What cases need magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the brain?
1. What is an MRI scan?
Modern magnetic resonance imaging method is increasingly proving effective and popular all over the world. Today, MRI is used to diagnose nearly every organ in the body.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) images with very high contrast, detail, sharpness, clarity, good anatomy and ability to create 3D are very good support for disease diagnosis for pathologies from simple to complex . In many cases, the diagnostic efficiency of MRI is much better than that of long-standing diagnostic methods such as ultrasound, X-ray, CT scan...
2. Why brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)?
Brain MRI can be helpful in evaluating other problems such as persistent headaches, dizziness, muscle weakness or paralysis, impaired vision (blurred vision) or seizures, and it can help detect medical conditions. chronic nervous system problems, such as multiple sclerosis or multiple sclerosis.
3. Who needs a cranial magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan?
Dizziness for a long time does not improve Persistent headache with varying degrees of pain, migraine or whole head, dull or sharp pain... Significant memory loss: Poor thinking, reduced concentration, confusion, forgetfulness... Loss sleeping often, not sleeping deeply, having difficulty in falling asleep, or waking up early and not being able to fall back to sleep... Hemiplegia, the body is so weak that it is difficult to grasp, difficulty in movement, sensory disturbances, or food loss 1 side... Visibility markedly reduced or pain on one side Distorted mouth, distorted face, difficulty speaking or hearing Stiff neck, vomiting, convulsions, seizures
Traumatic brain injury Cranial nerve tumor, brain tumor Cerebral infarction, cerebral hemorrhage, cerebrovascular accident Meningitis, encephalitis Cerebral vascular malformation, cerebrovascular disease, neuro-vascular conflict Congenital brain defects: brain defects, brain atrophy ... Multiple sclerosis, white matter degeneration Follow-up after brain surgery. 3.3 Contraindications to MRI of the brain Patients with pacemakers (absolute contraindications) In people with magnetic metals (relative contraindications) People with photophobia, Fear of lying alone Inability to lie still
4. Brain MRI at Vinmec
Patients performing MRI at Vinmec International General Hospital will be clearly guided by the support staff and technical staff on the manipulations, procedures, best safety issues, and guaranteed images. good diagnostic images without harming the patient.
The machine currently applies the safest and most accurate magnetic resonance imaging technology available today, without using X-rays, non-invasive. Silent technology is very beneficial for patients who are young children, the elderly, patients with weak health or have just had surgery.
MSc Doctor Lam Thi Kim Chi graduated with a Master's degree in Radiology - Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy and has over 6 years of experience as a radiologist. Dr. Chi used to work at Da Nang Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital before working as a radiologist at Vinmec Danang International General Hospital as it is today.
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