- Endovascular Management of Ischemic Stroke: A Case-Based Approach (2021; 1st Edition)
A case-based guide to the interventional management of stroke from leading international experts!
Stroke is the most prevalent cerebrovascular emergency, impacting an estimated 15 million people worldwide every year. Endovascular treatment (EVT) of ischemic stroke has expanded at an unforeseen pace, with EVT the most common neurointerventional procedure performed at most large centers. Endovascular Management of Ischemic Stroke: A Case-Based Approach by renowned stroke pioneer Vitor Mendes Pereira and distinguished co-editors features contributions from a "who's who" of global experts. This practical resource provides straightforward guidance for clinicians who need to learn and master state-of-the-art endovascular interventions reflecting the new, evidenced-based treatment paradigm for acute stroke.
This carefully crafted reference takes readers on a journey from the early building blocks that led to modern stroke interventions to meticulous step-by-step descriptions of the latest approaches. Fifty high-yield cases mirror real-life scenarios trainees and professionals are likely to encounter in clinical practice. Seven sections encompass a full spectrum of diverse patient presentations, anatomical variations, advanced techniques, complex pathologies, complications, and stroke mimics.
Discussion of emerging techniques likely to stand the test of time such as SAVE, ARTS, transradial access, and transcarotid access
Stroke mimics important for differential diagnoses, including hemiplegic migraine, MELAS, RCVS, seizure, and more
An appendix that covers fundamental terms, trials, and tools
This cutting-edge resource is essential reading for trainee and early-career interventionalists, as well as seasoned practitioners in interventional radiology, neuroradiology, endovascular neurosurgery, and interventional neurology.
- Imaging in Neurovascular Disease: A Case-Based Approach (2019; 1st Edition)
Unique case-based reference presents high-yield images and expertise focused on vascular neuroradiology
Imaging in Neurovascular Disease: A Case-Based Approach by Waleed Brinjikji and Timo Krings is unique in its approach, detailing diagnostic and interventional neuroradiology cases based on radiologic findings. The book explores the key role vascular imaging can play in treatment decision making, prognostication, and improving the understanding of the pathophysiology of neurovascular diseases.
Spread over 11 chapters, this book covers a full spectrum of neurovascular diseases spanning the age continuum, starting with acute ischemic stroke, concluding with spinal vascular disease. All vascular neuroradiology cases follow a consistent format. After a succinct introduction describing the clinical scenario with relevant case images, the authors present key facts about the disease and the integral role of different neurovascular imaging procedures in disease management. Imaging findings are discussed in depth, with insightful clinical pearls on image-guided procedures and tips on managing potential pitfalls.
About 600 high-quality noninvasive images, such as MR angiography/MR imaging, CT angiography/CT perfusion, with angiography where applicable, elucidate a spectrum of findings
Analysis of the imaging appearance of a diverse array of common to rare neurovascular diseases provides diagnostic and treatment insights
Each case concludes with the most important points clinicians need to know, high-yield facts about a specific cerebrovascular disease, and suggested readings for further exploration
This unique case-based book is essential reading for radiology, neurology and neurosurgery residents. It will greatly benefit neurovascular disease specialists including radiologists, neurosurgeons and neurologists as well as interested in furthering their knowledge on the use of neuroimaging to guide neurointerventional and neurosurgical procedures to treat cerebrovascular disease.
- RadCases Plus Q&A: Neuro Imaging (2018; 2nd Edition)
Essential neuroradiology cases and board-type Q&A review to help you pass your exam!
Neuro Imaging Second Edition from Roy Riascos, Eliana Bonfante, and Susana Calle features 100 new cases along with two board-type multiple choice questions for each. This latest edition features state-of-the-art imaging technologies including perfusion techniques, spectroscopy, nuclear medicine, and 3D reconstructions. Updated and new classification systems have been integrated into brain tumor, traumatic spine injury, and intracranial aneurysm cases. For maximum ease of self-assessment, each case begins with the clinical presentation on the right-hand page; study that and then turn the page for imaging findings, differential diagnoses with the definitive diagnosis, essential facts, pearls and pitfalls, and more.
New to this edition, a question-and-answer section for each case reinforces key concepts
Easy-to-read bulleted formatting and concise, point-by-point presentation of the Essential Facts enables learning and retention of high-yield facts and skill-building in neuroradiologic diagnosis
Online access to additional cases enables residents to arrange study sessions, quickly extract and master information, and prepare for specialized neuroradiology conferences
Thieme's RadCases means cases selected to simulate what you will see on your exams, rounds, and rotations. RadCases helps you to identify the correct differential diagnosis for each case, including the most critical.
