Neuroradiology is comprised of fellowship-trained, board certified radiologists who are highly skilled in providing precise diagnosis of diseases and disorders of the brain, spine, and the head and neck region.
The Neuroradiology section is comprised of fellowship-trained, board certified radiologists who are highly skilled in computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance (MR) imaging, perfusion imaging and MR spectroscopy. Our radiologists also perform image-guided procedures for diagnostic purposes including fluoroscopic-guided lumbar punctures, myelograms, cisternograms, and diagnostic cerebral and spinal angiography.
A subspecialty of radiology, neuroradiology focuses on the appropriate therapy for the best medical outcomes. Our radiologists are experts in a range of disorders and disease of the spine, trauma, and head and neck cancer, including:
- Brain tumors
- Head and neck cancer
- Vascular malformations
- Demyelinating disease
- Degenerative diseases of the spine
Neuroradiology is integral to VCU Health's designation as a Level I Stroke and Trauma Center. There is active collaboration with specialists in neurology, neurosurgery, ear-nose-throat (ENT), and oncology to offer life-saving treatments.
- Coil embolization of aneurysms
- Arterial stenting
- Embolization of vascular malformations
- Thrombectomy for treatment of acute stroke
- Biopsy of tumors that affect the head and spine
- Diagnostic magnetic resonance imaging methods
- Computed tomography
- Catheter angiography
- Coil placement
- Stent placement
Yang Tang, M.D., Ph.D.