Overview of Tests and Diagnostics

The Piedmont Brain Tumor Center along with Piedmont Atlanta Hospital provides all the necessary diagnostic procedures to make a fast and accurate diagnosis for the patient, therefore expediting the treatment of each patient's type of brain tumor.

Diagnostic testing includes:

  1. MRI scanning to include MR angiography

  2. CT Scanning to include CT angiography and 3-D CT scanning

  3. PET scanning

  4. Neuro-interventional Radiology (catheter based treatment)

  5. Neurophysiology Testing
    a. EEG
    b. Sensory and motor evoked potential monitoring
    c. EMG monitoring intra operatively

  6. Nuclear Medicine Testing

  7. Full range of laboratory testing

  8. Diagnostic Radiology exams (plain x-rays)