fbpx

How to manage fatigue with a neurological condition (1)

The first of a two part blog from Aisling van der Walt (Specialist neuro occupational therapist at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in Queen Square), aims to offer general advice to people living with fatigue alongside a neurological condition, and those supporting them.

Read More

What happens when you have an MRI scan?

Having an MRI scan for the first time can, understandably, be daunting. Queen Square carries out thousands of MRI scans each year – the majority being brain scans – and supporting patients through every stage of the process is very important to us. We’ve put together this guide to address some key points and help […]

Read More

What Type of Headache Do I Have?

Dr Manjit Matharu explains why getting the correct headache diagnosis is so important It might seem that treating headaches is simple: Take painkillers and wait for the pain to pass. Yet, a lot of people are living with chronic and severe headaches, causing a significant impact on their quality of life. The good news is, […]

Read More

QSIC attends the 56th annual meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR)

Fiona Vicary, superintendent radiographer from the Queen Square Imaging Centre, was pleased to attend the 56th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) in Vancouver from June 2nd to June 7th 2018.  As always, the meeting provided a fantastic programme of speakers and discussions which covered a wide and diverse range of topics […]

Read More
MRI Contrast: Is there a need to worry?

MRI Contrast: Is there a need to worry?

The use of contrast dyes in medical imaging is extremely common.   Typically injected into a vein in the hand or arm during the scan, contrast is used to enhance the appearance of certain structures within the body. Dyes are not always essential – when looking at bones, ligaments and tendons, contrast dyes are rarely needed.  […]

Read More
Is MRI Safe?

Is MRI Safe?

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI for short), is just one of many different diagnostic tests used by doctors on a daily basis in hospitals to diagnose illness.  Our specialist imaging centres in London carry out around 6000 examinations each year, a mere drop in the ocean of the circa 3 million MRI scans performed each year […]

Read More