Diagnostic Techniques

  • Jiro Suzuki


Various diagnostic techniques are currently in use for the diagnosis of brain infarction and other intracranial diseases, and a wide variety of information concerning the metabolic and hemodynamic condition of the brain is thereby obtainable. However, in the short history of the development and establishment of these techniques, the appearance of X-ray computerized tomography (CT) has brought about the most dramatic improvements in the diagnosis of both the site and type of lesion in cases of cerebrovascular disease. For this reason, CT scanning must be regarded as the beginning of a new area of visual imaging of the brain.


Single Photon Emission Computerize Tomography Cerebral Blood Flow Digital Subtraction Angiography Cerebral Infarction Moyamoya Disease 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jiro Suzuki
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Neurosurgery, Institute for Brain DiseasesTohoku University School of MedicineNagamachi, SendaiJapan

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