Neuroradiology is a branch of medical imaging focused on spotting abnormalities of the central and peripheral nervous system, spine, head and neck. These highly trained doctors use CT, MRI, X-ray and other techniques to diagnose strokes, tumors, aneurysms and other neurological conditions.

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Radiologists need better access to patient data stored in the electronic medical record, imaging IT expert Rik Primo explains. 

Imaging IT expert Rik Primo discusses emerging issues he saw at RSNA and HIMSS.

Many new imaging solutions were on display at the world's largest health informatics conference, held at McCormick Place in Chicago.

lyme disease on fMRI

MRI shows structural, functional brain abnormalities in Lyme disease long-haulers

Compared to a group of patients who had not been previously diagnosed with Lyme disease, those who had been infected displayed unusual activity in the frontal lobe of the brain on functional MRI scans.

October 26, 2022

Structural brain abnormalities linked to functional seizures

Using MRI imaging, the experts found that patients who experienced functional seizures had thinning in the superior temporal cortex and thickening of the left occipital cortex.

October 25, 2022

Brain scans reveal single doses of nicotine inhibiting estrogen production in women

On MRI and PET brain scans, women who were exposed to a small dose of nicotine showed altered activity in the thalamus region of the brain.

October 17, 2022
Cureus, ICH on CT

AI system boosts intracranial hemorrhage detection

“This study implies that future clinical workflows may see AI be used in an adjunct capacity to improve interpretations of CT scans by helping call radiologists' attention to findings that may be overlooked.” 

October 14, 2022
troubled child

MRI scans portray the significant impact of childhood neglect

“Here we show that that the opportunities that a child has in early life to learn and grow will impact not just their behavior but their actual brain development and brain structure for years to come,” authors of the new research shared.

October 12, 2022
cerebral palsy PET imaging

How PET imaging could benefit children with cerebral palsy

These new findings could help providers differentiate and manage CP associated with different levels of motor impairment, authors of the study indicated.

October 7, 2022
An example of a positive amyloid plaque PET nuclear brain scan. these tests can help identify Alzheimer's patients earlier so they can be prescribed drugs to treat the condition.

A new Alzheimer's drug therapy appears effective. What might this mean for the future of amyloid PET?

Previously, CMS determined that coverage for patients receiving treatment was dependent on their being enrolled in a CMS-approved clinical trial under coverage with evidence development (CED).

September 29, 2022

Fetal MRI reveals how opioid use during pregnancy limits brain growth in utero

This study is one of the largest to date to assess brain growth in opioid-exposed fetuses in utero. 

September 28, 2022
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