MRI Enhancement Brain Tumor

miklJuly 24, 2016
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Roughly one-third of CNS tumors are metastatic lesions, one third are gliomas and one-third is of non-glial origin. Glioma is a non-specific term indicating that the tumor originates from glial cells like astrocytes, oligodendrocytes, ependymal and choroid plexus cells. Astrocytoma is the most common glioma and can be subdivided into the low-grade pilocytic type, the […]

MRI Contrast Brain Tumor

miklJuly 23, 2016
7 images
FMRI is used to determine the specific location of the brain where a certain function, such as speech or motor function, occurs. During functional resonance imaging of the brain, the patient is asked to perform a specific task, such as recite the Pledge of Allegiance, while the scan is being done. By pinpointing the exact […]

MRI Brain Tumor Without Contrast

miklJuly 23, 2016
7 images
MRI, or magnetic resonance imaging, is the scanning procedure used in medicine for examining the insides of the human body. The MRI procedure may require a special contrast agent. The contrast agent is required for those images that need finer resolution. In some cases both MRI with contrast and MRI without contrast are performed to […]

MRI Brain Tumor Contrast

miklJuly 23, 2016
6 images
Brain tumor is an abnormal and often uncontrolled growth of cells, and takes up space within the cranial cavity (skull). It can compress, shift and/or invade and damage healthy brain tissue and nerves and usually interferes with normal brain function. Tumors can be benign (non-cancerous) or malignant (cancerous), can occur in different parts of the […]

MRI Brain Tumor Classification

miklJuly 23, 2016
7 images
The WHO classification of CNS tumours is the most widely accepted system for classifying CNS tumours and was based on the histological characteristics of the tumour. Although the most recent version of the ‘blue book’ is the 4th edition from 2007, an update has been released in 2016 3, which should be considered a replacement […]

MRI Brain Tumor Child

miklJuly 23, 2016
9 images
Brain tumors are the most common solid tumors in children. Approximately 4,000 children and adolescents in the U.S. are diagnosed with primary brain tumors each year. Primary brain tumors start in the brain and generally do not spread outside the brain tissue. Most central nervous system cancers are brain tumors. Brain tumors, either malignant or […]