Neuroimaging in Ophthalmology (American Academy of by Michael C. Johnson,Bruno Policeni,Andrew G. Lee,Wendy

By Michael C. Johnson,Bruno Policeni,Andrew G. Lee,Wendy R.K. Smoker

Ophthalmologists are frequently the 1st clinicians to judge a sufferer harboring an underlying intraorbital or intracranial structural lesion. This targeted place makes it really vital for them to appreciate the fundamental mechanics, symptoms, and contraindications for the to be had orbital and neuroimaging reviews (e.g., CT and MR imaging), in addition to any designated reports that could be essential to totally overview the suspected pathology. it really is both very important for them in order to converse their imaging questions and supply suitable scientific details to the analyzing radiologist.

Since the book of the unique version of this American Academy of Ophthalmology Monograph in 1992, new strategies and distinct sequences have more desirable our skill to notice pathology within the orbit and mind which are major for the ophthalmologist. during this moment version of Monograph 6, Johnson, Policeni, Lee, and Smoker have up-to-date the unique content material and summarized the new neuroradiologic literature at the a number of modalities appropriate to CT and MR imaging for ophthalmology. They emphasize vascular imaging advances (e.g., MR angiography (MRA), CT angiography (CTA), MR venography (MRV), and CT venography (CTV) and particular MR sequences (e.g., fats suppression, fluid attenuation inversion restoration (FLAIR), gradient bear in mind echo imaging (GRE), diffusion weighted imaging (DWI), perfusion weighted imaging (PWI), and dynamic perfusion CT (PCT)). they've got additionally integrated tables that define the symptoms, top imaging strategies for particular ophthalmic entities, and examples of particular radiographic pathology that illustrate the appropriate entities.

The aim of this Monograph is to augment the serious value of actual, entire, and well timed communication--from the prescribing ophthalmologist to the reading radiologist--of the scientific findings, differential prognosis, and presumed topographical position of the suspected lesion to ensure that the radiologist to accomplish the optimum imaging learn, and eventually, to obtain the easiest interpretation.

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