By Apostolos John Tsiouris, Pina C. Sanelli, Joseph Comunale

Thieme congratulates Pina C. Sanelli on being selected via New York journal for its prestigious most sensible medical professionals 2014 list.

In a industry packed with case studies, this one stands proud since it presents additional info, extra distinct discussions of differential diagnoses, and extra significant other instances than its opponents, whereas nonetheless holding an excellent breadth of insurance. The instances symbolize an important and well timed improve from the 1st edition. Doody businesses, Inc.

Case-Based mind Imaging, moment Edition, an replace of the very hot Teaching Atlas of mind Imaging, has complete assurance of the newest technological developments in mind imaging. It comprises greater than a hundred and fifty circumstances that supply designated dialogue of the pathology, therapy, and diagnosis of universal and infrequent mind illnesses, congenital/developmental malformations, cranial nerves, and extra. This entire case-based evaluation of mind imaging can help radiologists, neurologists, and neurosurgeons of their education and day-by-day practice.

Key Features:

  • More than 1,000 up to date high-resolution pictures created on state of the art equipment
  • Advanced CT and MR imaging introduces readers to present imaging modalities
  • Pathological descriptions of radiologic diagnoses aid make clear the pathophysiology of the disease
  • Pearls and pitfalls of imaging interpretation for speedy reference
  • Authors are world-renowned mind imaging experts

Radiology citizens, neuroradiology fellows getting ready for board assessments, and starting practitioners will locate this ebook a useful instrument in studying tips on how to competently diagnose universal and infrequent pathologies of the brain.

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11/8/12 11:49 PM 39 I NEOPLASMS–SUPRATENTORIAL C Fig. 3 (continued) (C) Axial T2W FLAIR shows that these lesions are predominately T2 isointense. The associated parenchymal vasogenic edema is much more evident on this sequence. (D) Corresponding axial NCCT depicts the dominant posterior midbrain and superior cerebellar lesions as hyperdense. There is surrounding • • D parenchymal hypoattenuation within the central midbrain and left medial temporal lobe consistent with the associated vasogenic edema.

When evaluating temporal lobe epilepsy, coronal sequences are mandatory for proper evaluation of the temporal lobes and hippocampi. indd 30 Gangliogliomas may occasionally metastasize throughout CSF pathways, with a pattern of multiple small subarachnoid cysts. Cerebellar gangliogliomas may mimic Lhermitte-Duclos disease. Pathology 2010;42(5):426–431 Rades D, Zwick L, Leppert J, et al. The role of postoperative radiotherapy for the treatment of gangliogliomas. indd 31 11/8/12 11:26 PM Case 7 Clinical Presentation A 55-year-old man presents with progressive cognitive decline and increasing bizarre behavior.

Indd 40 Contrast-enhanced MR is much more sensitive than CT in detecting cerebral metastases. If a “solitary” metastatic lesion is seen, it is wise to consider a triple-dose study before proceeding with surgery or stereotactic radiosurgery to look for small additional lesions. Magnetization transfer (MT) plus single-dose contrast is comparable to triple-dose contrast in improving lesion detection. 11/8/12 11:49 PM I NEOPLASMS–SUPRATENTORIAL 41 PITFALLS • • • • Vessels are prominent on triple-dose studies—do not mistake a vessel for a lesion.

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