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Is the CT scan the best choice for diagnostic procedure for cva?
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In brief: Yes and No
Ct scan is usually done first because it's quick and informative.
However, MRI is superior at evaluating stroke.

In brief: Yes and No
Ct scan is usually done first because it's quick and informative.
However, MRI is superior at evaluating stroke.
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