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Head & Neck Brain Spine Misc
Sinuses & Temporal Bone Post-operative Terminology Books
Neck Node Levels Injury / Infarct Procedures MR Safety & Artifacts
Neck Cancer Pediatric Brain   ASNR Suggested Readings (Java)
Neck Spaces and Anatomy Perfusion   ASNR Educational Resources for Fellows


Head and Neck (Top)

Sinuses & Temporal Bone
- Paranasal Sinus Development: A Radiographic Study. Rahul K. Shah MD, Jagdish K. Dhingra MD, FRCS, Barbara L. Carter MD , Elie E. Rebeiz MD, FACS1
Laryngoscope. 2003 Feb;113(2):205-9.

- Pneumatization of the paranasal sinuses: normal features of importance to the accurate interpretation of CT scans and MR images.A J Scuderi, H R Harnsberger, R S Boyer.
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1993 May;160(5):1101-4

- Multiplanar Sinus CT: A Systematic Approach to Imaging Before Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery. Hoang JK, Eastwood JD, Tebbit CL, Glastonbury CM.
Am J Roentgenol. 2010 Jun;194(6):W527-36.

- The ostiomeatal unit and endoscopic surgery: anatomy, variations, and imaging findings in inflammatory diseases. F J Laine and W R Smoker.
AJR October 1992 vol. 159 no. 4 849-857

- Temporal Bone Trauma and the Role of Multidetector CT in the Emergency Department. Julio O. Zayas, Yara Z. Feliciano, Celene R. Hadley, Angel A. Gomez, and Jorge A. Vidal.
Radiographics October 2011 31:1741-1755
(This article includes a nice review of high resolution CT anatomy and a detailed discussion of temporal bone trauma)

- Lesions of the Petrous Apex: Classification and Findings at CT and MR Imaging
Ahmed Abdel Razek, MD & Benjamin Y. Huang, MD, MPH
RadioGraphics January 2012 32: 151-173.

Neck Node Levels
- An imaging-based classification for the cervical nodes designed as an adjunct to recent clinically based nodal classification. Som PM, Curtin HD, Mancuso AA.
Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg.1999;125:388-96.

-Imaging-based nodal classification for evaluation of neck metastatic adenopathy. Som PM, Curtin HD, Mancuso AA.
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2000 Mar;174(3):837-44.

- A Simplified Approach to the Lymph Nodes of the Neck. Suresh K. Mukherji, MD, Sachin Gujar MD, Frank J. Londy RTR
(A nice pictorial summary of the above 2 articles)
NeuroGraphics Volume 2 Issue 2 Article 2

Neck Cancer
- The Postradiation Neck: Evaluating Response to Treatment and Recognizing Complications.
AJR August 2010 vol. 195 no. 2 W164-W171

Neck Spaces and Anatomy
Differential diagnosis of head and neck lesions based on their space of origin. 1. The suprahyoid part of the neck.
Harnsberger HR, Osborn AG.
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1991 Jul;157(1):147-54. (Free Full Article)

Differential diagnosis of head and neck lesions based on their space of origin. 2. The infrahyoid portion of the neck.
Smoker WR, Harnsberger HR.
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1991 Jul;157(1):155-9. (Free Full Article)

Retropharyngeal space: evaluation of normal anatomy and diseases with CT and MR imaging.
Davis WL, Harnsberger HR, Smoker WR, Watanabe AS.
Radiology. 1990 Jan;174(1):59-64.

This issus of the Radiologic Clinics of North America is focused on the basics of head and neck imaging
Radiol Clin North Am. Volume 36, Issue 5, Pages 761-1014 (1 September 1998) 
(Can be viewed either via a personal or instrituional subscription)

Imaging the Floor of the Mouth and the Sublingual Space.
SJ La'Porte, JK Juttla, RK Lingam.
RadioGraphics 2011 Sep; 31: 1215-1230

Neck Imaging Techniques
Dynamic maneuvers in local staging of head and neck malignancies with current imaging techniques: principles and clinical applications.
Henrot P, Blum A, Toussaint B, Troufleau P, Stines J, Roland J.
Radiographics. 2003 Sep-Oct;23(5):1201-13.

Brain (Top)

- Imaging of the Post-operative Cranium.
March 2010 RadioGraphics, 30, 461-482.

- Hypoxic-Ischemic Brain Injury: Imaging Findings from Birth to Adulthood.
March 2008 RadioGraphics, 28, 417-439.
- Differential Diagnosis for Bilateral Abnormalities of the Basal Ganglia and Thalamus.
RadioGraphics January 2011; 31:5-30

Pediatric Brain
- Imaging Findings in Neonatal Hypoxia: A Practical Review.
AJR January 2009 vol. 192 no. 1 41-47

Brain Perfusion Imaging

CT Perfusion

Pictorial Essay: Imaging of Stroke: Part 1, Perfusion CT—Overview of Imaging Technique, Interpretation Pearls, and Common Pitfalls
Andrew Mark Allmendinger, Elizabeth R. Tang, Yvonne W. Lui, and Vadim Spektor
This article is a nice overview with many example images
AJR January 2012 198:52-62
This article is also part of a SAM:
Imaging of Stroke; Part I and II: Self-Assessment Module
Allmendinger AM, Tang ER, Lui YW, Spektor V, Kanekar SG, Zacharia T, Roller R.
FREE to members of ARRS - http://iweb.arrs.org/iweb/purchase/ProductDetail.aspx?withoutButtons=false&Product_code=ajr_1201P52&Token=

A good CT perfusion primer:
Cerebral Perfusion CT: Technique and Clinical Applications. 
June 2004 Radiology, 231, 632-644

A decent summary article:
CT Protocol for Acute Stroke: Tips and Tricks for General Radiologists. 
October 2008 RadioGraphics,28, 1673-1687

Good article on scan interpretation and different conditions and patterns:
Evaluation of CT Perfusion in the Setting of Cerebral Ischemia: Patterns and Pitfalls. 
AJNR 2010 31: 1552-1563. http://www.ajnr.org/content/31/9/1552.full

Brain CT & MR Perfusion RSNA refresher course:
RSP 1309: Brain Perfusion Imaging: Techniques and Applications
This course covers CT and MR perfusion including techniques and interpretation. MR perfusion is discussed with both dynamic contrast bolus and arterial spin labelling techniques. The MR discussion include clinical uses for both stroke and tumor, including evaluating tumor response to antiangiogenic therapy
Select Course RSP 1309 from the list on this page (It is listed multiple times, under the CT, MR and Neuroradiology categories): 
You need to log in with your RSNA ID and Password, and the course is then FREE

Spine (Top)

-Nomenclature and Classification of Lumbar Disc Pathology
AJNR Web Site

Recommendations for Anticoagulated Patients Undergoing Image-Guided Spinal Procedures
Kennith F. Layton, MD, David F. Kallmes, MD and Terese T. Horlocker, MD
American Journal of Neuroradiology 27:468-470, March 2006


MR Safety (Top)

- A veryuseful resource is: MRIsafety.com which contains a wealth of information including a list of commonly implanted devices and their MR compatibility.

- MR Artifacts, Safety, and Quality Control.
Jiachen Zhuo, MS and Rao P. Gullapalli, PhD
RadioGraphics January 2006. 26: 275-297

Books (Top)

Practical Differential Diagnosis for CT and MRI
Practical Differential Diagnosis for CT and MRI

Eugene Lin, Edward Escott, Kavita Garg, Andrew Bleicher, David Alexander New York, NY: Thieme Medical Publishers, 2008.
Purchase at:
Barnes & Noble
Or buy the eBook at iTunes Books
Read the review from RadioGraphics

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