-to-consult guide describes new minimally invasive procedures for the treatment of spinal canal stenosis that are accompanied by fewer complications and side-effects, reduce the risks of anesthesia, and lower costs. clear accounts are provided of various ct and x-ray guided techniques for lumbar spinal canal and foraminal stenosis, including the use of spacers and minimally invasive lumbar decompression (mild). helpful introductory information is also provided on biomechanics and symptoms. like other books in the springer series new procedures in spinal interventional neuroradiology, this practice-oriented volume will fill a significant gap in the literature and meet the need expressed by a large number of specialists (interventional neuroradiologists and radiologists, neurosurgeons, and orthopedists) for a topical and handy guide that specifically illustrates the presently available materials and methods.show more

pet ct and pet mri in neurology 2016 swot analysis applied to hybrid imaging

luigi mansi

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using swot analysis, this book examines in detail the strengths and weaknesses of the hybrid modalities pet-ct and pet-mri for imaging of the central nervous system, comparing their merits and evaluating their advantages over the stand-alone modalities. the aim is to employ a truly systematic approach in order to define the potential clinical benefit of these modalities and to identify shortcomings, opportunities, and threats. clinical application of the modalities is explored in a range of conditions, including dementia and related disorders, movement disorders, psychiatric disorders, cerebrovascular disease, infection/inflammation, brain tumors, and pediatric neurologic disorders. in addition, the basics of hybrid imaging are addressed, covering physics, instrumentation, data analysis and quantitation, radiopharmaceuticals, and contrast media. pet-ct and pet-mri in neurology, written by experts from europe and the united states, will be essential reading for imaging specialists and of value for neurologists, psychiatrists, neurosurgeons, and pediatricians.show more

critical findings in neuroradiology 2016

renato hoffmann nunes

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this book provides clear guidance as to which neuroradiological findings in ill or injured patients should be immediately communicated by radiologists and trainees to the emergency room and referring physicians in order to facilitate key decisions and eliminate preventable errors. it offers a practical and illustrative approach that identifies what to look for and how to report it and describes the required follow-up and the most common differential diagnoses of the main critical findings in neuroradiology. the book is distinctive in being written from a "critical findings perspective", which makes its content more practical and memorable than that of a standard emergency neuroradiology textbook. it also illustrates the value of developing algorithmic approaches to report and communicate critical findings based on lists. while the book will appeal to a broad and variable audience, it is especially addressed to radiology training programs and will be a "must read" for residents and fellows in training.show more

pediatric neuroradiology the essentials

pediatric-neuroradiology-the-essentialsby asim f. choudhri

written in the concise and engaging style of leading neuroradiologist dr. asim choudhri, pediatric neuroradiology is a highly practical reference focusing on the most common, serious, and challenging conditions seen in the specialty. this book offers concise guidelines on very complex topics related to the areas of pediatric neuroradiology in which it is crucial that radiologists make correct diagnoses.

key features:

  • focuses on the practical, clinical needs of neuroradiologists, radiologists, neuroradiologists, and neurologists caring for children
  • sections dedicated to the brain, head and neck, and spine
  • more than 780 high-quality radiographs, mris, and ct scans clarify the information presented in the book
  • three appendices containing information on protocolling and interpreting/reporting studies aid correct interpretation of the studies
  • a quick reference guide enables clinicians to determine the optimal approach to imaging evaluation of neurological symptoms and conditions in children

pediatric neuroradiology is a key reference that residents and practitioners in the specialty will frequently consult to guide them in the diagnosis and treatment planning of children suffering from neurologic disorders.

diseases of the brain head and neck spine 2016 2019 2016 diagnostic imaging

jürg hodler

this book deals with neuroimaging of the brain, head, neck, and spine. during the last few years, there have been considerable advances in this subject, driven by clinical as well as technological developments. the authors, internationally renowned experts in their field, have contributed chapters that are disease-oriented and cover all relevant imaging modalities, including magnetic resonance imaging, computed tomography, and positron emission tomography. as a result, this book offers a comprehensive review of the state of the art in neuroimaging. it is particularly relevant for general radiologists, radiology residents, neurologists, neurosurgeons, and other clinicians wishing to update their knowledge in this discipline.

