MRI is the reference examination for brain and spinal cord pathologies.
MRI is the reference examination for brain explorations notably allowing, by means of excellent contrast and spatial resolution, the visualization of grey and white matter in the brain, meninx and cerebrospinal fluid of the pericerebral spaces, the vessels (arteries and veins) as well as the different cranial nerves (optic nerve, olfactory nerve, facial nerve, vestibulocochlear nerve…). Thus, it is possible to carry out an etiological assessment of headaches, memory disorders, sensory disturbances, dizziness…
A CT scan is a cross-sectional examination, using X-rays, which your doctor may also prescribe, particularly for trauma assessments, to explore the bones of the skull or in the event of contraindications to MRI.
Professor Beaujeux is an interventional radiologist, specialized in vascular interventional radiology at Strasbourg University Hospital. As a University Professor and pioneer in his field, he has developed specific materials for peripheral and neurovascular embolization and is a recognised international expert in the field of peripheral vascular and cerebral malformations.
Raoul Pop is a hospital practitioner in the Interventional Neuroradiology Department at the Strasbourg University Hospital and a radiologist on the imaging platform of the IHU. He is involved in various clinical and experimental research projects with a focus on neurological, visceral and vascular pathologies.
Doctor Stéphane Kremer is Professor of Radiology at the Faculty of Medicine in Strasbourg. He is in charge of the Imaging Department 2 at Hautepierre Hospital, Strasbourg University. His main clinical activity is diagnostic neuroradiology, and more particularly multimodal MRI. He is in charge of Diagnostic Neuroradiology for the Department of the French Society of Neuroradiology. His research activities are centred on inflammatory diseases of the central nervous system and neuroradiological imaging of COVID-19.