Key Features

  • Compare your clinical findings to more than 2,800 digital-quality images of both radiographic images and cutting edge modalities such as MR, multislice CT, ultrasonography, and nuclear medicine, including PET and PET/CT.
  • Visualize relevant anatomy more easily thanks to full-color anatomic views throughout.
  • Choose the most effective diagnostic options, with an emphasis on cost-effective imaging.
  • Apply the expertise of a diverse group of world authorities from around the globe on imaging of the brain.
  • Use this reference alongside Dr. Naidich’s Imaging of the Spine for complementary coverage of all aspects of neuroimaging.
  • Access the complete contents of Imaging of the Brain online and download all the images at

Table of Contents

Section 1 Techniques for Imaging

1 Static Anatomic Techniques

2 Dynamic Functional and Physiological Techniques

Section 2: Image and Pattern Analysis

3 Analysis of Density, Signal Intensity, and Echogenicity

4 Analysis of Mass Effect

5 Patterns of Contrast Enhancement

Section 3: Scalp, Skull, and Meninges

6 Scalp

7 Skull

8 Cranial Meninges

Section 4: Normal Brain Anatomy

9 Surface Anatomy of the Cerebrum

10 Cerebral Cortex

11 Deep Gray Nuclei and Related Fiber Tracts

12 White Matter

13 Ventricles and Intracranial Subarachnoid Spaces

14 Sella Turcica and Pituitary Gland

Infratentorial Brain

15 Brain Stem

16 Cerebellum

17 Cranial Nerves

Section 5: Cerebrovascular Anatomy and Disease

18 Normal Vascular Anatomy

19 Intracranial Hemorrhage

20 Atherosclerosis and the Chronology of Infarction

21 Other Arteriopathies

22 Venous Occlusive Disease

23 Aneurysms

24 Vascular Malformations

Section 6: Craniocerebral Trauma

25 Fracture and Hemorrhage

26 Vascular Injury and Parenchymal Changes

Section 7: Cysts and Tumors

27 Intracranial Cysts and Cyst-Like Lesions

28 Neuroepithelial Cysts, Porencephaly, and Perivascular Spaces

29 Overview of Adult Primary Neoplasms and Metastatic Disease

30 Meningeal Neoplasms

31 Vascular and Hematopoietic Neoplasms

32 Intra-Axial Neoplasms

33 Sellar and Juxtasellar Tumors

34 Pineal Region Masses

35 Posterior Fossa Intra-Axial Tumors

36 Cerebellopontine Angle and Internal Auditory Canal Neoplasms

37 Tumors of the Cranial/Spinal Nerves

38 Management of the Tumor Patient

Section 8: The Phakomatoses

39 Phakomatoses: Tumo


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About the authors

Thomas Naidich

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Radiology; Professor of Neurosurgery; Director of Neuroradiology, Irving and Dorothy Regenstreif Research Professor of Neuroscience Professor (Neuroimaging), Mt Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, US

Mauricio Castillo

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Radiology, Chief and Program Director of Neuroradiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, US

Soonmee Cha

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor of Radiology and Neurosurgery, Department of Neuroradiology, UC San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, US

James Smirniotopoulos

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Radiology and Neurology; Chairman, Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, US