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November 1992

MRI: Central Nervous System

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Boston, Mass

Arch Ophthalmol. 1992;110(11):1541. doi:10.1001/archopht.1992.01080230041015

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Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has revolutionized medicine. Perhaps the study of the central nervous system and the diagnosis of brain disease have been affected more than any other field by the details that can be seen on MRI. Recently, there has been a proliferation of literature detailing the many diagnostic applications of MRI. MRI: Central Nervous System is an outstanding synthesis of text and atlas. The book is comprehensive, yet readable. It can be used as a reference work for identification of the typical neuroradiographic appearances of various conditions, and as a textbook. With careful reading of this book, the student of MRI should become familiar with the technique, its advantages, and its limitations.

"... clear, concise, and well organized."

The book is organized into five chapters: the brain, the skull base, the head and neck, the orbit, and the spine. The writing is clear, concise, and well organized. The index

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