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AKIMOV Vitaly

Neurologist, neurophysiologist M.D., Ph.D., Head of Neurology Department
2005
Starts working
at EMC
2002
Beginning of
the medical career

Dr.Akimov graduated from the Russian State Medical University in Moscow in 2002 and then went on with his training as a resident in neurology at Health Care Department of Moscow Municipality. In 2004-2007 he did post-graduate study at the Institute of Immunology in Moscow. 

Experience

Worked as a neurologist at Municipal Clinical Hospital #1 named after Pirogov, at ZIL Hospital, at the Moscow Municipal Center of Multiple Sclerosis.

Membership

American Academy of Neurology

Professional interests

The main activities:

  • Head and facial pain;

  • Pain syndromes of different locations, including neuropathic, chronic pain;

  • Dizziness and loss of stability;

  • Dementia and memory impairment;

  • Movement disorders, muscle tone, tremors;

  • Multiple sclerosis;

  • Cerebrovascular disease, including acute vascular neurology;

  • Rehabilitation after cerebrovascular events, injuries of the central and peripheral nervous system;

  • Sleep disorders;

  • Local injection therapy of pain syndromes;

  • Use of botulinum toxin for the treatment of muscular dystonia, headache, back pain, spasticity, local hyperhidrosis;

  • Carrying neurophysiological studies: electroencephalography, stimulation electroneuromyography, evoked potentials (somatosensory, auditory, visual).

Languages

Russian, English.

Акимов Виталий Сергеевич

AKIMOV Vitaly

Neurologist, neurophysiologist M.D., Ph.D., Head of Neurology Department
2005
Starts working
at EMC
2002
Beginning of
the medical career

Dr.Akimov graduated from the Russian State Medical University in Moscow in 2002 and then went on with his training as a resident in neurology at Health Care Department of Moscow Municipality. In 2004-2007 he did post-graduate study at the Institute of Immunology in Moscow. 

Department Neurology and Neurosurgery Clinic Moscow, Schepkina Str.,35 Telephone: +7 495 933 66 55

Experience

Worked as a neurologist at Municipal Clinical Hospital #1 named after Pirogov, at ZIL Hospital, at the Moscow Municipal Center of Multiple Sclerosis.

Membership

American Academy of Neurology

Questions

Please tell me what kind of examination is better in case of head injury - an MRI or CT scan. I have hit my head in June this year, and now I feel a discomfort at the site of the injury sometimes (there in no acute pain)?

CT has advantages in the visualization of bone structures. MRI is better for soft structures imaging, including the brain substance. According to the description, the intracranial structures damage is unlikely. Why CT or MRI? An ultrasound of soft tissues in the area of injury is also applicable. The pain in the scull can also be associated with vessel, for example, cranial ( read more )

CT has advantages in the visualization of bone structures. MRI is better for soft structures imaging, including the brain substance. According to the description, the intracranial structures damage is unlikely. Why CT or MRI? An ultrasound of soft tissues in the area of injury is also applicable. The pain in the scull can also be associated with vessel, for example, cranial arteritis, or lymphadenitis, or muscle/enthesis, and then you might need certain blood tests. And maybe these tests are not required. I would recommend you to see the doctor and let him assess the case; he will take a decision concerning following examination as a result of consultation. ( hide )

21.12.2015
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