Magnetic Resonance of Myelination and Myelin Disorders

  • Marjo S. van der Knaap
  • Jaap Valk

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XVI
  2. R.A. Wevers, V. Gieselmann
    Pages 66-73
  3. Pages 96-102
  4. Pages 103-111
  5. Pages 112-118
  6. Pages 119-122
  7. Pages 123-132
  8. R.J.A. Wanders
    Pages 151-153
  9. Pages 191-194
  10. E. Morava, J.A.M. Smeitink
    Pages 195-203
  11. Pages 215-220
  12. Pages 259-267
  13. Pages 281-283
  14. Pages 284-293
  15. Pages 294-299
  16. Pages 300-305
  17. Pages 326-333
  18. Pages 342-359
  19. Pages 360-368
  20. Pages 377-382

About this book


Our thanks go to our colleagues at the VU Univer- Preface to the Third Edition sity Medical Center and to those in other hospitals Reading through the prefaces of the two previous edi- who referred their patients to us. We are indebted to tions,we can say that much of what was said there still all colleagues who allowed us to use their MR images, holds. At the same time,however,much has changed. published or unpublished,making it possible for us to There has been immense progress in the technical present illustrations of nearly all known white matter possibilities of magnetic resonance and in the know- disorders. Two colleagues were particularly helpful ledge of genetic defects, biochemical abnormalities, and provided us with essential and unpublished f- and cellular processes underlying myelin disorders. ures: our friends Susan Blaser,from the Hospital for This immense progress has prompted us to embark Sick Children in Toronto,and Zoltán Patay,from the upon the enormous task of rewriting the previous King Faisal Hospital in Riyadh. edition and adding 40 chapters. In doing so we have Many people at the VU University Medical Center tried to cover most white matter disorders,hereditary have been of great technical help to us in producing and acquired,and to present a collection of images to high quality images and in providing secretarial illustrate the field to the fullest possible extent. This assistance. The contributions of these people are edition will therefore be more complete than the pre- mentioned separately in the acknowledgements.


biochemistry classification magnetic resonance spectroscopy neurology radiology

Authors and affiliations

  • Marjo S. van der Knaap
    • 1
  • Jaap Valk
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Child NeurologyVU University Medical CenterAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyVU University Medical CenterAmsterdamThe Netherlands

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2005
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-22286-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-27660-9
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