MRI Breast

  • Siemens Healthcare has announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Magnetom Prisma, a 3 Tesla (3T) magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner capable of extraordinarily...

  • The U-Systems somo*v

    Over the last few years, new legislation mandating the inclusion of breast density findings in results letters sent to women after their mammography exams has begun...

  • This article appeared as an introduction to the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) systems chart that appeared in the October 2010 issue of Imaging Technology News.

  • Mammography and breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) are tried-and-true methods for spotting and preventing the spread of breast cancer and other abnormalities. Mammography alone detects up to...

  • Over the last couple of years, there have been many developments in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for breast cancer, which is used for diagnosis, staging, pretreatment and preoperative planning...

Technology | December 20, 2013
Siemens Healthcare has announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Magnetom Prisma, a 3 Tesla...
News | June 27, 2013
QSUM Biopsy Disposables, LLC received a new patent for the AccuFit MRI Coil draping provided for various breast imaging...
iron oxide nanochain and its constituent components

Figure 1. Illustration of (a) the iron oxide nanochain and its constituent components, and (b) targeting of the nanoparticles to a metastatic site. Inset: Interactions of circulating tumor cells and vascular bed.

Feature | May 15, 2013 | Efstathios (Stathis) Karathanasis, Ph.D.
Even though the vast majority of cancer mortality is due to metastatic disease, clinical practice indicates that...
Feature | April 26, 2013 | Sana Parsian, M.D., and Savannah C. Partridge, Ph.D.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has emerged as a valuable imaging modality for breast cancer detection and staging....
breast tomography

\"In retrospect, we might have seen the larger, 8 mm cancer on the 2D images,\" explains Marcela Bohm-Velez, M.D., FACR, \"But the second cancer was extraordinarily subtle -- only 3 mm in size --and there is no way we would have seen it on the 2D images.\"

Case Study | March 19, 2013 | Hologic Inc.
Just weeks after implementing 3D mammography (breast tomosynthesis) in their practice, radiologists at Weinstein...
Digital mammography systems

Photo courtesy of Hologic Inc.

Feature | March 19, 2013 | Raissa Rocha
Advances in digital mammography are evolving as clinicians look to improve breast cancer screening in women. In recent...
3D mammography (breast tomosynthesis) system

Christian Gomez, M.D., of the Tsehootsooi Medical Center, Fort Defiance, Arizona, credits the use of Hologic's 3D mammography system with helping its patient population avoid burdensome follow-up visits by providing more accurate, on-the-spot assessments of screening exams.

Case Study | March 19, 2013 | Hologic Inc.
For years, high cancer diagnosis rates and limited access to quality health services plagued the Navajo residents cared...
Breast MRI

Photo courtesy of Hitachi Medical Systems America

Feature | March 19, 2013 | By Williette Nyanue
Increasing research on women with dense breasts is having a positive effect on imaging modalities. It is estimated that...
dense breast tissue

3-D breast tomosynthesis images in combination with conventional and synthesized 2-D images aid in the viewing of dense breast tissue.

Feature | February 08, 2013 | By Gerald R. Kolb
Breast density notification is becoming a reality in many states across the nation by virtue of legislation. A detailed...
Breast Coil array
Technology | November 20, 2012
In breast MRI, Hologic is showing a new 16-channel Sentinelle Breast Coil array designed to provide excellent signal-to...

The Baxter 3D mammography coach has become a critical resource for the women of northern Arkansas and southern Missouri in obtaining their annual breast cancer screening.

Case Study | October 25, 2012
Baxter Regional Medical Center is going the extra mile to make sure women in the rural communities of northern Arkansas...

U-Systems recently received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its somo*v automated breast ultrasound system (ABUS) for breast cancer screening as an adjunct to mammography for asymptomatic women with dense breast tissue.

Feature | October 25, 2012 | Roberto Aranibar
Over the last few years, new legislation mandating the inclusion of breast density findings in results letters sent to...
Hitachi's Echelon Oval 1.5T

Hitachi's Echelon Oval 1.5T

Feature | October 25, 2012 | Helen Kuhl
Activity in the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) systems marketplace this year included the appearance of several units...
News | October 02, 2012
October 2, 2012 — A clinical trial published in the October issue of Radiology demonstrates that Aurora Imaging...

Positron emission mammography (PEM) produces a 3-D tomographic view of the breast in 12 images per view. Photo courtesy of Naviscan.

Feature | July 25, 2012 | Parvez Shirazi, M.D.
The last 20 years have brought about great advances in breast cancer detection and treatment. Among them has been the...

SecondLook Premier software from iCAD marks potential mass (oval) and calcifications (rectangle) on left breast with dense tissue.

Feature | June 01, 2012 | Thomas S. Chang, M.D., FACR
There has been much talk in the news lately about mammographic breast density, its association with the risk of breast...
Videos | Breast Imaging | March 30, 2012
Gary Levine, M.D., program chair/incoming president of the National Consortium of Breast Centers, gives an overview o
Feature | March 14, 2012 | Tobias Gilk
In imaging departments around the world, MR systems are stronger and faster, with greater image resolution than those...

The AuroraEDGE breast MRI system

Feature | January 31, 2012 | Helen Kuhl
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the breast continues to get more play as an important adjunct to mammography in...
News | December 13, 2011
  December 13, 2011 – Molecular breast imaging (MBI) has been found to be equivalent to magnetic resonance imaging (MRI...
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