localization and presurgical functional mapping. Better diagnoses and treatments of brain injury will not only result in improved care for those injured in conflicts overseas, but also the many suffering from motor vehicle accidents, sports related injuries and other trauma. We are extremely pleased that MEG is being seen to play a role in helping those afflicted."
In addition to Elekta Neuromag, NICoE will feature advanced equipment and services for psychological health, as well as the treatment of TBI, including a 3T MRI Scanner, Computer Assisted Rehabilitation Environment (CAREN) system, 64-slice PET /CT scan, virtual reality room, firearm simulator, occupational therapy gym and more.
For additional information regarding NICoE, visit www.fallenheroesfund.org. For a list of centers utilizing Elekta Neuromag technology, visit www.elekta.com/meg.
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