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What Can A Mri Of The Brain Detect
Mri or magnetic resonance imaging is one of the more recently developed imaging modalities available to physicians. It uses powerful magnets to generate images. There is no ionizing radiation which is a major advantage over many other modalities. Mri is the best imaging exam that we have for most soft tissue and joint related problems. There are radiologists ...Read more
Vascular disease: Mra looks at moving blood in the arteries of the brain and can help in the diagnosis of vascular narrowing from atherosclerosis, or anerysms, and arteriovenous malformations (avm). Though an MRI may detect large aneurysms and if contrast is given suggest avm, mra is much more sensitive than MRI when investigating vascular anatomy. Mra does have its limits, small aneurysms can't be detected. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Would a Brain MRI detect an acoustic neuroma? I have NF1. But have some on the symptoms of an acoustic neuroma. MRI was normal.
Not typically.: Alcohol is a major cause of brain damage, and it has been estimated that one alcoholic beverage kills about 50,000 neurons. There are about 100,000,000,000 neurons in the brain. By the time the damage is detectable on MRI, there has significant brain damage. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What type of diseases does a negative brain MRI detect? Does it eliminate a lot of neurological disorders?
How long does it take to get results from a brain MRI? I had it Monday , it's now Saturday and I haven't heard anything. I'm worried.
Depends on center: Most imaging center and hospital radiologists will create a formal report of your study any where from within a few hours to a few days of your scan. This is then sent to the ordering physician. How quickly they review these reports and contact you is unknown but you should call their office and set up an appointment to review your results. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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