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MR Imaging of the Lumbar Spine: A Teaching Atlas

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    Available in PDF - DJVU Format | MR Imaging of the Lumbar Spine: A Teaching Atlas.pdf | Language: ENGLISH
    Juergen Kraemer(Author)

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Two-thirds of degenerative diseases of the vertebral column involve thelumbar spine. Magnetic resonance imaging plays a pivotal role in diagnosis andtreatment. With more than 450 illustrations and 78 case studies illustratingvarious constellations of findings, this book provides a wealth of illustrationsthat guide the reader through the MR imaging of lumbar disk herniations andspinal stenosis:Impressive series of MR images illustrate bothcommon and unusual findings, helping to enhance conceptual understanding andsharpen diagnostic perception.Clinical findings and progression are covered inaddition to MRI findings, helping the reader to appreciate the correlationsbetween clinical and imaging findings.The role of diagnostic imaging isaddressed for specific disorders, helping to foster the more discriminating useof imaging procedures in the lumbar spine.The book concludes with a chapter onthe current technique of performing CT-guided injections at the lumbarlevel.

..the images are beautifully reproduced. The other illustrations, which include line drawings and tables, are also done well. It is easy to identify the abnormalities in the cases. Each case study contains subsections that provide clinical presentation, illustrated findings, diagnosis, treatment, clinical course, and brief comments.This book can be of use to sports medicine physicians, and family physicians, as well as to some neurosurgeons and orthopedic surgeons who treat patients with lumbar spinal stenosis and herniated disks. --Radiology May 2004--clear and very well presented...high-quality MR images...highly recommended for residents, neuroscience fellows, and those interested in disc protrusion and extrusion...This book is truly a teaching atlas. -- Journal of Clinical Imaging

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Book details

  • PDF | 202 pages
  • Juergen Kraemer(Author)
  • Thieme Medical Publishers; 1 edition (18 Dec. 2002)
  • English
  • 6
  • Health, Family & Lifestyle

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