imaging of cerebrovascular disease a practical guide

imaging of cerebrovascularby val m. runge (author)
imaging plays an integral role in the diagnosis and intervention of debilitating, often fatal vascular diseases of the brain, such as ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke, aneurysms, and arteriovenous malformations (avms). written by a world renowned neuroradiologist and pioneer in the early adoption of magnetic resonance (mr) technology, imaging of cerebrovascular disease is a concise yet remarkably thorough textbook that advances the reader’s expertise on this subject.

the text draws on the author’s vast personal experience, case studies, and traditional educational sources, offering didactic dialogue with accompanying images. a practical clinical resource organized into six chapters, this book offers unparalleled breadth in delineating the diagnostic and treatment usages of modern imaging techniques. chapter one sets a foundation with extensive coverage of modalities and their applications, including mr, computed tomography (ct) and digital subtraction angiography (dsa). subsequent chapters cover utilization of imaging techniques specific to underlying pathologies.

key features:

 

    • in-depth discussion of medical and neuroradiologic/neurosurgical interventions, focusing on the use of imaging prior to, during, and following treatment

 

    • comprehensive text enhanced with more than 700 high-quality images

 

    • detailed evaluation of normal brain anatomy, as well as gyral anatomy in brain ischemia, an important subtopic

 

  • advantages, disadvantages, mortality, and morbidity of surgery (clipping) versus endovascular techniques (coiling and flow diversion) for aneurysms

presented in a style that facilitates cover-to-cover reading, this is an essential tool for residents and fellows, and provides a robust study guide prior to sitting for relevant certification exams. it is also a quick, invaluable reference for radiologists, neurosurgeons, and neurologists in the midst of a busy clinical day.

plaque imaging an issue of neuroimaging clinics of north america

j. kevin demarco

this issue of neuroimaging clinics of north america focuses on plaque imaging. articles will include: 3d carotid plaque mr imaging, analysis of multi-contrast carotid plaque mr imaging, incorporating carotid plaque imaging into routine clinical carotid mra, pet-ct imaging to assess future cardiovascular risk, utility of combining pet and mr imaging of carotid plaque, 3d carotid plaque ultrasound, contrast-enhanced carotid plaque ultrasound, detection of vulnerable plaque in patients with "cryptogenic stroke," measuring plaque burden in secondary prevention of asymptomatic patients with known carotid stenosis, plaque imaging in primary prevention of cardiovascular disease, plaque imaging to decide on optimal treatment: medical versus cea versus cas, clinical perspective of carotid plaque imaging, and more!

clinical applications of functional mri an issue of neuroimaging clinics

jay j. pillai

editor jay j. pillai and authors review important areas in clinical applications of functional mri. articles will include: blood oxygen level dependent functional magnetic resonance imaging for presurgical planning; visual mapping using blood oxygen level dependent functional mri; applications of bold fmri and dti in epilepsy; pretherapeutic fmri in children; bold fmri for presurgical planning; brain tensor imaging for brain malformations: does it help ; technical considerations for fmri analysis; special considerations/technical limitations of bold fmri; the economics of functional mri: clinical and research; memory assessment in the clinical context using fmri: a critical look at the state of the field; resting state bold fmri for pre-surgical planning, and more!

neurovascular imaging from basics to advanced concepts

saba, luca, raz, eytan (eds.)

vascular neurology, vascular neurosurgery and interventional neuroradiology are independent fields with dedicated training programs. neuroimaging, and in particular what we call “neurovascular imaging” is a unifying factor which can be considered the intersection of these three medical specialties. with this book we aim to cover thoroughly the imaging techniques, potentialities, and present and future applications as applied to all the vascular diseases of the central nervous system from the imaging point of view. this book will comprise eight main sections: (1) the basics, (2) arteries of the head and neck (3) the basics of intracranial arteries (4) diseases of the vessels (5) stroke imaging (6) veins imaging (7) spine imaging (8) pediatrics.

perinatal neuroradiology from the fetus to the newborn

triulzi, f., baldoli, c., parazzini, c., righini, a.

the novel aim of this book is to illustrate the mr imaging features of
the fetal and the neonatal brain by matching prenatal and postnatal images for
a wide range of neurological abnormalities. the focus is on both conventional
and advanced mr imaging techniques, including high-resolution mr autopsy of the
fetal brain.

during the past ten years, neuroradiological evaluation of the neonatal
and the prenatal brain has advanced tremendously. however, even though they are
intrinsically related, these two critical stages in brain development are
usually studied and presented separately. in order to have a sound
understanding of neonatal brain diseases, detailed knowledge of prenatal brain
pathology is immensely helpful; conversely, knowledge of neonatal brain disease
is a prerequisite for understanding many fetal brain lesions. written by experts
in the field, perinatal neuroradiology will be of value for neuroradiologists
and pediatric radiologists, as well as obstetricians and neonatologists.

