Flashcards in Neuroradiology Deck (18)
What is a pneumoencephalogram?
remove CSF, replace with air, X-ray to see ventricles and detect shift
What is MRI not good at?
Air and Bone: CT better
when is ultrasound imaging used for brain?
functional MRI measures what?
activity of blood-O2 in areas of the brain
what is tractography?
using dominant direction that water can move in order to image white matter tracts
Nuclear Medicine for?
PET scans to detect labelled glucose for activity
T1 better for?
cortical thickening identification
T2 better for?
outlining abnormal physiology
what is lentiform nucleus made up of?
4 parts to limbic system?
anterior thalamic n.
what's the most common cause of temporal lobe epilepsy?
hippocampal sclerosis: cured by resection
absent vermis in cerebellum
No olfactory nerves
chiropractic manips can cause what?
What is a watershed stroke?
happens between vascular territories = hypoperfusion with stenosis: elderly
2 important veins to know in brain?
1. superior anastomotic vein of Trolard
2. inferior anastomotic vein of Labbe
Caudate and Putamen make?