Journal of Biomedical and Sustainable Healthcare Applications

Techniques, Advantages and Limitations of Neuroimaging: A Systematic Review

Journal of Biomedical and Sustainable Healthcare Applications

Received On : 06 October 2022

Revised On : 02 July 2023

Accepted On : 30 July 2023

Published On : 05 January 2024

Volume 04, Issue 01

Pages : 054-062


Neuroimaging was developed as a non-invasive and objective technique for studying the function and structure of the normal human brain, utilizing quantitative computational methods. The utilization of quantitative research in the study of neurological and mental health disorders is experiencing a notable increase. While there are post-residency programs offered in the field of Neuro-Radiology, it is important to note that neuroimaging is not recognized as an independent medical specialty. An increasing number of studies are placing emphasis on matters pertaining to rehabilitation. Hence, possessing a fundamental understanding of the prevailing neuroimaging approaches is crucial for comprehending and analyzing this rapidly evolving research area. This article provides an overview of the signal source, reviews the advantages and limitations associated with the techniques, and presents a comprehensive evaluation of the field. Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) has materialized as a prominent tool within the realm of rehabilitation science due to its widespread utilization and significance.


Neuroimaging, Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Magnetoencephalography, Positron Emission Tomography, Electroencephalograph, Functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy.

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Arulmurugan Ramu and Anandakumar Haldorai, “Techniques, Advantages and Limitations of Neuroimaging: A Systematic Review”, Journal of Biomedical and Sustainable Healthcare Applications, vol.4, no.1, pp. 054-062, January 2024. doi: 10.53759/0088/JBSHA20240406.


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