It is estimated that this year (2014) across the United States coastlines almost 23500 new cases of nervous system cancer and brain will be diagnosed. And the encouraging fact is 50 percent of patients with brain cancer are treated with the confidence that they shall be cured of cancer through radiation therapy.
Statistics of 2010 reveal astonishing numbers that almost 2.5 million patients were registered across United States in emergency department visits, hospitalizations or deaths that were related to traumatic brain injuries or brain diseases.
The figures are more alarming worldwide. Therefore, it is ripe time for international players in the field of sciences, medical providers and patients to sit back and appreciate the role of radiology in diagnosing, treating and combating traumatic brain injuries and diseases.
The world of medicine and medical sciences has acknowledged the importance of medical imaging in controlling and treating brain diseases and injuries. Medical providers in all continents have successfully reduced the number of deaths caused by brain injuries and diseases because of early detection of cancer cells; and accurate specific diagnosis of brain injuries.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computer tomography (CT) and position emission tomography (PET) reflect state-of-the-art technology that has revolutionized the medical planet. These machines have drilled confidence in physicians to accurately diagnose and treat the diseases of brain like dementia, Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease, trauma, seizures, tumors and infections.
There has been a dramatic improvement in patient care and health care with digital imaging and radiation therapy.
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