Download e-book for kindle: Anatomic Basis of Neurologic Diagnosis by Cary D. Alberstone, Michael P. Steinmetz, Imad M. Najm,

By Cary D. Alberstone, Michael P. Steinmetz, Imad M. Najm, Edward C. Benzel

ISBN-10: 0865779767

ISBN-13: 9780865779761

2010 Benjamin Franklin Silver Award Winner!

Praise for this book:

Superbly written...Each anatomic constitution is mentioned intimately, but the language is concise and never overwhelming...accompanied via remarkable colour illustrations which are wide and original...the excellent resource.--AANS (American organization of Neurological Surgeons) younger Neurosurgeons' Newsletter

Anatomic foundation of Neurologic Diagnosis is a lavishly illustrated e-book that areas precise emphasis at the paramount value of symptoms for the exact analysis of neurologic problems. It opens with a accomplished evaluate of neuroembryology, allowing readers to realize wisdom of standard worried process improvement and similar developmental issues. the second one component of the booklet contains an simply available presentation of the anatomy of nearby components and to-the-point info at the cardinal manifestations of affliction. Separate chapters within the 3rd part of the ebook current the anatomy of other sensible platforms and supply sensible ways to diagnosing sufferers with procedure issues. a last bankruptcy covers the anatomy of the vascular approach and cerebrospinal fluid.

Highlights:
• functional association of chapters, based on areas and practical structures, displays the clinician's method of sufferer care • Full-color illustrations offer an integral visible reduction to studying and reviewing clinically appropriate neurologic anatomy and pathways • a variety of tables summarize key points

Ideal for analyzing cover-to-cover, this ebook is key for citizens and scholars trying to totally comprehend the complexity of scientific neuroanatomy. pro clinicians will locate the ebook a beneficial refresher.

Show description

Read or Download Anatomic Basis of Neurologic Diagnosis PDF

Similar neurology books

Acute Neuronal Injury: The Role of Excitotoxic Programmed by PDF

Denson G. Fujikawa 2+ within the early Nineteen Eighties it was once well-known that over the top Ca inflow, possibly via 2+ 2+ voltage-gated Ca channels, with a resultant elevate in intracellular Ca, was once linked to neuronal dying from cerebral ischemia, hypoglycemia, and standing epilepticus (Siejo 1981). Calcium activation of phospholipases, with arachidonic acid accumulation and its oxidation, producing loose radicals, was once considered a possible mechanism through which neuronal harm happens.

Download PDF by Walter G. Bradley: Treating the Brain: What the Best Doctors Know

Even during this details age, it's a daunting activity to discover transparent, concise, and credible resources for crucial clinical evidence. And for these facing the indicators of frequently critical neurological issues, discovering reliable and simple details is gravely important. Treating the mind is exactly what has been lacking for non-specialists.

Read e-book online Dementia: Metamorphosis in Care PDF

Our perceptions of dementia and what dementia care may still represent have replaced dramatically during the last 20 years.  study has exposed a mass of knowledge relating all points of dementia. This wealth of data could be mirrored in a dramatic switch, certainly a change, within the approach individuals with dementia are cared for.

Extra info for Anatomic Basis of Neurologic Diagnosis

Sample text

Radiological characteristic Astrocytoma CT scan (enhancement) Hypodense Isodense (nodule enhances; (minimal) cyst does not) Hyperdense (moderate) T1-weighted images Hypointense Hypointense Hypointense T2-weighted images Hyperintense Isointense Isointense Location Eccentric Midline Midline Origin Cerebellar hemisphere 4 th ventricle, ependymoma 4 th ventricle, superior medullary velum Calcification Uncommon (Ͻ 10%) Common (40 – 50%) Uncommon (Ͼ 10 – 15%) Cystic degeneration Typical Common Rare Hemorrhage Uncommon Ependymoma Medulloblastoma Common (Ͼ 10%) Uncommon Subarachnoid seed- Very rare ing Common Very common (25 – 50%) Hydrocephalus Unusual Common Very common 4 th ventricle appearance Unaffected Enlargement Distortion (pos(shape unaffected) teroinferiorly) Age (years) 10 – 12 2 – 10 & 40 5 – 12 CT: computed tomography.

MRI shows varying intensities, depending on the protein concentration and viscosity, but most mucoceles are hyperintense on T1weighted images and T2-weighted images, with peripheral enhancement (not solid, as in neoplasms) Arachnoid or leptomeningeal cysts Approximately 15% of arachnoid cysts occur in the suprasellar region. They enlarge and produce mass effects on adjacent structures. The CT density and MRI intensities of these cysts are those of CSF; they are not associated with enhancement or calcification.

Usage subject to terms and conditions of license. 6% of CT scans. They usually affect the globus pallidus, and are bilateral and symmetrical, but can be unilateral. These lesions are mainly idiopathic and are often associated with dentate nuclei calcification. Idiopathic These account for over 50% of cases, and can be familial Disorders of calcium metabolism Hyperparathyroidism, hypoparathyroidism, and pseudohypoparathyroidism Tsementzis, Differential Diagnosis in Neurology and Neurosurgery © 2000 Thieme All rights reserved.

Download PDF sample

Anatomic Basis of Neurologic Diagnosis by Cary D. Alberstone, Michael P. Steinmetz, Imad M. Najm, Edward C. Benzel


by Edward
4.5

Rated 4.24 of 5 – based on 37 votes