The Craniocervical Syndrome and MRI

The Craniocervical Syndrome and MRI

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Rapid advances in MRI are transforming the treatment of patients suffering from the craniocervical syndrome (CCS). Articles in this publication have been written by leading international experts in the field to provide practitioners with a better understanding of the subtle anatomy and MRI appearances at the craniocervical junction, along with insight into the clinical significance of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) flow measurements and their relationship to posture. The surgical management of patients with damage to the ligaments at the craniocervical junction and the role of cervical spinal trauma in neurodegenerative diseases as well as CSF flow obstruction are also discussed. This publication is valuable reading for practitioners in the fields of radiology, neurosurgery, neurology, pain management, orthopaedic surgery as well as for chiropractors and osteopaths.While both CT and MRI show the ventricular enlargement in hydrocephalus, MRI has the advantage of being more sensitive ... 6] and radiology residents are taught to stay the neurosurgeons hand in such cases as they do not need shunting.

Title:The Craniocervical Syndrome and MRI
Author:F.W. Smith, J.S. Dworkin
Publisher:Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers - 2015-04-02


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