If you’re experiencing the signs of a neurological problem, your primary care doctor may refer you to a neurologist for further evaluation. Depending on your symptoms, your neurologist may order a variety of tests to help diagnose your condition.
Sutter’s neurodiagnostic specialists evaluate neurological, visual, auditory and peripheral nerve conditions using a variety of tests. These tests may include:
- Brain PET Scan
- Cerebral Angiogram
- Cerebrovascular Ultrasound
- Evoked Potentials
- Functional MRI
- Head CT Scan
- Nerve Biopsy
- Nerve Conduction Studies and EMG
- MRI Perfusion Scanning
- MRI Spectroscopy
- 3 Tesla MRI
In addition, neurodiagnostic specialists perform testing in surgical settings and monitors patients' neurological well-being during surgical procedures. Such tests play vital roles in the diagnosis and management of seizures, brain hemorrhage, stroke, head trauma, brain surgery, spinal injuries and neuromuscular causes of paralysis and sensory loss.
Across the network, our affiliate diagnostics laboratories are accredited by the American Board of Registered Electroencephalographic Technologists.