This interdisciplinary atlas is the fruit of cooperation among radiologists, orthopedic surgeons, traumatologists, and neurosurgeons. Clinically oriented, it covers all important diseases and injuries of the spine. Numerous illustrations are supplemented by concise descriptions of anatomy and pathophysiology, normal and abnormal MRI appearance, diagnostic pitfalls, and the clinical significance of MRI. The didactic style establishes the fundamentals of spinal anatomy and disease as a basis for understanding diagnostic strategies and surgical management. By combining descriptions of the clinical manifestation of spinal disorders with the corresponding MRI findings, the book develops a meaningful approach to the interpretation of MRI of the spine.Inconclusive cases can be resolved by contrast- enhanced imaging because scars differ from disc tissue in that they show fairly clear enhancement. ... Free Disc Fragments MR Technique The standard sequences are Tl and T2 in axial and sagittal planes, supplemented by a coronal ... 4.8 Muscular Dystrophy Pathoanatomy Atrophy of muscle with a compensatory increase in fatty and connective tissue.
|Author||:||Martin Weyreuther, Christoph E. Heyde, Michael Westphal, Jan Zierski, Ulrich Weber|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2007-04-14|