The series comprehensively covers the following specialties:
Breast Imaging · Cardiac Imaging · Emergency Imaging · Gastrointestinal Imaging · Genitourinary Imaging · Head and Neck Imaging · Interventional Radiology · Musculoskeletal Radiology · Neuro Imaging · Nuclear Medicine · Pediatric Imaging · Thoracic Imaging · Ultrasound Imaging
- Skull Base Cancer Imaging (2017; 1st Edition)
Skull base anatomy is extremely complex, with vital neurovascular structures passing through multiple channels and foramina. Brain tumors such as pituitary tumors, acoustic neuromas, and meningiomas are challenging to treat due to their close proximity to cranial nerves and blood vessels in the brain, neck, and spinal cord. Medical imaging is an essential tool for identifying lesions and critical adjacent structures. Detecting and precisely mapping out the extent of disease is imperative for appropriate and optimal treatment planning and ultimately patient outcome.
Eugene Yu and Reza Forghani have produced an exceptional, imaging-focused guide on various neoplastic diseases affecting the skull base, with contributions from a Who's Who of prominent radiologists, head and neck surgeons, neurosurgeons, and radiation oncologists. The content is presented in a clear and concise fashion with chapters organized anatomically. From the Anterior Cranial Fossa, Nasal Cavity, and Paranasal Sinuses - to the Petroclival and Lateral Skull Base, an overview and detailed analysis is provided for each region.
Fundamentals of skull base imaging, including recent developments in diagnostic modalities
More than 400 radiographs, color anatomical drawings, and color intraoperative photos elucidate the imaging appearances of a wide spectrum of disease affecting the skull base, as well as important anatomic variants and pathways of disease spread
Clinically oriented imaging approach focuses on diagnostic and prognostic features important in the evaluation of skull base abnormalities
Atlas of skull base CT and MRI anatomy provides an easy to access, quick reference for identifying important anatomic landmarks
Insights on the pathways of tumor growth and the role of clinical imaging in the management of skull base cancers
Critical and contrasting viewpoints from multidisciplinary experts provide a well-rounded perspective
This invaluable resource chronicles current knowledge in state-of-the-art skull base tumor imaging with clinical pearls on pathophysiology, prognosis, and treatment options. It is a must-have for radiology, neurosurgery, and otolaryngology residents and clinicians who care for patients with head and neck neoplasms.
- MR Neuroimaging: Brain, Spine, Peripheral Nerves (2017; 1st Edition)
The imaging quality achievable in MR imaging today was inconceivable just a few years ago. No other subdiscipline has evolved so swiftly while placing ever-greater emphasis on fast and accurate results. This book is intended as an indispensable tool at the workplace, as reference for image interpretation, and even for fast orientation during the examination. Adjunct information is provided that fosters the dialogue with referring physicians: for most diseases and conditions there are summaries of epidemiology, clinical findings, pathogenesis and pathophysiology, as well as basic therapy concepts.
A fast-reference guide, even in tricky cases-differential diagnosis made easy, with high clinical relevance
Tips for organizing examinations
Reference images for comparison with actual images
A reference book for looking up equivocal findings
More than 1,300 vivid, high-resolution images from the latest generation of scanners
Coverage of peripheral nervous system diseases and MR neurography
Answers to questions such as:
- What technique is best for answering a specific question?
- What does normal anatomy look like, and what landmarks should be sought?
- Which differential diagnoses should I consider?
- What are the optimal equipment settings at my workplace?
- What therapeutic options does interventional radiology provide?
For all radiologists in hospital or office settings, also for neurologists and neurosurgeons.
- Differential Diagnosis in Neuroimaging: Spine (2016; 1st Edition)
Authored by renowned neuroradiologist Steven P. Meyers, Differential Diagnosis in Neuroimaging: Spine is a stellar guide for identifying and diagnosing cervical, thoracic, lumbar, and sacral spine anomalies based on location and neuroimaging results. The succinct text reflects more than 25 years of hands-on experience gleaned from advanced training and educating residents and fellows in radiology, neurosurgery, and orthopaedic surgery. The high-quality MRI, CT, and X-ray images have been collected over Dr. Meyers's lengthy career, presenting an unsurpassed visual learning tool.
