Essentials of Osborn's Brain E-Book

By Anne G. Osborn, MD
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Designed to facilitate easier understanding of a complex subject, Essentials of Osborn's Brain: A Fundamental Guide for Residents and Fellows is a highly practical guide to neuroradiology by world-renowned expert Dr. Anne G. Osborn. This concise text is derived from Osborn's Brain, second edition, and contains the essential must-know information critical for residents and fellows in radiology, neuroradiology, and neurosurgery-all in a format that's ideal for study and daily reference.

Key Features
  • Takes readers through the neuroimaging rotations of a radiology, neurosurgery, or neurology residency or fellowship via a "curriculum" of selected readings for each rotation
  • Includes a brief section for each of 4 resident years, which lists directed readings in the book as well as optional correlated content in STATdx and RADPrimer for each rotation
  • Combines gross pathology and imaging to clearly depict why diseases appear the way they do
  • Features more than 2,000 high-definition, state-of-the-art images with each one referenced to its corresponding descriptive location in the text
  • Features Dr. Osborn's trademark summary boxes throughout, allowing for quick review of essential facts
  • Includes updated information on brain tumor genetics, new tumors, and interim updates to the 2016 World Health Organization classification of CNS neoplasms
  • Presents new insights on autoimmune encephalitis, noninfectious CNS inflammation, and brain microbleeds, including critical-illness-associated microbleeds
ISBN 9780323713184
Product Format Ebook
Publication Date 2019
Author Information By Anne G. Osborn, MD, William H. and Patricia N. Child Presidential Endowed Chair Honoring Pioneering Utah Women in Medicine; Distinguished Professor of Radiology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah
Published Reviews

"Ultimately, this book accomplishes all of its goals - it is a concise but comprehensive review of neuroradiology, particularly in comparison to the main book, and targets residents, fellows, and general radiologists as a primary audience."

-Noah Scott McGill, MD (University of Alabama at Birmingham) Doody's Review Service

Table of Content


Trauma Overview

Primary Effects of CNS Trauma

Secondary Effects and Sequelae of CNS Trauma

Nontraumatic Hemorrhage and Vascular Lesions

Approach to Nontraumatic Hemorrhage and Vascular Lesions

Spontaneous Parenchymal Hemorrhage

Subarachnoid Hemorrhage and Aneurysms

Vascular Malformations

Arterial Anatomy and Strokes

Venous Anatomy and Occlusions


Infection, Inflammation, and Demyelinating Diseases

Approach to Infection, Inflammation, and Demyelination

Congenital, Acquired Pyogenic, and Acquired Viral Infections

Tuberculosis and Fungal, Parasitic, and Other Infections


Demyelinating and Inflammatory Diseases

Neoplasms, Cysts, and Tumor-Like Lesions

Introduction to Neoplasms, Cysts, and Tumor-Like Lesions


Nonastrocytic Glial Neoplasms

Neuronal and Glioneuronal Tumors

Pineal and Germ Cell Tumors

Embryonal Neoplasms

Tumors of the Meninges

Cranial Nerves and Nerve Sheath Tumors

Lymphomas and Hematopoietic and Histiocytic Tumors

Sellar Neoplasms and Tumor-Like Lesions

Miscellaneous Tumors and Tumor-Like Conditions

Metastases and Paraneoplastic Syndromes

Nonneoplastic Cysts

Toxic, Metabolic, Degenerative, and CSF Disorders

Approach to Toxic, Metabolic, Degenerative, and CSF Disorders

Toxic Encephalopathy

Inherited Metabolic Disorders

Acquired Metabolic and Systemic Disorders

Dementias and Brain Degenerations

Hydrocephalus and CSF Disorders

Congenital Malformations of the Skull and Brain

Embryology and Approach to Congenital Malformations

Posterior Fossa Malformations

Commissural and Cortical Maldevelopment

Holoprosencephalies, Related Disorders, and Mimics

Familial Cancer Predisposition Syndromes

Vascular Neurocutaneous Syndromes

Anomalies of the Skull and Meninges

Publication Date 19-12-2019
Pages 704
Trim 276 x 216 (8 1/2 x 10 7/8)
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