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The Language of Medicine- 8th Edition

cerebrospinal fluid analysis samples of CSF are examined
cerebral angiography x-ray imaging of the arterial blood vessel system in the brain after injection of contrast material
computed tomography (CT) of the brain x-ray technique that generates computerized cross-sectional images of the brain and spinal cord
myelography x-ray imaging of the spinal canal after injection of contrast medium into the subarachnoid space.
magnetic resonance imaging of the brain magnetic and radio waves create an image of the brain in all 3 planes
positron emission tomography (PET) scan computerized radiologic technique using radioactive glucose to image the metabolic activity of cells
doppler/ultrasound studies sound waves detect blood flow in the carotid and intracranial arteries
electroencephalography (EEG) recoding of the electrical activity of the brain
lumbar puncture (LP) CSF is withdrawn from between two lumbar vertebrae
stereotactic radiosurgery use of specialized instrument to locate and treat targets in the brain
Created by: fergy