By Daniel Thomas Ginat, Juan E. Small, Pamela Whitney Schaefer
This e-book experiences the imaging good points linked to chosen periods of prescribed drugs and medication on mind, head and neck, and backbone and explains the consequences of the imaging findings for the neuroradiologist and the clinician. a few brokers produce attribute abnormalities with precise imaging beneficial properties, whereas others have a spectrum of manifestations on imaging. nonetheless extra brokers produce relatively nonspecific adjustments on imaging, requiring a differential prognosis. during this booklet, informative instances are depicted via wealthy pictures, with concise accompanying explanatory textual content that studies the category of agent and the mechanism of motion and discusses photograph interpretation and its importance.
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Neuroimaging Pharmacopoeia by Daniel Thomas Ginat, Juan E. Small, Pamela Whitney Schaefer