Getting an early brain injury diagnosis can help prevent further injury from complications and allows for more specific treatments that can lead to a more positive long term prognosis.
- A very sensitive and accurate brain injury diagnostic device
Diffusion tensor imaging (DTI)
- Readily available
- Useful in rapid and more specific re-scanning
- Excellent for detecting acute subarachnoid and acute parenchymal hemorrhage
Positron emission tomography (PET)