Mri Atlas Of Pituitary Pathology

Hardcover | February 6, 2015

byKevin M. Pantalone, Stephen E. Jones, Robert J. Weil

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MRI Atlas of Pituitary Imaging focuses on magnetic resonance imaging MRI , the imaging modality of choice for the evaluation of pituitary disorders, since it provides a detailed anatomy of the pituitary gland and surrounding structures, particularly the soft tissues. A basic understanding and interpretation of MRI is important for many clinicians outside of the field of radiology, especially endocrinologists who may receive limited formal training in such areas. This concise Atlas includes a brief review of the principles of magnetic resonance imaging and then reinforces these principles by utilizing a case-based approach to review various pituitary pathologies. The Atlas serves as a strong clinical teaching aid for endocrinologists, radiologists, and neurosurgeons in training. It also serves as a great reference for physicians who are currently in practice. Provides readers with a simple, visual approach for the evaluation of pituitary images Features 160 high-resolution images of the most common to the rarest of disorders affecting the pituitary Serves an audience of fellows, residents, and clinicians in endocrinology, radiology, neurosurgery, and anyone involved in the multidisciplinary diagnosis of pituitary disease

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MRI Atlas of Pituitary Imaging focuses on magnetic resonance imaging MRI , the imaging modality of choice for the evaluation of pituitary disorders, since it provides a detailed anatomy of the pituitary gland and surrounding structures, particularly the soft tissues. A basic understanding and interpretation of MRI is important for many...

Dr. Pantalone is a board certified Associate Staff Endocrinologist at Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. He currently serves as the Director of Clinical Research in the Department of Endocrinology. Dr. Pantalone is a graduate of Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his internal medicine residency and endocrin...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:60 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:February 6, 2015Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128025778

ISBN - 13:9780128025772

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Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

1.Introduction

2.Normal pituitary gland anatomy

3.MRI interpretation

4.Pituitary microadenoma

5.Pituitary macroadenoma

6.Atypical/ectopic adenomas

7.Large pituitary macroadenomas

8.Cystic pituitary adenoma

9.Cystic lesions

10.Pituicytoma

11.Chordoma

12.Empty sella

13.Germinoma

14.Craniopharyngioma

15.Meningioma

16.Pituitary hyperplasia

17.Anatomical variations

18.Pituitary stalk transection

19.Vascular lesions

20.Infiltrative pathology

21.Metastases

22.Primary pituitary lymphoma

23.Pituitary abscess

24.Pituitary apoplexy

25.Post-operative sellar changes

26.Volume averaging

27.CT sella