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Measuring creatine using CEST-MRI to track myocardial damage

Myocardial infarction, with its high mortality rate, is one of the leading causes of death in India. Complications arise in different regions of the myocardium at different rates. Identifying and treating them at an early stage is essential to achieving a favorable prognosis. Key Point: Imaging technologies have revolutionized diagnostic… 

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White matter brain injuries in infants may predict altered childhood cognitive function

Giving preterm infants qualitative MRIs when they reach term-equivalent age may help predict cognitive impairments as late as age 9, according to a study published in the journal Pediatrics. The study found that white matter injury found at 38 weeks to 42 weeks was correlated with altered cognitive function at… 

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Early assessment by CT/CT angiography helps predict recurrent stroke after TIA and minor stroke

CT/CT angiography can be a helpful diagnostic tool in predicting which patients who have experienced transient ischemic attack (TIA) and minor stroke are at highest risk of recurrent stroke, especially within the first 48 hours, according to a recent study by Canadian investigators. Key Point: CT/CTA is a practical solution… 

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