Head injuries often result in a traumatic brain injury. CT remains the imaging modality of choice in the acute setting to triage patients requiring emergent surgical intervention or conservative medical management.
When analyzing total body composition, the most detailed scan you can get is the DEXA scan. Body composition analysis by DEXA is an accurate tool for assessing weight loss, nutrition, exercise, rehabilitation, and overall health.
Magnetic resonance angiography, also known as (MRA), is a type of MRI that looks specifically at the body's blood vessels. It is used to identify abnormalities and potential health issues.