Postsurgical Morphologic MR Imaging
The postsurgical neuroradiologic study is designed to assess physiologic (normal sequelae), or pathologic changes (complications). In addition, the study should also evaluate, although this is more difficult, the presence of any residual disease after surgical resection of the mass. Subsequently, periodic monitoring is required to follow the course of the disease and to assess if progression or recurrence occur. Knowledge of the type of surgical approach and procedures performed is necessary to better interpret postsurgical neuroradiologic findings and to clarify their meaning.
KeywordsContrast Enhancement Bone Flap Subdural Empyema Linear Enhancement Pathologic Enhancement
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