The distinctive 'three-column table plus images' format is easy to incorporate into clinical practice, setting this book apart from larger, disease-oriented radiologic tomes. This layout enables readers to quickly recognize and compare abnormalities based on high-resolution images.
Tabular columns organized by anatomical abnormality include imaging findings and a summary of key clinical data that correlates to the images
Congenital/developmental abnormalities, spinal deformities, and acquired pathologies in both children and adults
Lesions organized by region including dural, intradural extramedullary, extra-dural, and sacrum
More than 600 figures illustrate the radiological appearance of spinal tumors, lesions, deformities, and injuries
Spinal cord imaging for the diagnosis of intradural intramedullary lesions and spinal trauma
This visually rich resource is a must-have diagnostic tool for trainee and practicing radiologists, neurosurgeons, neurologists, physiatrists, and orthopaedic surgeons who specialize in treating spine-related conditions. The highly practical format makes it ideal for daily rounds, as well as a robust study guide for physicians preparing for board exams.
- Pediatric Neuroradiology: Clinical Practice Essentials (2016; 1st Edition)
Written in the concise and engaging style of leading neuroradiologist Dr. Asim Choudhri, Pediatric Neuroradiology is a highly practical reference focusing on the most common, serious, and challenging conditions seen in the specialty. This book offers concise guidelines on very complex topics related to the areas of pediatric neuroradiology in which it is crucial that radiologists make correct diagnoses.
Focuses on the practical, clinical needs of neuroradiologists, radiologists, neuroradiologists, and neurologists caring for children
Sections dedicated to the brain, head and neck, and spine
More than 780 high-quality radiographs, MRIs, and CT scans clarify the information presented in the book
Three appendices containing information on protocolling and interpreting/reporting studies aid correct interpretation of the studies
A quick reference guide enables clinicians to determine the optimal approach to imaging evaluation of neurological symptoms and conditions in children
Pediatric Neuroradiology is a key reference that residents and practitioners in the specialty will frequently consult to guide them in the diagnosis and treatment planning of children suffering from neurologic disorders.
- Differential Diagnosis in Neuroimaging: Head and Neck (2016; 1st Edition)
Authored by renowned neuroradiologist Steven P. Meyers, Differential Diagnosis in Neuroimaging: Head and Neck is a stellar guide for identifying and diagnosing head and neck disease based on location and neuroimaging results. The succinct text reflects more than 25 years of hands-on experience gleaned from advanced training and educating residents and fellows in radiology, neurosurgery, and otolaryngology. The high-quality MRI and CT scans have been collected over Dr. Meyers's lengthy career, presenting an unsurpassed visual learning tool.
The distinctive 'three-column table plus images' format is easy to incorporate into clinical practice, setting this book apart from larger, disease-oriented radiologic tomes. This layout enables readers to quickly recognize and compare abnormalities based on more than 1,500 high-resolution images. Chapters cover skull imaging, temporal bone imaging, orbital imaging, paranasal imaging, suprahyoid neck imaging, and infrahyoid neck imaging, for a full spectrum of head and neck pathologies.
Tabular columns organized by anatomical abnormality include neck, facial, and skull based imaging findings and a summary of key clinical data that correlate to the images
Congenital/developmental and acquired abnormalities including solitary or multiple orbital lesions; and solitary, multifocal, or diffuse sinonasal disease
Abnormalities of the skull, craniovertebral junction, tempormandibular joint, infrahyoid neck, anterior and posterior cervical space, perivertebral space, and brachial plexus
This visually rich resource is a must-have diagnostic tool for residents, fellows, and practitioners in radiology, otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, and neurosurgery. The highly practical format makes it ideal for daily rounds, as well as a robust study guide for physicians preparing for board exams.
- Differential Diagnosis in Neuroimaging: Brain and Meninges (2016; 1st Edition)
Authored by renowned neuroradiologist Steven P. Meyers, Differential Diagnosis in Neuroimaging: Brain and Meninges is a stellar guide for identifying and diagnosing brain pathologies based on location and neuroimaging results. The succinct text reflects more than 25 years of hands-on experience gleaned from advanced training and educating residents and fellows in radiology, neurosurgery, and neurology. The high-quality MRI, CT, PET, PET/CT, conventional angiography, and X-ray images have been collected over Dr. Meyers's lengthy career, presenting an unsurpassed visual learning tool.
