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by sllowe, Mar 07, 2008
To: Quix and Medhelp
Very thorough job!  This feature will be so useful and educational.  Many Thanks to you Doc-Q for solid explanations and facts we can be confident with, and to Medhelp for providing the means.
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by Wobbly, Mar 07, 2008
To: Quix and Medhelp
Very imformative, I would also like to see images of Lesion for MS if possible?  
thanks
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by sllowe, Apr 02, 2008
To: Quix
STIR, SPIN, Echo -

Can these techniques be done on the 1.5 telsa?  Or, is it w/the newer machines?

Just wondering.  Neuro's office will be getting a 1.5 machine, said they would be able to do some neat new things.  Wish he would of elaborated.  Rea
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by RAY911, May 04, 2008
To: QUIX


Quix as you know I have subcortical cerebral hemispheres left frontal lobe lesions 3+mm
mri it said atypical of demylenating  could be due to migrains and or ischemic
my DOC says no not ischemic or migrains,  i do not have migrains or HBP my quest
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by Octarine, Feb 08, 2009
To: Quixotic
Thank you for all the work that went into this. It's the clearest thing out there!  For those who want pictures, here's another link I've found helpful.  It's meant for MDs who are learning how to read MRIs and distinguish MS lesions from other causes of
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by Octarine, Feb 08, 2009
Oops!  Somehow I screwed that up.  Here's the link:

http://www.radiologyassistant.nl/en/4556dea65db62
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by jdhecaj, Apr 06, 2009
To: Quixotic
From how I am understanding this a decrease in T2 lesion load can be either a good thing or a bad thing.  So medications that advertise a reduction in T2 load in not saying anything.  T2 load increasing always says a bad thing about a med effectiveness bu
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by jdhecaj, Apr 06, 2009
To: Quixotic
cont.
A T2 lesion can be EITHER demyelenated or scared after demyelination.  There is no way to tell on MRI which type of T2 lesion it is, both are hyperintense.  The demyelinated T2 lesion gets smaller or disappears by being remylenated and the scared T
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by jdhecaj, Apr 06, 2009
To: Quixotic
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the scared T2 lesion tissue dies contracts and is absorbed(Atrophy) also getting smaller or disappearing.  That's a bad thing.  T2 lesions increasing are always a bad thing.  T2 lesions decreasing can be either good or bad?.
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by jdhecaj, Apr 06, 2009
To: Quixotic
cont.

A reduction in T2 lesions can mean a good thing & it can mean a bad thing?
Increasing T2 lesion is always a bad thing.

So a person wants to shoot for an advertisement that advertises it 'works without increasing T2 lesions'?

Lynn
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by richiebee9, Oct 13, 2010
To: Quix and Medhelp
nice article...very informative....one error that i found....on T1 weighted MRI images, CSF shows up dark and on T2 weighted images CSF is bright. I belive you have them mixed up. Minor error and most of the general public would not catch it, but i though
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by shay933, Oct 30, 2013
To: Quix and Medhelp
excellent information.
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by Dancedance405, Nov 25, 2013
To: Quix
Thanks for the article
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