Neuroradiology is comprised of fellowship-trained, board certified radiologists who are highly skilled in providing precise diagnosis and appropriate therapy for the best medical outcomes.
Neuroradiology 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 diagnosis of diseases and disorders of the brain, spine, and the head and neck region. These diseases and disorders include:
- 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