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#RSNA18: MRI more accurate to predict Alzheimer’s disease

2018 20 Nov

A new study that will be presented next week during the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) shows MRI brain scans are better at predicting the development of Alzheimer’s disease in patients compared to clinical tests commonly used today. Until now, the standardized questionnaires and tests to measure cognition and... Read more

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DTI Reveals Brain Network Disruption in Children with PTSD

2016 25 Oct

A study appearing in the journal Radiology has revealed that children with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) experience disruptions in the structure of the neural networks in their brains. The findings could help in the development of treatments for PTSD in children.   PTSD is a serious mental health problem to the effects of which children... Read more

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DTI Helps Identify Recovery In Concussion Patients

2016 15 Jun

Researchers using an advanced form of MRI called diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) have found a way to differentiate in advance those concussion patients who may be burdened long-term and those who would recover fully. The team of researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Health System led by Professor Michael L. Lipton... Read more

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MRI-Type Imaging Predicts Impact From Combat Brain Injury

2016 04 Apr

Diffusion tensor imaging (DTI), a type of MRI, may be able to predict functional post-deployment outcomes for veterans who sustained mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI), or concussion, during combat, according to a new study published in the journal Radiology . Recently, there has been a dramatic rise in the incidence of combat-related... Read more

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European Society of Neuroradiology

2014 08 Nov

As the newly installed President of the European Society of Neuroradiology (ESNR), what are your goals for your term of office? The ESNR is a professional society with more than 3,000 members. A strategic plan and mission for the ESNR was initiated a few years ago. Under my presidency we will expand, improve and update this concept. The ESNR will continue... Read more

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DTI Helps Clinicians Better Predict mTBI Outcomes

2014 19 Sep

According to a new study published in the Journal of Neurotrauma , Diffusion Tensor Imaging (DTI), a specialised magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technique that detects microstructural changes in brain tissue, can help physicians better predict the likelihood of poor clinical outcomes following mild traumatic brain injury as compared to other... Read more

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Wii-Balancing Board For Multiple Sclerosis Patients

2014 26 Aug

According to new research published online in the journal Radiology, the Nintendo Wii Balance Board system can help people with multiple sclerosis (MS) reduce their risk of accidental falls. MRI scans reveal that the balance board system induces favourable changes in brain connections associated with balance and movement. MS is a disease of the central... Read more

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Concussions: Men Have Longer Recovery Time

2014 06 May

A recent study of concussion patients using diffusion tensor imaging (DTI), entitled “Sex Differences in White Matter Abnormalities after Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: Localization and Correlation with Outcome”, found that females recovered faster after concussion than males did. The findings are published online in the journal Radiology and... Read more