Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

MRI, superconducting coil, University of Houston, Jarek Wosik
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | July 25, 2016
A multidisciplinary research team has developed a high-temperature superconducting coil that allows magnetic resonance...
fMRI, brain circuits, stress response, Yale study, PNAS
News | Neuro Imaging | July 22, 2016
July 22, 2016 — Research supported by the National Institutes of Health has...
MRI, arterial spin labeling, ASL, Alzheimer's disease, Alle Meije Wink
News | Neuro Imaging | July 20, 2016
Researchers in the Netherlands have coupled machine learning methods with a special magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)...
China, Shanghai Pulmonary Hospital, MRI scanner, wheelchair, damage

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News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | July 20, 2016
July 20, 2016 — Bringing a wheelchair into a...
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Blog | Imaging | July 20, 2016
Making healthcare more objective and precise promises to increase efficiency and reduce costs — the key ingredients of...
intermittent explosive disorder, IED, MRI, diffusion tensor imaging, University of Chicago study

Regions of the white matter skeleton in which connectivity in IED subjects was significantly lower than healthy controls. Image courtesy of Lee, et al, Neuropsychopharmacology

News | Neuro Imaging | July 19, 2016
In a new study published in the journal Neuropsychopharmacology, neuroscientists from the University of Chicago show...
Siemens Healthineers, Enterprise Services, ES, U.S. launch
Technology | Imaging | July 19, 2016
July 19, 2016 — Siemens Healthineers recently introduced an expanded Services portfolio, known as Enterprise Services
MRI, brain activity

An illustration of the human brain indicates where researchers found activity relating to free-will decisions. Image courtesy of Johns Hopkins University.

News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | July 15, 2016
Unlike most brain studies where scientists watch as people respond to cues or commands, Johns Hopkins researchers found...
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Activation in the insula is increased when the stomach is distended more. Image courtesy of Authors: G CAMPS, R VEIT, M MARS, C DE GRAAF, P SMEETS

News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | July 15, 2016
Stomach MRI images combined with functional fMRI of the brain activity have provided scientists new insight into how...
PET, mpMRI, prostate cancer detection, targeted biopsies, University of Michigan study, Morand Piert

The figure shows a Gleason 3+4 prostate cancer (arrows) as identified on T2-weighted (A) and diffusion-weighted (B) MRI, F-18-choline PET (C), as well as PET/MRI (D).

News | Prostate Cancer | July 14, 2016
July 14, 2016 — Adding F-18-choline positron e...
prostate cancer, MRI-guided biopsies, Overlake Medical Center Washington
News | Prostate Cancer | July 13, 2016
Overlake Medical Center, Bellevue, Wash., recently announced it is formally adopting a new standard of care for...
value medicine

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Blog | Imaging | July 13, 2016
Images shown at trade shows tend to be, well … perfect. The kVP is adjusted precisely in computed tomography (CT); the...
gadolinium, ACR Manual on Contrast Media, update, FDA safety concerns
News | Contrast Media | July 12, 2016
July 12, 2016 — The updated American College of Radiology (ACR) Manual on Contrast Media contains a statement address
InSightec, ExAblate Neuro, MRI-guided focused ultrasound device, essential tremor, FDA

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Technology | Focused Ultrasound Therapy | July 11, 2016
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved the first focused ultrasound device to treat essential...
MRI, gadolinium contrast, Parkinsonism, nervous system disorder, Blayne Welk, Western University
News | Contrast Media | July 05, 2016
July 5, 2016 — A study appearing in the July 5 issue of JAMA assessed the association between...
MRI scanners, helium gas field discovery, Africa, future supply
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | July 01, 2016
Helium is essential for many modern technologies, including magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanners. Now, researchers...
methylene blue, short-term memory, MRI study, University of Texas Health Science Center, Timothy Q. Duong
News | Neuro Imaging | June 30, 2016
A single oral dose of methylene blue results in an increased magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-based response in brain...
Vital Images, Vitrea 7 advanced visualization software, SCCT 2016
Technology | Advanced Visualization | June 30, 2016
Vital Images Inc. recently launched version 7 of its Vitrea advanced visualization software. This application-based...
Mayo Clinic, compact 3T MRI scanner, prototype, Rochester, GE Healthcare

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News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | June 29, 2016
This week Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., unveiled a new, one-of-a-kind, compact 3T magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)...
DEFUSE-2 studym, MRI, brain bleeding risk, post-stroke treatment, NIH

This image combines pre- and post-treatment scans from the same patient. Analysis of the two scans revealed that the area and size of post-treatment bleeding corresponded to blood-brain barrier disruption (shown in green, yellow and red) prior to therapy. Image courtesy of Richard Leigh, NINDS.

News | Advanced Visualization | June 29, 2016
In a study of stroke patients, investigators confirmed through magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) brain scans an...
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