Advanced imaging helps diagnose post-COVID-19 nerve, muscle injuries: study

By Xu Jing
  • World
  • Wednesday, 02 Dec 2020

CHICAGO, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) -- A Northwestern Medicine study shows how advanced imaging technology can pinpoint what may have caused COVID-19 patients' nerve damage and help determine the best course of treatment.

Previous research from Northwestern (NU) found COVID-19 patients can experience nerve damage after being flipped onto their stomachs in the ICU as a life-saving measure to help them breathe. The new study demonstrates how advanced imaging aids this cohort of patients as well as two additional patient cohorts with COVID-19-related nerve damage.

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