The distinctive 'three-column table plus images' format is easy to incorporate into clinical practice, setting this book apart from larger, disease-oriented radiologic tomes. The layout enables readers to quickly recognize and compare abnormalities based on high-resolution images.
Tabular columns organized by anatomical abnormality include brain imaging findings and a summary of key clinical data that correlates to the images
Comprehensive imaging of the brain, ventricles, meninges, and neurovascular system in both children and adults, including congenital/developmental anomalies and acquired disease
More than 1,900 figures illustrate the radiological appearance of intracranial lesions, masses, neurodegenerative disorders, ischemia and infarction, and more
This visually rich resource is a must-have diagnostic tool for radiologists, neurosurgeons, and neurologists, and residents and fellows. The highly practical format makes it ideal for daily rounds, as well as a robust study guide for physicians preparing for board exams.
- Imaging of Cerebrovascular Disease (2016; 1st Edition)
Imaging plays an integral role in the diagnosis and intervention of debilitating, often fatal vascular diseases of the brain, such as ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke, aneurysms, and arteriovenous malformations (AVMs). Written by a world renowned neuroradiologist and pioneer in the early adoption of magnetic resonance (MR) technology, Imaging of Cerebrovascular Disease is a concise yet remarkably thorough textbook that advances the reader's expertise on this subject.
The text draws on the authors vast personal experience, case studies, and traditional educational sources, offering didactic dialogue with accompanying images. A practical clinical resource organized into six chapters, this book offers unparalleled breadth in delineating the diagnostic and treatment usages of modern imaging techniques. Chapter one sets a foundation with extensive coverage of modalities and their applications, including MR, computed tomography (CT) and digital subtraction angiography (DSA). Subsequent chapters cover utilization of imaging techniques specific to underlying pathologies.
In-depth discussion of medical and neuroradiologic/neurosurgical interventions, focusing on the use of imaging prior to, during, and following treatment
Comprehensive text enhanced with more than 700 high-quality images
Detailed evaluation of normal brain anatomy, as well as gyral anatomy in brain ischemia, an important subtopic
Advantages, disadvantages, mortality, and morbidity of surgery (clipping) versus endovascular techniques (coiling and flow diversion) for aneurysms
Presented in a style that facilitates cover-to-cover reading, this is an essential tool for residents and fellows, and provides a robust study guide prior to sitting for relevant certification exams. It is also a quick, invaluable reference for radiologists, neurosurgeons, and neurologists in the midst of a busy clinical day.
- Diffusion Weighted and Diffusion Tensor Imaging: A Clinical Guide (2016; 1st Edition)
Diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) is an integral part of routine neuroimaging, used nearly universally in brain MRIs, and more recently for the spine, spinal cord, and head and neck. DWI provides clinically relevant information on conditions including stroke, infection, and neoplasms. Diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) is a powerful, newer technique with the potential for multiple protocols, including the diagnosis of mild traumatic brain injury and psychiatric disorders.
Written by leading authorities in neuroradiology and radiology, Diffusion Weighted and Diffusion Tensor Imaging: A Clinical Guide provides key points and summaries on the concepts and applications required for proper implementation and interpretation of DWI and DTI.
More than 600 high-quality illustrations
Protocols and applications from early childhood to older adulthood
Methods to differentiate normal versus pathological states
Brain edema pathophysiology and use of DWI to distinguish between cytotoxic and vasogenic edema
Utilization of DWI and DTI to diagnose trauma, white matter disease, tumors, cerebrovascular disease, and head, neck, and spine disorders
This concise handbook is an invaluable resource for neuroradiologists and radiologists, as well as fellows and residents in these disciplines. With the expanding use of these procedures, neuroscientists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, and psychiatrists will also find it indispensable.
- Imaging of Neurodegenerative Disorders (2015; 1st Edition)
Imaging of Neurodegenerative Disorders is a comprehensive, up-to-date reference covering the latest techniques used in neuroimaging as well as the basic structural imaging that facilitates diagnosis of various neurodegenerative disorders. All advanced imaging modalities, including MR spectroscopy, DTI, MRI, and PET scans, are discussed in detail, enabling readers to gain a solid understanding of how to use them to diagnose neurodegenerative diseases.
Each chapter covers the clinical features, pathology, and imaging of a specific disease/disorder
Sections on cerebellar degeneration and dysfunction, motor neuron disorders, post-traumatic cognitive disorders, dementia with extrapyramidal syndromes, and deep brain stimulation
A final section discusses the distinctions between preventable, potentially reversible, and irreversible dementia
Imaging of Neurodegenerative Disorders provides radiologists and all who care for patients suffering from neurodegenerative diseases with an invaluable reference that will be part of their medical library for many years to come.
