Cranial Neuroimaging and Clinical Neuroanatomy: Magnetic Resonance Imaging andComputed Tomography

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Thieme, Jan 1, 2011 - Medical - 451 pages
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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 findingsClinically 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.
 

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Contents

1 Introduction
1
2 Neuroimaging and Guideline Structures
14
3 Topography of the Facial Skeleton and its Cavities in Multiplanar Parallel Slices
210
4 Topography of the Pharynx and Craniocervical Junction in Multiplanar Parallel Slices
230
5 Topography of the Neurocranium and its Intracranial Spaces and Structures in Multiplanar Parallel Slices
236
6 Neurofunctional Systems
325
7 Neurotransmitters and Neuromodulators
415
8 Material and Methods
421
9 References
425
10 Index
435
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Professor and Head, Department of Neuroanatomy, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Germany

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