Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain and Spine, Volume 1

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Scott W. Atlas
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2009 - Medical - 1890 pages

Established as the leading textbook on imaging diagnosis of brain and spine disorders, Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain and Spine is now in its Fourth Edition. This thoroughly updated two-volume reference delivers cutting-edge information on nearly every aspect of clinical neuroradiology. Expert neuroradiologists, innovative renowned MRI physicists, and experienced leading clinical neurospecialists from all over the world show how to generate state-of-the-art images and define diagnoses from crucial clinical/pathologic MR imaging correlations for neurologic, neurosurgical, and psychiatric diseases spanning fetal CNS anomalies to disorders of the aging brain. Highlights of this edition include over 6,800 images of remarkable quality, more color images, and new information using advanced techniques, including perfusion and diffusion MRI and functional MRI.

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Contents

Magnets Coils and Hardware
2
Contrast Development and Manipulation in MRImaging
25
Principles of Image Formation
48
Fundamentals of Flow and Hemodynamics
71
Fast Imaging Principles
94
Artifacts in MR
151
Disorders of Brain Development
194
Central Nervous System Manifestations of
272
VOLUME
iii
The Skull Base 1088
1088
The Sella Turcica and Parasellar Region
1120
Anatomy and Diseases of the Temporal Bone
1193
Eye Orbit and Visual System
1258
Degenerative Disease of the Spine
1448
Neoplastic Disease of the Spine and Spinal Cord
1508
Spinal Trauma
1564

Epilepsy
307
White Matter Diseases and Inherited Metabolic Disorders
343
Adult Brain Tumors
445
Pediatric Brain Tumors
591
Intracranial Hemorrhage
644
Intracranial Vascular Malformations and Aneurysms
695
Cerebral Ischemia and Infarction
772
Techniques and Clinical Applications
826
Head Trauma
894
Inracranial Infections
929
Normal Aging Dementia and Neurodegenerative Disease
1026
Vascular Disorders of the Spine and Spinal Cord
1624
Spinal Infection and Inflammatory Disorders
1647
MR Imaging of Fetal Brain and Spine
1740
Fundamentals
1752
Perfusion Magnetic Resonance Imaging
1768
Clinical fMRI
1786
Psychiatric Disease
1805
Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy and the Biochemical
1836
Contrast Agents and Relaxation Effects
1871
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