CT myelography

CT myelography

Neuroimaging A technique that combines myelography with CT imaging to evaluate the spinal cord, and related neural and bone structures. See Computed tomography, Magnetic resonance imaging.
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Though lots of imaging modalities are there for the diagnosis of spinal tumours, which includes Plain Radiographs, Contrast Myelography, CT Scan, CT Myelography, none of the above-mentioned modalities are comparable to MRI in evaluation of spinal tumours.
Unlike Myelography or CT Myelography, MR does not require lumbar puncture and intrathecal contrast administration, hence is devoid of complications related to Myelography procedures and that related to the contrast materials.
High-resolution 3D T2- and CT myelography images can show anatomical continuity or lack thereof of intradural nerve rootlets.
CT myelography remains an alternative method when MRI is unavailable or cannot be used because of uncontrolled pain, patient size, implanted metallic objects, the inability to lay flat during the exam time, or severe claustrophobia.
CT myelography is used in patients who are intolerant of closed spaces or who cannot undergo MRI9.
CT myelography and MR imaging of extramedullary cysts of the spinal canal in adult and pediatric patients.
In this study we looked at three groups: (a) controls representing 16 patients who underwent elective CT myelography, (b) patients considered positive xanthochromia with net bilirubin absorbances >0.
Conventional myelography and CT myelography even though useful diagnostically, are not frequently performed in the current era due to their invasive nature and better spatial resolution offered by the MRI (8).
Mokri et al28 have demonstrated in a study that the detection of CSF leaks with CT myelography was 67% as compared to 50 and 55% with spinal MR imaging and RC, respectively.