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Nuclear Scans Eeg Electroencephalogram
From a cardiac perspective nuclear scans are performed with either exercise or medications to examine the blood flow in the heart. Before and at peak exercise the patient is given a radio tracer which travels in the blood to the heart. Pictures are take before and after exercise and compared to evaluate for any blockages in the ...Read more
Tests brain activity: A noninvasive, painless exam where electrodes are placed on scalp and electrical activity is recorded via computer. Patient usually sits in a chair, or lays on a stretcher. Indications include seizures and other causes of brain dysfunction. May be used to both diagnose and monitor a seizure disorder. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I've been having headaches every day since last Fri. Unilateral by my eye. When I get my EEG if I by chance have a HA what will show up on the scan?
I have severe sudden-onset migraines that present with multiple symptoms. Had normal mri/eeg. Could a pet scan be helpful? I know something is wrong.
Probable not...: Pet scan is a very sensitive and pretty specific exam that detects cells that have an unusually high metabolic rate, such as cancer cells that are rapidly dividing, or areas of active inflammation. Most has, especially "migraine" type, are not due to cancer or infection, instead they result from alterations in blood flow. The very rare ha caused by a brain tumor would be easily detected by mri. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Other than cat scan, eeg, ekg, MRI and neuro exam, what other tests should follow a TIA with no residue?
After sudden 1st seizure, is it possible to get another seizure after your EEG and brain scan come back clean?
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