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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?
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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.