- Brain Tumor Imaging (2015; 1st Edition)
Brain Tumor Imaging is a practical, comprehensive reference that covers all the methods of imaging used in the diagnosis and assessment of brain tumors. It includes key information on the use of advanced imaging technologies in the clinical setting for the successful treatment of patients with brain tumors.
Includes more than 500 high-quality images (color as well as black and white) that help illustrate the latest imaging modalities used in neuro-oncology
Covers advanced, functional imaging techniques, giving readers the latest information on clinically advanced imaging tools for brain tumor assessment
Provides details on how to accurately evaluate treatment effects and differentiate from tumor progression
This book is an essential guide to advanced imaging modalities for all radiologists, neuroradiologists, neuro-oncologists, and neurosurgeons involved in the treatment and evaluation of patients with brain tumors.
- Top 3 Differentials in Neuroradiology (2015; 1st Edition)
Top 3 Differentials in Neuroradiology is an up-to-date, comprehensive review of critical topics in neuroimaging. The books unique format ranks the differentials, divides them into the Top 3, and presents additional diagnostic considerations for each case presentation. The discussion sections of each case cover the imaging and clinical manifestations for all disease processes, making this text a high-yield review for board exam preparation and a quick reference for daily clinical practice.
Presents more than 600 high-quality images with the case-based reviews
Covers all neuroradiology subspecialties, including imaging of the brain, head neck, and spine
Provides a prioritized list of differentials based upon key findings for each case
This book is an excellent board review for all radiology residents and fellows in neuroradiology, as well as staff radiologists preparing for their certification exams. Radiologists, clinicians, and surgeons involved in reviewing or interpreting neuroradiology studies will also find it to be an invaluable, quick reference that they will refer to repeatedly in their daily practice.
- Imaging of Traumatic Brain Injury (2015; 1st Edition)
Imaging of Traumatic Brain Injury is a radiological reference that covers all aspects of neurotrauma imaging and provides a clinical overview of traumatic brain injury (TBI). It describes the imaging features of acute head trauma, the pathophysiology of TBI, and the application of advanced imaging technology to brain-injured patients.
Covers acute as well as chronic traumatic brain injury
Written in an easily accessible format, with pearls and summary boxes at the end of each chapter
Includes state-of-the-art imaging techniques, including the multiplanar format, the utility of multiplanar reformats, perfusion imaging, susceptibility weighted imaging, and advanced MRI techniques
Contains over 250 high-quality images
This book will serve as a practical reference for practicing radiologists as well as radiology residents and fellows, neurosurgeons, trauma surgeons, and emergency physicians.
- Case-Based Brain Imaging (2013; 2nd Edition)
Case-Based Brain Imaging, Second Edition an update of the highly regarded Teaching Atlas of Brain Imaging, has full coverage of the latest technological advancements in brain imaging. It contains more than 150 cases that provide detailed discussion of the pathology, treatment, and prognosis of common and rare brain diseases, congenital/developmental malformations, cranial nerves, and more. This comprehensive case-based review of brain imaging will help radiologists, neurologists, and neurosurgeons in their training and daily practice.
More than 1,000 updated high-resolution images created on state-of-the-art equipment
Advanced CT and MR imaging introduces readers to current imaging modalities
Pathological descriptions of radiologic diagnoses help clarify the pathophysiology of the disease
Pearls and pitfalls of imaging interpretation for quick reference
Authors are world-renowned brain imaging experts
Radiology residents, neuroradiology fellows preparing for board exams, and beginning practitioners will find this book an invaluable tool in learning how to correctly diagnose common and rare pathologies of the brain.
- Interventional Stroke Therapy (2012; 1st Edition)
Invaluable for all members of the stroke team, this expertly written book compiles the full range of diagnostic and interventional therapeutic techniques for acute stroke now in use in modern clinical settings throughout the world. From advanced neuroimaging studies to state-of-the art endovascular therapies, it covers the materials, instruments, devices, procedures, and strategies that lead to optimal results, and most benefit the patient, during this time-critical event.
