Osborn’s Brain: Imaging, Pathology, and Anatomy is the much-pleaded-for successor to Anne G. Osborn’s 1993 award winning book Diagnostic Neuroradiology (a.k.a. “The Red Book”), which became one of the all-time bestselling neuroradiology texts.
In this highly anticipated 950-page volume, Anne Osborn applies her special touch to make complex topics visually appealing and easy to understand. It wraps the “must know” aspects of brain imaging together with spectacular pathology examples, relevant anatomy, and the most up-to-date techniques in brain imaging.
Osborn’s Brain is organized for curriculum-based learning. Osborn begins with critical topics, such as trauma, to help the reader learn in the order that is most practical for a resident or practicing radiologist. Indeed, this volume helps readers learn how to think about diagnoses, types of diagnoses, and the various pathologies that can affect the brain.
Even as Osborn “takes readers by the hand” to introduce them to the world of brain imaging, she includes new concepts and diagnoses that will intrigue the most sophisticated neuroradiologist.
The format of this book departs significantly from Osborn’s most recent publications. Rather than using bulleted text, she returns to detailed prose paragraphs designed to be a comprehensive learning resource. Summary boxes highlight the most important points from each section, enhancing functionality and ease of use.
This detail rich content is augmented with over 2,375 stunning, high resolution radiologic images and medical illustrations, all of which are annotated to describe the most clinically significant features.
Osborn’s Brain is easy to read, a visual delight, and a feast of concise, clear information. This impressive volume gives every radiologist and clinical neuroscientist exactly what he or she needs to know, while offering a fascinating journey into Osborn’s brain!
1 Trauma Overview 1
2 Primary Effects of CNS Trauma 7
3 Secondary Effects and Sequelae of CNS Trauma 43
Nontraumatic Hemorrhage and Vascular Lesions
4 Approach to Nontraumatic Hemorrhage and Vascular Lesions 63
5 Spontaneous Parenchymal Hemorrhage 68
6 Subarachnoid Hemorrhage and Aneurysms 89
7 Vascular Malformations 118
8 Arterial Anatomy and Strokes 144
9 Venous Anatomy and Occlusions 187
10 Vasculopathy 212
Infection, Inflammation, and Demyelinating Diseases
11 Approach to Infection, Inflammation, and Demyelination 232
12 Infection 233
13 HIV/AIDS 298
14 Demyelinating and Inflammatory Diseases 326
Neoplasms, Cysts, and Tumor-like Lesions
15 Introduction to Neoplasms, Cysts, and Tumor-like Lesions 360
16 Astrocytomas 369
17 Nonastrocytic Glial Neoplasms 407
18 Neuronal and Mixed Neuronal-Glial Tumors 432
19 Pineal and Germ Cell Tumors 452
20 Embryonal and Neuroblastic Tumors 476
21 Tumors of the Meninges 495
22 Cranial Nerves and Nerve Sheath Tumors 521
23 Lymphomas, Hemopoietic and Histiocytic Tumors 553
24 Miscellaneous Tumors and Tumor-like Conditions 584
25 Sellar Neoplasms and Tumor-like Lesions 602
26 Metastases and Paraneoplastic Syndromes 646
27 Nonneoplastic Cysts 672
Toxic, Metabolic, and Degenerative Disorders
28 Approach to Toxic, Metabolic, and Systemic Diseases 705
29 Toxic Encephalopathy 710
30 Inherited Metabolic DIsorcers 742
31 Acquired Metabolic Disorders and Systemic Diseases 772
32 Dementias and Brain Degenerations 802
33 Hydrocephalus and CSF Disorders 832
Congenital Malformations of the Skull and Brain
34 Embryology and Classification 837
35 Hindbrain Herniations and Malformations 867
36 Cortical Maldevelopment Lesions 897
37 Miscellaneous Congenital Malformations 927
38 Familial Tumor and Neurocutaneous Syndromes