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MRI improvements for eye imaging

Joseph Demer, MD, Professor of Opthalmology and Neurology, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, discusses orbital MRI with relation to diagnosis of the many types of strabismus. Using high-performance surface coils and protocols that can control the patient’s gaze, it is possible to resolve details of the...

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Diffusion-weighted MRI in acute stroke: stronger is not always better

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) with a newer 3.0 Tesla magnetic resonance image (MRI) scanner may be less accurate than with an older 1.5 T scanner for detecting stroke lesions within the first 6 hours after onset- according to a report published in Neurology. Based on their...

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Conscious sedation OK for endovascular acute ischemic stroke therapy

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Endovascular therapy for acute ischemic stroke is at least as safe in nonintubated versus intubated patients, a small, retrospective study shows. As reported online May 5th in Stroke, preliminary findings show patients with middle cerebral artery (MCA-M1) occlusion, who were...