By Steven Meyers
Authored through well known neuroradiologist Steven P. Meyers, Differential analysis in Neuroimaging: backbone is a stellar consultant for deciding on and diagnosing cervical, thoracic, lumbar, and sacral backbone anomalies in keeping with place and neuroimaging effects. The succinct textual content displays greater than 25 years of hands-on event gleaned from complex education and teaching citizens and fellows in radiology, neurosurgery, and orthopaedic surgical procedure. The top of the range MRI, CT, and X-ray photos were accrued over Dr. Meyers's long profession, proposing an unsurpassed visible studying device.
The certain 'three-column desk plus photographs' structure is straightforward to include into medical perform, atmosphere this e-book except greater, disease-oriented radiologic tomes. This format permits readers to fast realize and examine abnormalities according to high-resolution images.
- Tabular columns prepared by way of anatomical abnormality contain imaging findings and a precis of key scientific facts that correlates to the images
- Congenital/developmental abnormalities, spinal deformities, and bought pathologies in either kids and adults
- Lesions geared up by way of area together with dural, intradural extramedullary, extra-dural, and sacrum
- More than six hundred figures illustrate the radiological visual appeal of spinal tumors, lesions, deformities, and injuries
- Spinal twine imaging for the analysis of intradural intramedullary lesions and spinal trauma
This visually wealthy source is a must have diagnostic device for trainee and practising radiologists, neurosurgeons, neurologists, physiatrists, and orthopaedic surgeons who specialise in treating spine-related stipulations. The hugely useful structure makes it excellent for day-by-day rounds, in addition to a strong examine advisor for physicians getting ready for board exams.
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Differential diagnosis in neuroimaging. Spine by Steven Meyers