Diagnostic Imaging: Brain
Anne G. Osborn
Amirsys, 2004 - Medical - 1050 pages
Authored and edited by one of the world's most prominent neuroradiologists, this innovative text is certain to become the new standard among diagnostic brain imaging references. The second volume in the new Diagnostic Imaging Series from Amirsys and Saunders, it features a templated full-color format that makes finding information much easier. Each chapter presents all of the information readers need to pinpoint a diagnosis. Coverage of each entity addresses Clinical Presentation · Pathologic Features · Imaging Findings for the appropriate modalities · and Differential Diagnosis lists. In addition, chapters have detailed anatomic drawings in full color, an extensive image case gallery, and a visual "thumbnail" differential diagnosis. Numerous surgical, gross and histologic pathology photographs are included. No other neuro imaging text is as comprehensive and user-friendly. The unique bulleted format provides efficient reading, with the same information in the same place-every time! It's as if an expert has done the highlighting for you!
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Abbreviations and Synonyms acute AJNR aneurysm artery astrocytoma Axial T2WI basal ganglia Best diagnostic clue Best imaging tool brain brainstem Ca++ CADASIL carotid CECT cell cerebellar cerebellum cerebral choroid plexus CLINICAL ISSUES Presentation common signs/symptoms cortex cortical CT Findings cyst DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST Consider DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS diffuse disease dural edema enhancement Ependymoma Etiology FINDINGS General Features FLAIR focal gliomas Gross Pathologic hematoma hemisphere hemorrhage herniation History & Prognosis hydrocephalus hyperintense hypertension Image Interpretation Pearls IMAGING FINDINGS Imaging Recommendations infarction injury intracranial ischemia isointense lesions lipoma lissencephaly lobe mass effect Microscopic Features neoplasm Neurol Neurosurg normal occlusion open arrow path comments Pathologic & Surgical PATHOLOGY General Features patients posterior Protocol advice Sagittal signal sinus stenosis stroke subarachnoid hemorrhage subdural subdural hematoma supratentorial Surgical Features syndrome T2WI MR shows TERMINOLOGY Abbreviations Tl C+ TlWI Top Differential Diagnoses trauma tumor vasculitis veins venous ventricle vessels white matter