Essentials of Clinical MR

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Val M. Runge, John N. Morelli
Thieme, Jan 1, 2011 - Medical - 264 pages
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Essentials of Clinical MR provides readers with the must-have background they need to read magnetic resonance images and make successful clinical diagnoses.Intuitively arranged by body region, this user-friendly manual explores the most commonly encountered diseases through concise case examples supplemented by clearly labeled MRI images. Using the case descriptions as starting points, each section thoroughly surveys a different anatomic area and provides tips on imaging techniques followed by an in-depth discussion of the image interpretation.Features
  • Complete coverage of the diseases most frequently seen in the clinical practice of MRI
  • Over 650 images clearly illustrate the MR appearance of each disease
  • Highly relevant information on contrast media and contrast enhanced MRA
  • This easily accessible guide is both the ideal introductory text for radiology residents, MR technologists, and medical students, as well as a practical daily reference for anyone involved in the interpretation of clinical MRIs. Residents will find it an invaluable companion when studying for exams.I highly recommend it.--Radiologic Technology
     

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    Contents

    Foreword
    Section
    Ischemia and Infarction I
    Periventricular Leukomalacia
    Parenchymal Infections
    Immunocompromise
    Other Congenital Malformations
    Tuberous Sclerosis and SturgeWeber Syndrome
    Diffuse Hepatic Pathology
    Biliary Disease
    Adrenal Disease
    Renal Masses
    Pancreatic Disease
    Pediatric Abdominal Disease
    Urinary Bladder and Male Pelvis
    Benign Lesions of the Female Pelvis

    Thoracic Spine
    Disk Herniations
    Canal Compromise
    Primary Neoplasms
    Vascular Abnormalities
    Lumbar Spine 41 Congenital Abnormalities
    Disk Herniations
    Compression Fractures
    Disk Herniations
    Postoperative Lumbar Spine
    Degenerative Disk Disease I
    Infections
    Metastatic Disease
    Disorders of Marrow
    Primary Neoplasms
    Head and Neck
    Common Incidental Findings
    Neoplasia I
    Infections
    Heart and Chest 57 Cardiomyopathy
    Ischemic Heart Disease
    Valvular Heart Disease
    Congenital Heart Disease
    Thoracic Vasculature
    Thoracic Neoplasia
    Breast 63 Breast Neoplasia
    Breast Implants
    Abdomen and Pelvis 65 Benign Hepatic Masses
    Malignant Hepatic Masses
    Uterine and Cervical Cancer
    Ovarian Pathology
    Musculoskeletal System 77 Meniscal Tears I
    Cruciate Ligaments
    Collateral Ligaments Knee
    Osteochondral Lesions Knee
    Rotator Cuff Tears
    Glenohumeral Instability I
    Glenohumeral Instability II Labrum
    Avascular Necrosis of the
    Insufficiency Fractures Acetabular Labrum
    Carpal Tunnel Disease and Wrist Fractures
    Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex Tears
    Carpal Fractures and Other Causes of Wrist Pain
    Temporomandibular Joint Disease
    Elbow Injuries
    Tendinous Injuries of the Ankle and Foot
    Ligamentous Injuries of the Ankle
    Other Ankle and Foot Disorders
    Musculoskeletal Neoplasms
    Diseases of Marrow
    MR Contrast Agents 97 Overview of MR Contrast Agents
    Adverse Reactions
    Magnetic Resonance Angiography 99 MRA Principles and Carotid
    Peripheral
    Renal Artery
    Other MRA Applications
    Index
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    John Sealy Distinguished Chair in Radiology; Professor and Chair; Department of Radiology; The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB); Galveston, TX, USA

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