Neuroimaging: Clinical and Physical Principles / Edition 1

Neuroimaging: Clinical and Physical Principles / Edition 1

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Neuroimaging: Clinical and Physical Principles / Edition 1

The book is rounded out with complete coverage of the Physical Princip les that underlie modern Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Im aging. The ten chapters in this section provide everything the radiolo gist must know such as; the physical basics of MR and CT; MR and CT co ntrast agents and their applications; hardware and safety issues; imag e acquisition and artifacts; and more! Each Chapter is organized to p rovide fast answers to everyday clinical problems. Numerous tables and lists summarize imaging protocols and differential diagnoses for rapi d reference, while the text of each chapter provides a thorough review of the state of the art neuroimaging procedures. Chapters reveal pote ntial imaging findings for numerous conditions and directs the reader towards the imaging technique that will reveal the most informative re sults under each circumstance.

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ISBN-13: 9780387949635
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date: 09/29/1999
Edition description: 2000
Pages: 1101
Product dimensions: 8.93(w) x 11.26(h) x 2.75(d)

Table of Contents

I Physical Principles: Computed Tomography.- 1 X-Ray Computed Tomography.- 2 CT: Clinical Applications and Contrast Agents.- II Physical Principles: Magnetic Resonance Imaging.- 3 Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Principles.- 4A Basic Pulse Sequences.- 4B Data Acquisition and Image Formation.- 5 MRI Hardware, Signal-to-Noise Ratio, and Safety.- 6 Magnetic Resonance Angiography and Flow Imaging.- 7 Faster MRI.- 8 Magnetic Resonance Artifacts.- 9 MRI Contrast Agents.- 10 Hemorrhage.- III Clinical Principles: Normal Anatomy and Variants.- 11 Normal Variations of the Skull and Its Contents.- IV Brain and Skull.- 12 Skull Development and Abnormalities.- 13 Congenital Brain Anomalies.- 14 Perinatal Brain Injury.- 15 The Cerebrospinal Fluid Spaces.- 16 Normal Myelination, Demyelination, and Dysmyelinating Diseases in Pediatrics.- 17 The Phakomatoses.- 18 Head and Brain Trauma.- 19 Adult White Matter Disease.- 20 Stroke.- 21 Aneurysms.- 22 Vascular Malformations.- 23 Interventional Neuroradiology.- 24 Infectious and Inflammatory Diseases of the Brain and Spinal Cord.- 25 The Aging Brain and Neurodegenerative Disorders.- 26 Brain Tumors.- V Orbits, Paranasal Sinuses, and Skull Base.- 27 The Sella and Juxtasellar Region.- 28 The Orbit.- 29 The Temporal Bone.- 30 Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Temporomandibular Joint.- 31 Sinonasal Imaging.- VI Spine.- 32 Congenital Spine Anomalies.- 33 Myelography.- 34 Degenerative Diseases of the Spine.- 35 Interventional Techniques and Diagnostic Procedures of the Spine.- 36 Inflammatory Disease of the Spine.- 37 Spinal Trauma.- 38 Spinal Tumors.- Appendixes.- A Pediatric Sedation.- B Neuroimaging and Nuclear Medicine.- C Acronyms.

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