1. Is the eye the window to the brain? How gadolinium is changing the field of cerebrovascular imaging

    Is the eye the window to the brain? How gadolinium is changing the field of cerebrovascular imaging

    Gadolinium could be doing a lot more for cerebrovascular patients than previously thought. According to a group of researchers at the National Institutes for Health, the chemical agent could highlight not just abnormalities in routine brain MRIs, but identify the severity of incident stroke. Gadolinium has long played a critical role in clinicians’ understanding of pathologic processes, and that will likely continue to be the case, senior author Richard Leigh, MD, and colleagues wrote in Neurology this week. Though the chemical might be commonplace in the clinical setting, Leigh said the ties between the agent, eye health and stroke indicators ...

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