Neuroimaging, Part II (Handbook of Clinical Neurology) by Joseph C. Masdeu, R. Gilberto Gonzalez

By Joseph C. Masdeu, R. Gilberto Gonzalez

Neuroimaging, half , a quantity in The guide of medical Neurology sequence, illustrates how neuroimaging is quickly increasing its achieve and purposes in scientific neurology. it's an amazing source for somebody drawn to the examine of the worried procedure, and turns out to be useful to either rookies in quite a few similar fields and to experts who are looking to replace or refresh their wisdom base on neuroimaging.

This moment quantity covers imaging of the grownup backbone and peripheral fearful approach, in addition to pediatric neuroimaging. furthermore, it offers an summary of the differential analysis of the commonest imaging findings, comparable to ring enhancement on MRI, and a evaluate of the indicators for imaging within the such a lot widespread neurological syndromes.

The quantity concludes with a evaluation of neuroimaging in experimental animals and the way it pertains to neuropathology. It brings vast assurance of the subject utilizing many colour photographs to demonstrate key issues. Contributions from major worldwide specialists are collated, offering the broadest view of neuroimaging because it at present stands.

For a couple of neurological issues, imaging is not just severe for prognosis, but additionally for tracking the influence of cures, with the complete box relocating from curing ailments to fighting them. lots of the details contained during this quantity displays the novelty of this strategy, pointing to the recent horizon within the learn of neurological disorders.

  • Provides a correct description of the applied sciences utilized in neuroimaging, akin to computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, positron emission tomography, and a number of other others
  • Discusses the applying of those innovations to the research of mind and spinal twine disease
  • Explores the symptoms for using those options in numerous syndromes

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Fig. 7. A 66-year-old woman with progressive onset of weakness, spasticity, and paresthesias in her lower extremities. At the level of T8, there is a large extra-axial mass within the posterior spinal canal severely compressing the spinal cord, best demonstrated in parts D and E (arrowheads outline the spinal cord compression). This mass is isointense on T1-weighted imaging (A), and isotense on T2-weighted imaging (B and E). There is a hypointensity in the center of the lesion on all sequences representing calcification (A–C, arrows).

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