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May 5, 2011

Slow Wave Brain Scan Technique Detects TBI Damage

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: , — veteranclaims @ 9:15 pm

Full article at: VA Research Develops Brain Scan To Detect TBI

By Alison St John

May 5, 2011

Mingxiong Huang, Ph.D, UCSD, describes his MEG brain scan technique [slow wave imaging technique] which can identify changes in the brain of people who have suffered traumatic brain injuries 90 percent of the time. Since MRIs only spot changes to the brain in about 10 percent of cases, he hopes to use his technique to help track whether treatments are working.

“Being able to see exactly where the brain was injured is very important,” Huang said, “You can perform pre- and post-intervention scans to see what part of the brain was changed.”

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