Neuroradiology is a field of radiology that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the brain, spine, and nervous system using medical imaging techniques. These imaging tools include magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computed tomography (CT), and other imaging methods such as angiography. Neuroradiologists specialize in interpreting these images to aid in the early detection and treatment of neurological disorders, such as tumors, aneurysms, strokes, and degenerative diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. They play a critical role in determining the most effective treatment plan for patients, including surgical, medical, and interventional therapies. In recent years, advancements in neuroradiology have led to significant breakthroughs in the field of neurology. For example, new techniques such as functional MRI (fMRI) and diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) are providing doctors with even more precise and in-depth views of brain function and connectivity. These methods are being used to study the brain and nervous system in unprecedented detail, leading to new insights into the diagnosis and treatment of neurological conditions. With the increasing prevalence of neurological disorders and the need for accurate and timely diagnosis, the role of neuroradiology in modern medicine has become essential. As such, it is an integral part of neurology and is expected to continue to grow and evolve alongside advancements in medical imaging technology.

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Editor: Christopher Thomas Whitlow, WAKE FOREST SCHOOL OF MEDICINE.
Publication Type: Open Access Journal
Description: International Journal of Neuroimaging focuses on the whole range of human nervous system disease, neoplasia, tumors, lesions, cerebral vascular arterial diseases, epilepsy, infectious disease, toxic metabolic diseases, including stroke, neoplasia, degenerating and demyelinating diseases. IJNI accepts and publishes Original Research, Review, Literat