Imaging of Neurodegenerative Disorders

Sangam Kanekar

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  • Edition: 1 2016
  • Details: 424 pages, 595 ill., Hardback (Thread Stitching)
  • ISBN: 9781604068542
  • Media Type: Book
  • Copy protection: Digital watermarking
  • Language of text: English

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Product information Imaging of Neurodegenerative Disorders
Imaging of Neurodegenerative Diseases is a comprehensive, up-to-date reference covering the latest techniques used in neuroimaging as well as the basic structural imaging that facilitates diagnosis of various neurodegenerative disorders. All advanced imaging modalities, including MR spectroscopy, DTI, MRI, and PET scans, are discussed in detail, enabling readers to gain a solid understanding of how to use them to diagnose neurodegenerative diseases. Key Features:Each chapter covers the clinical features, pathology, and imaging of a specific disease/disorderSections on cerebellar degeneration and dysfunction, motor neuron disorders, post-traumatic cognitive disorders, dementia with extrapyramidal syndromes, and deep brain stimulationA final section discusses the distinctions between preventable, potentially reversible, and irreversible dementia This book provides radiologists and all who care for patients suffering from neurodegenerative diseases with an invaluable reference that will be part of their medical library for many years to come., Imaging of Neurodegenerative Diseases is a comprehensive, up-to-date reference covering the latest techniques used in neuroimaging as well as the basic structural imaging that facilitates diagnosis of various neurodegenerative disorders. All advanced imaging modalities, including MR spectroscopy, DTI, MRI, and PET scans, are discussed in detail, enabling readers to gain a solid understanding of how to use them to diagnose neurodegenerative diseases. Comprehensive coverage with a wide range of modern imaging techniques - Each chapter covers the clinical features, pathology, and imaging of a specific disease/disorder - Sections on cerebellar degeneration and dysfunction, Alzheimers, motor neuron disorders, post-traumatic cognitive disorders, dementia with extrapyramidal syndromes, and deep brain stimulation - Discusses of the distinctions between preventable, potentially reversible, and irreversible dementia - Contributions from key international names in the field - Key reference for diagnosing diseases becoming more prevalent as the population ages