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Editor's e-Note
The prevalence of traumatic brain injury (TBI) among military personnel in combat settings is startling. According to the Institute of Medicine, 20% to 23% of American soldiers, sailors, and airmen in Afghanistan and Iraq suffer TBI. As long as this country puts its personnel in harm’s way—and politics aside, to some extent that must happen—treating TBI in those who serve our country is a must. Prompt imaging and treatment seems like a reasonable place to start, and is the topic of this month’s E-News Exclusive.

— Jim Knaub, editor
e-News Exclusive
How Early MRI Could Improve Traumatic Brain Injury Care

Between one-fifth and one-fourth of military personnel serving in Iraq and Afghanistan sustained a traumatic brain injury (TBI) during their service, according to the Institute of Medicine. Neuroimaging physicians at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, believe earlier MRI imaging of those patients might someday lead to better outcomes among afflicted servicemen and women.

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Worth Repeating
“COPD is a very heterogeneous disease. Patients are classified based on spirometry, but patients with the same air flow may have different symptoms and significant variation in how much regular activity they can perform, such as walking to their car or up the stairs in their home.”

Grace Parraga, PhD, from the Robarts Research Institute in London, Ontario, Canada, discussing the benefits of including imaging when diagnosing patients with COPD
Other Imaging News
Women Show Persistent Memory Impairment After Concussion
RSNA is reporting the results of a study that found that women may face more struggles than men when it comes to concussion recovery.

More Frequent Overnight Hot Flashes Linked With Brain Scan Changes
A recent study found that women who experience more hot flashes during the menopause transition, especially at night, are more likely to develop changes in the brain that put them at a higher risk for developing cerebrovascular disease, according a report from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

MRI Shows Cell Density Remains Constant as Brain Shrinks With Age
While the brain shrinks with age, the number of cells contained therein remains constant according to the results of an MRI study by researchers from University of Illinois at Chicago.

Aneurysms May Recur Years After Endovascular Treatment
Endovascular treatment of intracranial aneurysm may lead to aneurysm recurrences in a large number of cases, according to a brain imaging study recently published in the journal Radiology and announced by RSNA.
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