Author Archives: Chang-Woo Ryu
An 11-year-old boy was involved in a car accident and presented in a semicomatous state.
Clinically he was diagnosed as having sustained a diffuse axonal injury and was treated conservatively.
A brain MRI was performed one month following injury and a repeat one 1 year later.
Susceptibility WI at the one month interval showed multiple microhemorrhages in both frontal lobes.
The one year follow-up MRI showed diffuse, symmetric, confluent hyperintensities in the periventricular WM and these findings were not present on the initial MRI.
The question is whether the WM changes seen at the one-year follow up study are related to the diffuse axonal injury. … Continue reading >>
Does the Insurance Company Require the Certification of Neurointerventionist for Payment of the Interventional Procedure?
Does the insurance company require the certification of neurointerventionist for payment of the interventional procedure?
I’m an interventional neuroradiologist in South Korea. Korea’s health insurance service inquired of the Korean Society of Interventional Neuroradiology what is the qualification of neurointerventionist for payment of interventional procedure.
I want to know certification requirements for neurointervention in America.
Does the insurance company require the other certification as well as ABR or institutional certification of fellowship?… Continue reading >>