Diseases of the Brain, Head & Neck, Spine: Diagnostic Imaging and Interventional Techniques

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Gustav K. Schulthess, Christoph L. Zollikofer
Springer Science & Business Media, Jul 19, 2008 - Medical - 287 pages

Written by internationally renowned experts, this volume is a collection of chapters dealing with imaging diagnosis and interventional therapies in neuroradiology and diseases of the spine. The different topics are disease-oriented and encompass all the relevant imaging modalities including X-ray technology, nuclear medicine, ultrasound and magnetic resonance, as well as image-guided interventional techniques. It represents a unique experience for residents in radiology as well as for experienced radiologists wishing to be updated on the current state of the art.

 

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Contents

Brain Tumors
3
Endovascular Therapy
12
Evaluation of the Cerebral Vessels
21
Brain Ischemia
27
Hemorrhagic Vascular Pathology I
33
Hemorrhagic Vascular Pathology II
36
Demyelinating Diseases I
38
Demyelinating Diseases II
45
Imaging of the Larynx and Hypopharynx
159
Imaging of the Larynx
167
Normal Anatomy and Pathologic Processes
172
CT and MRI of the Nose Paranasal Sinuses and Adjacent Spaces
176
Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease
186
Acute Spinal Trauma
191
Spinal Cord Inflammatory and Demyelinating Diseases
195
Spine Inflammatory and Infectious Diseases
200

Imaging the Effects of Systemic Metabolic Diseases on the Brain
49
Degenerative Brain Disease
58
Current Concepts
65
Nontraumatic Neuroemergencies I
74
Nontraumatic Neuroemergencies II
77
Imaging Approaches to the Epileptic Patient
83
Cerebral Infections
92
A Differential Diagnostic Approach
103
MRIMRS of Brain Tumors
112
Imaging of Central Nervous System Disease in Pediatrics
114
Diseases of the Sella and Parasellar Region
123
Orbit and Visual Pathways
130
Temporal Bone and Auditory Pathways
134
Imaging of Temporal Bone Pathology
141
Imaging Diseases of the Pharynx and Oral Cavity
149
NUCLEAR MEDICINE SATELLITE COURSE DIAMOND
211
Positron Emission Tomography in the Evaluation of Brain Tumors
212
Imaging of Dementia
215
Clinical SPECT and PET for Management of Patients with Epilepsy
219
Magnetic Resonance Essentials for Correlative Imaging of the Brain with PET and SPECT
226
PET and SPECT
234
SPECTCT of the Spine
240
Role of Imaging in Thyroid Disease
243
PETCT Staging and Restaging of ENT Tumors Pitfalls
251
PEDIATRIC SATELLITE COURSE KANGAROO
256
Pediatric Neuroradiology
257
Ultrasonographic Evaluation of the Spinal Sac and Its Content in Neonates and Infants
265
Transfontanellar Gray Scale and Doppler Ultrasonography in Newborns
272
Diagnostic Imaging of Primary Pediatric Brain Tumors
277
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