ExpertDDx: Brain and Spine, 2nd Edition

Authors :
Miral D Jhaveri & Karen L. Salzman & Jeffrey S. Ross & Kevin R. Moore & Anne G. Osborn & Chang Yueh Ho

Now fully revised and up-to-date, Expert DDx: Brain and Spine, second edition, quickly guides you to the most likely differential diagnoses based on key imaging findings and clinical information. It presents more than 250 of the top differential d......view more

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Now fully revised and up-to-date, Expert DDx: Brain and Spine, second edition, quickly guides you to the most likely differential diagnoses based on key imaging findings and clinical information. It presents more than 250 of the top differential diagnoses across a broad spectrum of central nervous system diseases, encompassing specific anatomic locations, generic imaging findings, modality-specific findings, and clinically based indications. Every reader will have expert guidance for defining and reporting useful, actionable differential diagnoses that lead to definitive findings in every area of the brain and spine.


New to this edition
  • Includes expanded differential considerations, new cases, and new images throughout
  • Covers hot topics such as different variants of medulloblastoma, convexal subarachnoid hemorrhage, and hyperdense basal ganglia
  • Expert Consult™ eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

Key Features
  • Presents at least eight clear, sharp, succinctly annotated images for each diagnosis; a list of diagnostic possibilities sorted as common, less common, and rare but important; and brief, bulleted text offering helpful diagnostic clues
  • Separates adult and pediatric DDx lists for even faster reference

Author Information
By Miral D. Jhaveri, MD, Associate Professor, Division Head, Neuroradiology, Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois; Karen L. Salzman, MD, Professor of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Neuroradiology Section Chief and Fellowship Director, Leslie W. Davis Endowed Chair in Neuroradiology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah ; Jeffrey S. Ross, MD, Senior Associate Consultant, Neuroradiology Division, Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic Arizona, Professor of Radiology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Phoenix, Arizona ; Kevin R. Moore, MD, Pediatric Radiologist and Neuroradiologist, Vice Chair, Department of Medical Imaging, Primary Children’s Hospital, Salt Lake City, Utah ; Anne G. Osborn, MD, FACR, University Distinguished Professor and Professor of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, William H. and Patricia W. Child Presidential Endowed Chair in Radiology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah and Chang Yueh Ho, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Neuroradiology, Division Chief, Neuroradiology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Director, Pediatric Neuroimaging, Riley Hospital for Children, Indianapolis, Indiana