Tuesday, August 25, 2015

An Expanded Role for Neuroimaging in the Evaluation of Mild Cognitive Impairment

New technology allows neuroradiologists to change their approach to elderly patients with memory loss

August 2015
SMIL Radiology Report

With the development of computer soft - ware capable of performing volumetric  calculations combined with a large comparison database of normal controls, Ram  says the evaluation can be done in min - utes and allows him to accurately identify  morphologic changes of the brain that are  typical of Alzheimer’s disease. 

A 2013 study compared volumetric  MRI imaging with NeuroQuant analysis  in 20 (published site)