Conventional Imaging in the Diagnosis of Brain Tumors

  • Athanasios D. GouliamosEmail author
  • Nicholas J. Patronas


The imaging features of various neoplasms in the central nervous system (CNS) are reviewed using the currently available diagnostic modalities. The advantages of each method in improving sensitivity and specificity in the diagnosis of CNS tumors are underlined.


Brain neoplasms Diagnosis Brain neoplasms MRI 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Athanasios D. Gouliamos
    • 1
    Email author
  • Nicholas J. Patronas
    • 2
  1. 1.School of MedicineNational and Kapodistrian University of AthensAthensGreece
  2. 2.NeuroradiologyNational Institute of HealthBethesdaUSA

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