An interdisciplinary approach
Provides detailed how-to descriptions of all endovascular stroke treatment techniques, periprocedural monitoring, and instrumentation, with a focus on implementing these methods in everyday practice
Logically organized in didactically structured chapters on diagnosis and treatment, with sections on acute ischemic stroke, acute venous occlusions, and supra-aortic extra- and intracranial stenoses, including their etiology, pathogenesis, symptoms, imaging studies, and recommended therapies for each condition
Written by a team of renowned international specialists, who provide advice, recommendations, and practical guidelines in every chapter
Discusses and critically rates the stents, retrievers, filters, and balloon systems in use today
Includes nearly 300 key images taken with the latest generation of imaging equipment
Shares helpful clinical insights in sidebar notes, cautions, tips and advice, possible complications, sources of error, and useful chapter summaries/conclusions
For all neuroradiologists, radiologists, neurosurgeons, and neurologists who need concise, clinically relevant information on front-line interventional techniques for stroke treatment and prevention, this book is essential. It reviews all current methods, rates their efficacies, and makes progress toward a uniformity of protocols that can be applied in all practices managing stroke patients.
- Case-Based Interventional Neuroradiology (2011; 1st Edition)
A practical case-based approach to state-of-the-art neurointerventional techniques
Featuring comprehensive coverage of the latest developments and technology in the field, Case-Based Interventional Neuroradiology provides a thorough review of commonly encountered neurovascular diseases, as well as detailed background information on the rationale for each treatment choice. Cases center on real life scenarios with high-quality images, and offer readers a concise, practical, and up-to-date approach to the diseases neurointerventionalists face. A separate section in each case contains alternate treatment options -- including medical, surgical, or radiosurgical treatment options -- in order to broaden the reader's understanding of the benefits and disadvantages of treatments provided by related disciplines. Clinicians can rapidly refresh their knowledge on the success and complications rates of the different treatment options using the up-to-date literature review featuring the latest references.
72 clinical cases enhanced by over 750 high-quality radiographs cover the full range of vascular and nonvascular neurointerventional diseases
Interpretations of clinical and imaging findings help readers to fully understand the reasons for the treatment choice and the specific goals to be achieved
Presents tips on how to avoid complications, as well as how to recognize and manage complications
Examples of both successful and unsuccessful cases offer a well-rounded perspective
Readers are brought up to speed quickly with practical information on imaging findings, the physical exam, epidemiology, differential diagnoses, treatment modalities, the risks of alternate treatments, and current studies
This cutting-edge compendium is an essential resource for both the beginning interventionalist and the seasoned practitioner in radiology, interventional radiology, neuroradiology, and vascular neurosurgery. Residents will find the succinct presentation of cases an invaluable learning tool.
- RadCases: Neuro Imaging (2010; 1st Edition)
RadCases contains cases selected to simulate everything that you'll see on your rounds, rotations, and exams. RadCases also helps you identify the correct differential diagnosis for each case - including the most critical.
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Cardiac Imaging, Interventional Radiology, Musculoskeletal Radiology, Neuro Imaging, Thoracic Imaging, Pediatric Imaging, Gastrointestinal Imaging, Breast Imaging, Nuclear Medicine, Ultrasound Imaging, Head and Neck Imaging, Genitourinary Imaging
Each RadCases title features 100 carefully selected, must-know cases documented with clear, high-quality radiographs. The organization provides maximum ease of use for self-assessment.
Each case begins with the clinical presentation on the right-hand page; simply turn the page for imaging findings, differential diagnoses, the definitive diagnosis, essential facts, and more.
Each RadCases title includes a scratch-off code that allows 12 months of access to a searchable online database of all 100 cases from the book plus an additional 150 cases in that book's specialty - 250 cases in total!
Learn your cases, diagnose with confidence and pass your exams. RadCases.
Neuro Imaging will enable you to diagnose the full range of neurological and spinal conditions.
Features of Neuro Imaging:
Numerous high-resolution radiographs provide views of the brain and spine
A variety of common and uncommon presentations cover everything from Huntington's Disease to transverse myelitis
Examples of critical cases that must be diagnosed immediately -- to avert potential disaster in daily practice and on exams -- such as bacterial meningitis
- Cranial Nerves: Anatomy, Pathology, Imaging (2010; 1st Edition)
This beautifully illustrated book combines a detailed exposition of the anatomy and function of the cranial nerves with practical coverage of clinical concepts for the assessment and differential diagnosis of cranial nerve dysfunction. An introductory chapter provides a brief overview of cranial nerve anatomy and function, skull base anatomy, classification of pathologies, and imaging approaches. Each of the twelve chapters that follow is devoted to in-depth coverage of a different cranial nerve. These chapters open with detailed discussion of the various functions of each nerve and normal anatomy. The authors then describe common lesions and present a series of cases that are complemented by CT images and MRIs to illustrate disease entities that result in cranial nerve dysfunction.
