Imaging Painful Spine Disorders - Expert Consult
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Leo F. Czervionke, MD and Douglas S. Fenton, MD present Imaging Painful Spine Disorders, the diagnostic companion to Image-Guided Spine Intervention, with 1,400 high-quality radiographic images to help you diagnose common and rare spine pain conditions. The full-color, easy-to-navigate format takes you from Spinal Anatomy, which includes normal CT and MR images of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine, to Clinical Disorders, where each chapter is introduced by an actual patient case. No other reference features as many case studies illustrating the imaging presentation of back pain, provides a detailed differential diagnosis, and points out clinical pitfalls and common diagnosis errors quite like this one. Access the full text and complete image bank at www.expertconsult.com.
- Access representative cross-sectional images of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine, as well as the sacrum, in axial, sagittal, and coronal planes, to understand the imaging appearance of healthy anatomy prior to diagnosis.
- Get a complete explanation of each clinical disorder, including a detailed description of the condition, as well as relevant clinical and pathological information, to help make a more accurate diagnosis.
- Broaden your recognition of imaging features with case studies that often include additional images of other patients with the same condition, to emphasize the range of features possible for the area being discussed.
- Keep your memory fresh with the current nomenclature of various types of disc herniations, listed in a separate, illustrated chapter, and get a brief overview of the major treatment options currently available for each particular disorder.
- Search the complete contents online, and download all the illustrations, at expertconsult.com.
"The way the book and chapters are set up allows one to review images of many common and uncommon spinal disorders…The straightforward nature of the book with the inclusion of basic information and well labeled and well described images would make this a useful reference for clinicians and trainees in radiology/neuroradiology." - AJNR Blog
"The authors' goal is to provide a readily accessible reference book of the specific, state-of-the-art diagnostic spine imaging and interpretation knowledge that practitioners need. The book is divided into two major sections: spinal anatomy, which includes normal CT and MR images of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine; and clinical disorders, where each chapter is introduced by an actual patient case. Over 1,400 high-quality radiographic images and appropriate references complement the discussions. The book includes an access code for a website with an online version of the full text and a complete image bank.The wealth of relevant, practical, anatomical, clinical, and imaging information makes this a useful reference for clinical practice." - Richard Tupler, MD, Ochsner Clinic Foundation -(Doody 4 star rating)
By Leo F. Czervionke, MD, Associate Professor of Radiology, Mayo Medical School, Jacksonville, FL and Douglas S. Fenton, MD, Assistant Professor of Radiology, Mayo Medical School, Jacksonville, FL