Press Release: Limit Imaging Scans for Headache? Neurosurgeons Raise Concerns

Limit Imaging Scans for Headache? Neurosurgeons Raise Concerns

Headache Is Sometimes the Only Symptom of Brain Tumors, Says Reports in Neurosurgery

December 22, 2014 – Recent guidelines seeking to reduce the use of neuroimaging tests for patients with headaches run the risk of missing or delaying the diagnosis of brain tumors, according to a special article in the January issue of Neurosurgeryofficial journal of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health.

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