Tag Archives: CT Brain Imaging

Appropriate Use of Neuroimaging in Dementia Diagnosis (Ontario Health Technology Assessment Series / BBC News)

Summary This economic literature review and cost-effectiveness analysis investigated neuroimaging for diagnostic purposes, and in particular examined whether computed tomography (CT) or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) should be used. It was not possible to answer the specific research questions with … Continue reading

Posted in BBC News, Diagnosis, For Doctors (mostly), For Researchers (mostly), In the News, International, Systematic Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

MRI Versus CT Brain Imaging Compared (BMC Neurology)

Summary The ability to identify the underlying causes of dementia has the potential to enable the provision of the most appropriate treatment(s) and possibly (one day) slow or halt progression of the disease. This systematic review and meta-analysis compares the … Continue reading

Posted in For Doctors (mostly), For Researchers (mostly), Proposed for Next Newsletter, Quick Insights, Systematic Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment