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Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Central Nervous System Diseases

Functional Anatomy — Imaging Neurological Symptoms — Pathology

  • W. J. Huk
  • G. Gademann
  • G. Friedmann

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XVIII
  2. G. Gademann, R. Haerten, H. Weinmann, W. J. Huk, W. Schajor, M. Deimling et al.
    Pages 1-49
  3. W. J. Huk, G. Gademann, G. Friedmann, Th. Pasch, H. Götz, E. Kraus
    Pages 97-107
  4. G. Gademann, W. J. Huk
    Pages 109-113
  5. W. J. Huk
    Pages 149-196
  6. W. J. Huk, G. M. Bydder, W. L. Curati
    Pages 197-224
  7. W. J. Huk
    Pages 225-228
  8. W. J. Huk, W. Heindel
    Pages 229-276
  9. D. Baleriaux, G. Michelozzi
    Pages 277-296
  10. U. Mödder, F. E. Zanella
    Pages 297-306
  11. W. Steinbrich, G. Friedmann
    Pages 307-323
  12. W. J. Huk
    Pages 325-346
  13. W. J. Huk, J. W. Lotz, R. H. Hewlett
    Pages 347-377
  14. W. J. Huk
    Pages 379-392
  15. F. E. Zanella, G. Friedmann
    Pages 393-425
  16. Back Matter
    Pages 427-450

About this book

Introduction

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a new and still rapidly developing imaging technique which requires a new approach to image interpreta­ tion. Radiologists are compelled to translate their experience accumulat­ ed from X-ray techniques into the language of MRI, and likewise stu­ dents of radiology and interested clinicians need special training in both languages. Out of this necessity emerged the concept of this book as a manual on the application and evaluation of proton MRI for the radiolo­ gist and as a guide for the referring physician who wants to learn about the diagnostic value of MRI in specific conditions. After a short section on the basic principles of MRI, the contrast mechanisms of present-day imaging techniques, knowledge of which is essential for the analysis of relaxation times, are described in greater de­ tail. This is followed by a demonstration of functional neuroanatomy us­ ing three-dimensional view of MR images and a synopsis of frequent neurological symptoms and their topographic correlations, which will fa­ cilitate examination strategy with respect to both accurate diagnosis and economy.

Keywords

Nervous System Tumor brainstem classification magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) radiotherapy

Authors and affiliations

  • W. J. Huk
    • 1
  • G. Gademann
    • 2
  • G. Friedmann
    • 3
  1. 1.Neuroradiological Department of the Neurosurgical HospitalUniversity of Erlangen-NürnbergErlangenGermany
  2. 2.Radiological ClinicUniversity of Heidelberg Medical SchoolHeidelbergGermany
  3. 3.Department of RadiologyUniversity of Cologne Medical SchoolCologne 41Germany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-72568-5
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1990
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-72570-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-72568-5
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