neonatal head and spine ultrasonography

poretti, andrea, huisman, thierry a.g.m. (eds.)

this book discusses the key features of normal, age-dependent neonatal head ultrasonography as well as the findings of the most common neonatal neurological disorders as visualized by this modality. neonatal head ultrasound is an important diagnostic tool in the initial evaluation of intracranial abnormalities in newborns. head ultrasound is a safe and cost-efficient tool for detecting brain abnormalities in preterm and term neonates, monitoring the progression of brain lesions, and describing the maturation of the developing neonatal brain. to facilitate its use at the bedside, the book is organized by clinical findings and their differential diagnoses. for each disorder, a clinical vignette describing the clinical presentation of the newborn is accompanied by high-quality ultrasound images that depict the abnormal findings and detailed explanations of these findings. this book is a succinct guide to neonatal head ultrasonography for neuroradiologists, neonatologists, and pediatricians.

brain tumor imaging 2

hattingen, elke, pilatus, ulrich (eds.)

this book describes the basics, the challenges and the limitations of state of the art brain tumor imaging and examines in detail its impact on diagnosis and treatment monitoring. it opens with an introduction to the clinically relevant physical principles of brain imaging. since mr methodology plays a crucial role in brain imaging, the fundamental aspects of mr spectroscopy, mr perfusion and diffusion-weighted mr methods are described, focusing on the specific demands of brain tumor imaging. the potential and the limits of new imaging methodology are carefully addressed and compared to conventional mr imaging. in the main part of the book, the most important imaging criteria for the differential diagnosis of solid and necrotic brain tumors are delineated and illustrated in examples. a closing section is devoted to the use of mr methods for the monitoring of brain tumor therapy. the book is intended for radiologists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, oncologists and other scientists in the biomedical field with an interest in neuro-oncology.

imaging of neurodegenerative disorders

sangam kanekar

imaging of neurodegenerative diseases is a comprehensive, up-to-date reference covering the latest techniques used in neuroimaging as well as the basic structural imaging that facilitates diagnosis of various neurodegenerative disorders. all advanced imaging modalities, including mr spectroscopy, dti, mri, and pet scans, are discussed in detail, enabling readers to gain a solid understanding of how to use them to diagnose neurodegenerative diseases.

key features:

  • each chapter covers the clinical features, pathology, and imaging of a specific disease/disorder
  • sections on cerebellar degeneration and dysfunction, motor neuron disorders, post-traumatic cognitive disorders, dementia with extrapyramidal syndromes, and deep brain stimulation
  • a final section discusses the distinctions between preventable, potentially reversible, and irreversible dementia

this book provides radiologists and all who care for patients suffering from neurodegenerative diseases with an invaluable reference that will be part of their medical library for many years to come.

 

radiology case review series brain imaging

m.d. chang yueh ho; rocky saenz
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200 interactive brain imaging cases deliver the best board review possible

part of mcgraw-hill s radiology case review series, this unique resource challenges you to look at a group of images, determine the diagnosis, answer related questions, and gauge your knowledge by reviewing the answer. it all adds up to the best review of brain imaging imaging available one that s ideal for certification or recertification, or as an incomparable clinical refresher.

distinguished by a cohesive 2-page design, each volume in this series is filled with cases, annotated images, questions & answers, pearls, and relevant literature references that will efficiently prepare you for virtually any exam topic. radiology and neurology residents and fellows, medical students, radiologists, and physicians who want to increase their knowledge of brain imaging will find this book to be an invaluable study partner.”

oxford textbook of neuroimaging

by massimo filippi


part of the oxford textbooks in clinical neurology series, the oxford textbook of neuroimaging provides an overview of the established and latest neuroimaging methodologies, and illustrates their application to the main diseases of the brain and the spinal cord including movement disorders, headache and stroke. in addition, assessments of neuroimaging techniques in both adult and paediatric neurological conditions are included, enabling thorough examples from both age groups.

this full-colour book contains 280 detailed photographs and illustrations that enable a clear understanding of each technique. covering the newest advances, each different imagining technique is comprehensively described, providing a practical relevance and a stimulus for more in-depth readings. the print edition is supplemented with a concurrent online edition, which allows access to the full content of the textbook, contains links from the references to primary research journal articles, and provides access to figures and tables that can be ed by the user.

