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Eeg Signal Analysis
Yes and no: The eeg is a tool to be used by a trained neurologist to help diagnose epilepsy. The eeg alone is of little value. The history and examination are the important elements. Eeg recorded during a seizure can be very helpful but difficult to obtain. Baseline eeg can show abnormal activity, especially in children, even though the patient has never had a seizure. It is valuable in the right hands. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A change: There is a change in the signal in the tissue that surrounds the brain ventricles. That is not very specific. For example as we get older than say 20? then this finding may become more prominent. It also depends on why you had the study done in the first place. It may reflect why you are having symptoms. To put it all together talk to your doctor. ...Read more
Hard to say: Discuss this with the doctor that ordered the test. ...Read more
Mri reading need interpretation , focal swelling with heterogenous abnormal signal in the spinal coed atc5-c6 level suggesting neoplasm has improved?
Need to discuss with: As stated, this sounds as if you had a type of previous "neoplasm" and the test is showing an improvement in the swelling around certain areas of your neck at c5-6. Possibly the radiologist did not know your history of previous neck surgery in the area. I recommend you have the ordering dr discuss your hx and the findings with the radiologist and then discuss in detail with you. Best wishes. ...Read more
Meaning of: transmitral spectral doppler flow pattern is abnormal for age. Isolated premature ventricular contractions. Normal 24 hour holter exam.?
Had polysomnography. Please explain: increase in phasic motor activity w/o stereotypical behaviors seen during REM sleep. ?
?+oligoclonal in csf, + opt neuritis,vep abn,EMG Abn, ocular CT abn,neuro cog test abn. No lesions. ? MS. +s/s- n/t legs,balance,speech.ms imitat.Neg
Clarification: You have multiple issues, and most would strongly implicate MS. But if an MRI of both brain and spinal cord is normal, you do NOT have MS. However, several other possibilities exist, and you need to clarify your diagnosis. May help to obtain another opinion. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
NO.: The ct may demonstrate anatomy but not physiology. ...Read more
Saw neuro after visual disturbance, probable migraine. MRI to r/o mass, found 3mm hyperintensity ant. parietal subcortical. Ref'd to MS specialist?
Depends: There are many lesions that appear on imaging as non-specific and can be seen in many lesions. There are exact criteria that are present which makes MRI useful in the diagnosis, discussing with another specialist might discern or eliminate this diagnosis. The finding on MRI is more consistent with migraine. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Mri: sm. Amt of subcortical/periventricular signal. Meaning? Mild encephalomalacia. Meaning? history sle, ra, meningioma sx. Age 59. Mri due to dizzyness.
Non-specific changes: I do not see anything serious in this report. Slight changes of this or that are commonly reported by radiologists. But it is your treating doctors job to put these in proper perspective. All i can see it is that these changes do not point me in any direction except that it can serve as a base line for future comparisons to see if there is any progressive changes in future. ...Read more
Solitary focus abnormal signal frontal subcortical white matter nonspecific for this young pt. This is MRI report. All labs normal. What does mean?
No: Eeg can show presence of seizure brain wave activity.These seizure brain activity can be caused by different conditions such as metabolic abnormality, lack of blood supply to brain cells, medication, epilepsy, brain tumor related, etc. It analyzes the brain "function" not the anatomy thus it can't detect brain tumor specifically. Mri needs to be done to detect brain tumors. Discuss with your md. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Semen Analysis:Vol 3ml,total sperm 35mil/ml,normal morphology 70℅,motility 70%,liquefaction 30min,pH 7.8,pus cells2-3/hpf,RBC1-2/hpf.Is Report normal?
Okay, but...: Your semen analysis is okay, but its parameter is just a rough indicator of fertility since some 50% of its causes lie in female factors; 30%, in male's; 20% in both'female and male factors. So, seek comprehensive evaluation / counseling timely, or contact www.HealthTap.com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to login; I can help. ...Read more
MRI results: scattered nonspecific foci of T2/FLAIR signal hyperintensity w/out associated mass effect w/in the supratentorial white matter. Meaning?
It is hard...: ...to comment on an MRI without knowing clinical details. The radiologist should have put his/her impression in the report and that may provide additional information. However, the physician who ordered the MRI would be the best person from whom to seek an explanation. Wish you the best. ...Read more
What does nonspecific heterogeneous marrow signal suggestive of red marrow reconversion on brain MRI means?
Red marrow: reconversion usually indicates a chronic hypoxic or anemic state. For example, it is sometimes seen in heavy smokers. Talk to your doctor about what it means in your case. ...Read more