- Avneesh Chhabra MD, Assistant Professor , Radiology and Orthopedic Surgery, The Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology and , Radiological Science , Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
- Gustav Andreisek MD, Senior Staff Radiologist, Section Chief, Musculoskeletal Imaging and Head of Musculoskeletal , Imaging Research Group, Department of Radiology University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
This book, first of its kind, combination of concise explanations and focused clinical information satisfies the needs of practicing radiologists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, plastic and other peripheral nerve surgeons in need of a handy reference and technologists performing MRN studies. Written by two experts of magnetic resonance neurography (MRN) practitioners and educators, this thoroughly illustrated resource delivers how the information you need to perform and interpret peripheral nerve MR imaging studies with confidence. Concise descriptions and high quality illustrations combined with chapters covering nerve pathophysiology, MRN technique, relevant imaging anatomy and spectrum of commonly encountered pathologies as well as MR guided intervention help you navigate through the complex world of peripheral nerve, brachial and lumbosacral plexus imaging. Let this insightful resource help you generate a high quality MRN image: Authoritative procedural guidance will help you generate clear, high quality and clinically relevant 2D and 3D MRN images, appropriately apply intravenous contrast and protocol the examination optimally for a wide range of clinical indications. Sharpen the interpretive skills and act upon the available MRN data: Chapters dedicated to the MRN image interpretation, nerve injury and tumors describe the typical MRN appearance of various common nerve pathologies, aid in developing differential diagnosis and offer valuable tips on accurate interpretation of the various MRN examinations. Explore the latest applications and learn MR guided intervention for perineural and muscle medication injections: Specific sections are dedicated to new and emerging MRN techniques and application, such as MR guided intervention for perineural local anesthetic and steroid injection, as well as botox injection into the suspected culprit muscles.