providing a balanced state-of-the-art guide to neuroimaging for neurologists and radiologists, this title will enhance understanding of the pathophysiological basis of neurological conditions and will help set the stage for future research.

neuroimaging a teaching file a teaching file

by matthew omojola, mauricio castillo
this new volume in the teaching file series provides 100 illustrated cases in print and an additional 200 cases online. it represents a wide variety of cns diseases that are presented as unknowns and includes both brain and head & neck cases with color perfusion, pet and functional/mr spectroscopy images. each case will have 2-4 images and follow the new teaching-file template, consisting of clinical history, images, findings, ddx, diagnosis, discussion, questions, key issues for the report, what the clinician needs to know, and answers to the questions.

pediatric neuroimaging 5th edition

pediatric neuroimaging 5by

  • a. james barkovich md professor of radiology, neurology, pediatrics, and neurosurgery, chief, pediatric neuroradiology, department of radiology, university of california, san francisco, san francisco, ca
  • charles raybaud md professor of radiology, university of toronto, division head of neuroradiology, hospital for sick children, toronto, ontario, canada

the thoroughly updated fifth edition of pediatric neuroimaging is a highly illustrated text-reference that describes and illustrates the full range of pediatric disorders diagnosable by modern neuroimaging. covering the diagnosis of brain, spinal, and head and neck disorders in the pediatric patient, the text is rooted in the principle that the proper interpretation of studies requires the acquisition of high-quality images and an understanding of the basic concepts of neuroembryology, normal development, and pathophysiology. much coverage is given to the disorders seen in everyday practice. the emphasis is on ct and mri, which are the optimal imaging modalities in children.
the first two chapters describe useful imaging techniques in this patient population and the imaging manifestations of normal development, to distinguish that from manifestations of disease. the final ten chapters of the book are divided by groups of diseases, with numerous drawings and images that illuminate the underlying pathologic and embryologic/genetic bases of each disorder. the goal is provide a basic approach to groups of diseases, then offer detailed information about the clinical manifestations, underlying biochemistry, molecular biology, genetics and/or pathology of specific disorders.
the book incorporates the essential concepts for obtaining good images and understanding normal development, which helps the reader to distinguish normal developmental changes from disease.

key features

  • more than 2500 high-quality illustrations–mri, ct, dwi, mr spectroscopy, fmri–showing different stages of brain development and differentiating immaturity from disease
  • discussion of normal brain development, malformations, brain injuries, and vascular disorders
  • up-to-date applications of diffusion imaging, diffusion tensor imaging, perfusion imaging and proton spectroscopy–and which techniques are best suited to each age group
  • discussion of newly described diseases and new classifications of disorders, such as brain tumors, malformations and metabolic disorders
  • embryology, pathology and molecular biology included where applicable, to reinforce understanding of disease and its radiologic manifestations
  • list of disorders helps reader to quickly locate a disorder within the text

brain tumor imaging

by rajan jain, marco essig

brain tumor imaging is a practical, comprehensive reference that covers all the methods of imaging used in the diagnosis and assessment of brain tumors. it includes key information on the use of advanced imaging technologies in the clinical setting for the successful treatment of patients with brain tumors.

key features:

  • includes more than 500 high-quality images (color as well as black and white) that help illustrate the latest imaging modalities used in neuro-oncology
  • covers advanced, functional imaging techniques, giving readers the latest information on clinically advanced imaging tools for brain tumor assessment
  • provides details on how to accurately evaluate treatment effects and differentiate from tumor progression

this book is an essential guide to advanced imaging modalities for all radiologists, neuroradiologists, neuro-oncologists, and neurosurgeons involved in the treatment and evaluation of patients with brain tumors.

neuroimaging pharmacopoeia

by daniel thomas ginat, juan small, pamela whitney schaefer

this book reviews the imaging features associated with selected classes of pharmaceuticals and drugs on brain, head and neck, and spine and explains the implications of the imaging findings for the neuroradiologist and the clinician. some agents produce characteristic abnormalities with distinctive imaging features, while others have a spectrum of manifestations on imaging. still further agents produce rather nonspecific changes on imaging, requiring a differential diagnosis. in this book, informative cases are depicted by rich images, with concise accompanying explanatory text that reviews the class of agent and the mechanism of action and discusses image interpretation and its significance.

 

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