Concise descriptions in a bulleted outline format enable rapid reading and review
Tables synthesize key information related to anatomy, function, pathology, and imaging
More than 300 high-quality illustrations and state-of-the-art CT and MR images demonstrate important anatomic concepts and pathologic findings
Pearls emphasize clinical information and key imaging findings for diagnosis and treatment
Appendices include detailed information on brainstem anatomy, pupil and eye movement control, parasympathetic ganglia, and cranial nerve reflexes
This book is an indispensable reference for practicing physicians and trainees in neurosurgery, neurology, neuroradiology, radiology, and otolaryngology-head and neck surgery. It will also serve as a valuable resource for students seeking to gain a solid understanding of the anatomy, function, and pathology of the cranial nerves.
- Imaging of the Temporal Bone (2008; 4th Edition)
Authoritative and lavishly illustrated, this best-selling reference returns in a fourth edition with comprehensive coverage of the current imaging strategies for the evaluation of disease processes affecting the temporal bone and its intricate anatomy. New in this edition is a highly practical how-to chapter that presents imaging modalities and technical parameters for CT and MRI as well as an overview of the role of plain film radiography, ultrasound, PET, and PET/CT. The chapter then addresses major clinical indications, providing step-by-step descriptions of how to protocol each case, how to interpret the studies, and how to report findings. The remaining chapters thoroughly cover specific anatomic areas of the temporal bone separately. Each chapter places special emphasis on gaining a solid foundation of the normal anatomy and anatomic variations. It then discusses imaging protocols and image evaluation for specific clinical problems.
Practical discussion of standard techniques, protocols, and special considerations for imaging using CT and MRI
In-depth coverage of both common and rare conditions
Clinical insights from international authorities in the field
More than 1,500 high-quality illustrations and images, including CT, MRI, and vascular images using CTA, MRA, and conventional catheter angiography
This book is an essential reference for a multidisciplinary approach to assessing diseases affecting the temporal bone. It is an ideal resource for all radiologists, neuroradiologists, head and neck radiologists, and residents in these specialties. It is also valuable for otolaryngologists, otologists, and head and neck surgeons.
- Temporal Bone Imaging (2008; 1st Edition)
Temporal Bone Imaging is a case-based review of the current techniques for imaging the various temporal bone pathologies frequently encountered in the clinical setting. Detailed discussion of anatomy provides essential background on the complex structure of the temporal bone, as well as the external auditory canal, middle ear and mastoid air cells, facial nerve, and inner ear. Chapters are divided into separate sections based on the anatomic location of the problem, with each chapter addressing a different disease entity.
Each chapter features succinct descriptions of epidemiology, clinical features, pathology, treatment, and imaging findings for CT and MRI
Bulleted lists of pearls highlight important imaging considerations
More than 200 high-quality images demonstrate anatomy, pathologic concepts, as well as postoperative outcomes
This book will serve as a valuable reference and refresher for radiologists, neuroradiologists, otologists, and head and neck surgeons. Its concise, case-based presentation will help residents and fellows in radiology and otolaryngology-head and neck surgery prepare for board examinations.
- Direct Diagnosis in Radiology: Brain Imaging (2007; 1st Edition)
Dx-Direct is a series of eleven Thieme books covering the main subspecialties in radiology. It includes all the cases you are most likely to see in your typical working day as a radiologist. For each condition or disease you will find the information you need -- with just the right level of detail.
Dx-Direct gets to the point: - Definitions, Epidemiology, Etiology, and Imaging Signs - Typical Presentation, Treatment Options, Course and Prognosis - Differential Diagnosis, Tips and Pitfalls, and Key References
...all combined with high-quality diagnostic images.
Whether you are a resident or a trainee, preparing for board examinations or just looking for a superbly organized reference: Dx-Direct is the high-yield choice for you!
The series covers the full spectrum of radiology subspecialties including: Brain, Gastrointestinal, Cardiac, Breast, Urogenital, Spinal, Head and Neck, Musculoskeletal, Pediatric, Thoracic, Vascular.
