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IMAGING Management

Managing Incidental Findings Found During Neuroimaging

2015 31 Mar

Neuroimaging is an important diagnostic tool in the assessment of neurological disease, but often unmasks incidental findings (IFs). The negative impacts of IFs, such as patient anxiety, present neurologists with management dilemmas, largely due to the limited knowledge base surrounding the medical significance of these IFs. Specifically, the lack of... Read more

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Reducing Imaging Scans For Headaches May Delay Diagnosis

2014 30 Dec

According to an article published in the January issue of Neurosurgery , recent guidelines that seek to reduce the use of neuroimaging tests for patients with headaches run the risk of either missing or delaying the diagnosis of brain tumours. The article was written by Neurosurgeon Dr. Ammar H. Hawasli and colleagues of Washington University School... Read more

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Brain Centre Upgrades MR System to Benefit Research

2014 14 Nov

Aston Brain Centre improves spine image quality and consolidates musculoskeletal leadership with enhanced MR system   Aston Brain Centre at Aston University in Birmingham has upgraded its MAGNETOM® Trio MR system from Siemens Healthcare to the advanced capabilities of the MAGNETOM Trio Tim 3T in order to offer improved image quality for the benefit... Read more

Cardiology Management

Early Neuroimaging Scans Can Prevent Cardiovascular Disease

2014 27 Oct

According to a systematic review conducted by cardiologists, neuroscientists and psychiatrists from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, future prevention and treatment strategies for vascular diseases may lie in the early evaluation of brain imaging tests. The review has been published in JACC Cardiovascular Imaging. The researchers examined... Read more

Cardiology Management

Care Lags for In-Hospital Stroke Patients

2014 08 Oct

The findings of a new study presented at the Canadian Stroke Congress indicate that delivery of care lags for people who have a stroke while hospitalised for another ailment compared to those who are admitted following strokes outside of hospitals. Such patients endure more delays in getting the right tests and the right drugs.  "Intuitively, you would... Read more

IMAGING Management

Neuroimaging For Personalised Pain Therapy

2014 20 Sep

New research indicates that changes in functional connectivity between brain regions, as can be measured by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the resting state, may underlie the pathogenesis of fibromyalgia and other chronic pain states. As such, this parameter maybe used to monitor changes in brain function associated with pharmacological treatment,... Read more

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First UK Site to Install Siemens' Artis Q Interventional Technology

2014 13 Jul

The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust has become the first site in the UK to invest in the newest interventional radiology innovation from Siemens Healthcare. The Artis Q biplane system, due to be installed later in the year, will provide the hospital with the latest technology to support the diagnosis and treatment of neurological conditions and... Read more

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Research Finds Amended Brain Connections in Epilepsy Patients

2013 19 Nov

A new study, available online in the journal ‘Radiology’, published its findings on the latest research on epilepsy, since the most frequent type of this condition causes abnormal, widespread connections in patients’ brains which could provide indicators towards detection and treatment. Seizures emanating from the temporal lobes, situated right... Read more