By Daniel Thomas Ginat

As as a result the expanding variety of surgeries at the mind, head, neck, and backbone, postoperative alterations are being encountered extra often on neuroradiological examinations. although, those findings are frequently unexpected to neuroradiologists and neurosurgeons and will be tricky to interpret. This e-book, which incorporates various photos and to-the-point case descriptions, is a accomplished but concise reference advisor to postsurgical neuroradiology. it is going to allow the reader to spot the kind of surgical procedure played and the implanted and to distinguish anticipated sequelae from problems. subject matters reviewed contain trauma, tumors, vascular problems, and infections of the pinnacle, neck, and backbone; cerebrospinal fluid abnormalities; and degenerative ailments of the backbone. This booklet will function a distinct and handy source for either neuroradiologists and neurosurgeons.

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21 Pneumorbit with nasolacrimal duct stent. The patient presented with proptosis after sneezing. 7 Strabismus Surgery 45 a b c d e f Fig. 22 Rectus transposition. Preoperative axial CT (a) and T2-weighted MR (b) images demonstrate right medial strabismus and right lateral rectus atrophy (arrow). Postoperative axial CT (c) and T2-weighted MR (d) images show interval normalization of the right globe alignment. The coronal CT (e) and T2-weighted MR (f) images show truncation of the lateral aspects of the right superior and inferior rectus muscles (arrows), which also display mildly increased signal.

The mesh was subsequently repositioned b Fig. 16 Medial and lateral orbital wall decompression. Axial (a) and coronal (b) CT image shows surgical defects in the bilateral medial and inferior orbital walls and right lateral bony orbital wall (arrows). 1 Discussion Orbital decompression for dysthyroid orbitopathy serves to reduce proptosis and improve visual acuity and intraocular pressure. A variety of orbital decompression techniques can be implemented, such as resection of the medial, lateral, or inferior orbital walls or a combination of these (Fig.

26), and polytetrafluoroethylene (Fig. 27), and fillers Fig. 23 Lateral osteotomy rhinoplasty. Axial CT image shows bilateral in-fractures of the frontal processes of the maxilla, which are characteristic of the procedure (arrows) 15 (Fig. 28). The implants are sometimes purposefully positioned such that they appear asymmetric on imaging, but the cosmetic results are considered satisfactory. Kirschner (K) wires may also be used for support when there is total nasal collapse or septal cartilage warping.

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