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IMAGING Management

RSNA15: 3D MRI Shows Early Signs of Stroke Risk in Diabetic Patients

2015 24 Nov

People with diabetes have a significantly increased risk of strokes with worse outcomes than the non-diabetic population. New research shows that 3D MRI can identify high risk cardiovascular biomarkers, such as intraplaque haemorrhage, in diabetic patients before onset of carotid artery stenosis. The findings are being presented next week at the annual... Read more

Cardiology Management

Carotid Artery Narrowing Linked to Memory Issues

2014 30 Apr

According to the findings of a recent study presented at the the American Academy of Neurology’s 66th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, there is a link between symptom-free narrowing of the carotid artery in the neck and problems in memory, learning, decision-making and thinking when compared to people with similar risk factors but no narrowing in the... Read more