Neuroimaging in Ophthalmology, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 9780195381610
ISBN-10: 0195381610
Copyright: 2011
Edition: 2nd
Editors: Johnson, Michael C., Policeni, Bruno A., Lee, Andrew G., Smoker, Wendy R.K .,
Doody's Expert Review    Score: 98
Reviewer: John  Pula,  MD  (University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria)
This book provides a basic and essential review of the neuroradiology of neuro-ophthalmologic conditions. The first edition was published in 1992.
The purpose is to assist clinicians in understanding the mechanics of imaging techniques.
Ophthalmologists are the intended audience.
The book covers the physics and clinical applications of MRI, CT, angiography, and other specialized imaging. It includes an especially succinct review of the physics of MRI.
This book offers good quality information on neuroradiology for ophthalmologists.
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