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SYMPOSIUM
Year : 2011  |  Volume : 59  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 111-116

Role of imaging in the management of neuro-ophthalmic disorders


Sankara Nethralaya, A Unit of Medical Research Foundation, Chennai - 600 006, Tamil Nadu, India

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Rashmin Anilkumar Gandhi
Sankara Nethralaya, A Unit of Medical Research Foundation. 18, College Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai 600 006, Tamil Nadu
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0301-4738.77015

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Advancements in physics, computers, and imaging science in the last century have seen neuro-imaging evolving from a plain X-ray to computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging scans, noninvasive angiography, and special sequences such as fat suppression, fluid attenuation recovery and diffusion-weighted imaging. A prompt prescription of an appropriate imaging modality and the most suitable sequence can increase the diagnostic yield, and in many instances, it can be a sight-saving and even a life-saving decision. This article discusses basic principles of neuro-imaging, its common indications, and the appropriate application in an ophthalmology practice.


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