Authored by renowned neuroradiologist Steven P. Meyers, Differential Diagnosis in Neuroimaging: Spine is a stellar guide for identifying and diagnosing cervical, thoracic, lumbar, and sacral spine anomalies based on location and neuroimaging results. The succinct text reflects more than 25 years of hands-on experience gleaned from advanced training andeducating residents and fellows in radiology, neurosurgery, and orthopaedic surgery. The high-quality MRI, CT, and X-ray images have been collected over Dr. Meyers's lengthycareer, presenting an unsurpassed visual learning tool.
The distinctive 'three-column table plus images' format is easy to incorporate into clinical practice, setting this book apart from larger, disease-oriented radiologic tomes. Thislayout enables readers to quickly recognize and compare abnormalities based on high-resolution images.
- Tabular columnsorganizedbyanatomicalabnormalityincludeimagingfindings and a summary of keyclinical data thatcorrelates to theimages
- Congenital/developmentalabnormalities, spinaldeformities, and acquiredpathologies in bothchildren and adults
- Lesionsorganizedbyregionincludingdural, intraduralextramedullary, extra-dural, and sacrum
- More than 600 figures illustratetheradiologicalappearance of spinaltumors, lesions, deformities, and injuries
- Spinalcordimagingforthe diagnosis of intraduralintramedullarylesions and spinal trauma
This visually rich resource is a must-have diagnostic tool for trainee and practicing radiologists, neurosurgeons, neurologists, physiatrists, and orthopaedic surgeons whospecialize in treating spine-related conditions. The highly practical format makes it ideal for daily rounds, as well as a robust study guide for physicians preparing for board exams.