- Imaging of the Head and Neck (2004; 2nd edition)
A landmark text-now fully updated and expanded Praise for the previous edition: "Excellent reference text of head and neck imaging . . . Important for the student . . . Essential for the [specialist] trying to keep abreast of rapid advances in head and neck imaging."-Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery "Superbly illustrated . . . Should be a bible for each head and neck surgeon, as well as every radiologist."-ORL For more than a decade, the work of Galdino Valvassori, Mahmood Mafee, and a host of expert contributors has offered detailed and comprehensive guidance to radiologists and surgeons around the world. Now fully revised and updated, and with the addition of Minerva Becker to the editorial panel, the new edition of Imaging of the Head and Neck is unparalleled in its usefulness in the teaching and practice of this challenging specialty. Taking into account the many scientific advances in the field, this edition fully reflects the way radiologists work today- from the expanding range of imaging modalities and display techniques to the increased interaction with specialists in other fields. Retaining the accessibility and clarity of the previous edition, the atlas is now organized systematically according to anatomic regions: Temporal Bone; Eye and Orbit, Base of the Skull; Nasal Cavity and Paranasal Sinuses; Masticatory System; Suprahyoid Neck; Infrahyoid Neck. Each section offers coverage of embryology and anatomy, classifications of congenital and developmental disorders, as well as detailed descriptions of inflammatory processes, benign and malignant neoplastic diseases, trauma, and postoperative changes.
- Cranial Neuroimaging and Clinical Neuroanatomy: Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Computed Tomography (2003; 3rd Edition)
Written by experts in the field, this beautifully illustrated text/atlas provides the tools you need to directly visualize and interpret cranial CT and MR images. It reviews with exacting detail the normal anatomic brain structures identified on sagittal, coronal, and axial imaging planes. Use this book to make accurate and complete neurological assessments at the earliest possible stages - before reaching the sectioning or operating table.
This revised and expanded third edition contains nearly 600 illustrations - most in color - that provide graphic representations of brain structures, arteries, arterial territories, veins, nerves and neurofunctional systems. The illustrations depict anatomic structures in shades of gray similar to the way they are seen in CT and MR images.
Highlights of the third edition:
Content and illustrations expanded by more than 20%
High resolution T1 and T2 weighted MR images
•Improved anatomic terminology for more accurate descriptions of findings
Clinically relevant, easily readable, and clearly organized, this well-illustrated book is an essential introduction to the field for medical students and residents in neurology, neurosurgery, neuroradiology, and radiology. Practicing specialists will also benefit from this practical day-to-day tool.
- MR Imaging of the Lumbar Spine: A Teaching Atlas (2002; 1st Edition)
Two-thirds of degenerative diseases of the vertebral column involve the lumbar spine. Magnetic resonance imaging plays a pivotal role in diagnosis and treatment. With more than 450 illustrations and 78 case studies illustrating various constellations of findings, this book provides a wealth of illustrations that guide the reader through the MR imaging of lumbar disk herniations and spinal stenosis:
Impressive series of MR images illustrate both common and unusual findings, helping to enhance conceptual understanding and sharpen diagnostic perception.
Clinical findings and progression are covered in addition to MRI findings, helping the reader to appreciate the correlations between clinical and imaging findings.
The role of diagnostic imaging is addressed for specific disorders, helping to foster the more discriminating use of imaging procedures in the lumbar spine.
The book concludes with a chapter on the current technique of performing CT-guided injections at the lumbar level.
- Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiology (2002; 1st Edition)
Neuroradiology is evolving at a pace far quicker than any other specialty. It's important for specialists to have detailed knowledge of the newest advances, including state-of-the-art imaging techniques. In this abundantly illustrated text, you'll find the latest information on diseases, imaging principles, differential diagnosis, treatment strategies, and much more!
This book is designed to help you easily apply theoretical concepts to your daily practice. It offers a clear and concise review of the most important neuroradiologic approaches to a variety of disorders. Key points are highlighted throughout the text, providing rapid access to the information you need. Residents and experienced practitioners alike will benefit from the wealth of information this book provides.
Up-to-the-minute analysis on the newest imaging techniques
Detailed review of the use of MRI to measure brain maturation
Extensively illustrated to enhance understanding of difficult concepts
Most important information is boxed and shaded for emphasis--ideal for board preparation
An indispensable aid in clinical settings, NEURORADIOLOGY is an excellent guide to image interpretation as well as a valuable reference for residents preparing for the boards.