All posts by: Julia Albright PhD

LesionQuant Module’s Enriched Features: 3D T1 and FLAIR Reconstructed Images

An integral component of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) management is the ability to proficiently assess disease activity on MRIs from new and enlarging T2 FLAIR lesions. The latest release of the LesionQuant module of NeuroQuant (FDA cleared, CE marked) physicians can...
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LesionQuant White Paper: Accuracy and Reproducibility of T2 FLAIR Segmentation

Are you curious if automated brain lesion segmentation tools can be both highly accurate and reproducible? To confirm this possibility, we compared our fully automated LesionQuant module against manual expert segmentation. Volumetric brain imaging is a powerful tool for providing...
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The Role of Volumetric Neuroimaging in the Evaluation of Traumatic Brain Injuries

Of the 1.5 million traumatic brain injuries (TBI) every year, 80% of them are considered mild. A “mild TBI”, often referred to as a concussion, is defined as loss of consciousness and/or confusion and disorientation, which is shorter than 30 minutes...
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Why wait to adopt? Reliable, automatic brain quantification is a reality!

Volumetric brain imaging is a powerful tool for providing clinicians with clinical in vivo quantitative MRI biomarkers in their evaluation of many neurodegenerative conditions. Current clinical applications range from MCI, dementia (Alzheimer’s), MS, epilepsy to TBI and the list grows...
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The Importance of Image Alignment for Multimodal Volumetrics

Previously, we discussed the importance of image distortion correction and alignment to a standard space, providing the ability to measure accurately and repeatedly and track brain volumes over time. Additionally, we examined how CorTechs Labs’ products deliver high image quality...
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MR Image Standardization: Quality, Consistency and Spatial Integrity

Less than perfect positioning Typically, in every MRI scan, the patient’s head and therefore the brain, is aligned slightly differently. This is primarily dependent on patient positioning, including variability of head rotation and tilt. Manual segmentation of MR images is...
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Your Questions Answered: The Dynamic Atlas Explained

CorTechs Labs’ patented Dynamic Atlas™ technology provides automatic segmentation and volume measurements for patients ranging from 3-100 years, with robust segmentation and goodness-of-fit across all age ranges to the atlas. Similar to using a map of the world to identify...
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Your Questions Answered: NeuroQuant Norms Explained

Head size, weight, and growth normative reference charts are used to evaluate infant and child development relative to age and gender. Similarly, NeuroQuant® provides context to patients’ brain structure volumes as compared to a data set established from a large...
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The Role of Volumetric Neuroimaging in the Evaluation of Multiple Sclerosis

Automated volumetric MR imaging offers an opportunity to extend brain atrophy measurements to the routine management of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) patients by showing regional and whole brain atrophy, which can be monitored over time. In MS patients, brain volume loss,...
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2016 Brain Awareness Week Focus: Multiple Sclerosis and Neurodegeneration

According to the MS International Federation, multiple sclerosis (MS) is one of the most common diseases of the central nervous system, and more than 2,300,000 people worldwide are living with the diagnosis of MS. MS is defined as an immune-mediated...
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