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Why are mri's used for a person was in a car accident and had a head injury?

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Dr. Gamal Boutros
Neurology
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In brief: To see damage

Ct scan is good enough to see blood to proceed with surgery, but to see seizure focus, abnormal behaviour or neurological deficits correlation with MRI is very helpful, to assess the damage.

In brief: To see damage

Ct scan is good enough to see blood to proceed with surgery, but to see seizure focus, abnormal behaviour or neurological deficits correlation with MRI is very helpful, to assess the damage.
Dr. Gamal Boutros
Dr. Gamal Boutros
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Dr. Reza Karimi
Neurosurgery

In brief: Better than CT

An MRI is a highly accurate radiological study which shows the structure of the brain and can demonstrate very small structural abnormalities which can occur after a traumatic brain injury.
In this regard, it is more sensitive than a ct scan of the head.

In brief: Better than CT

An MRI is a highly accurate radiological study which shows the structure of the brain and can demonstrate very small structural abnormalities which can occur after a traumatic brain injury.
In this regard, it is more sensitive than a ct scan of the head.
Dr. Reza Karimi
Dr. Reza Karimi
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