Gadolinium based contrast agents (GBCAs) used in MRI causes gadolinium retention in the brain, posing possible patient safety issues. Jeff Zagoudis

Gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs) used in MRI causes gadolinium retention in the brain, skin and bone. However, there have not been any large-scale studies to determine if this presents long-term patient safety issues.

 

Blog | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | December 15, 2017 | Dave Fornell

Over the past couple years covering the news about gadolinium-based contrast agent (GBCA) retention in the brain,...

Videos | RSNA 2017 | December 15, 2017

A post-game roundup by ITN Contributing Editor Greg Freiherr and ITN Editor Dave Fornell on the trends and new tech...

GE and NVIDIA Unveil Artificial Intelligence Upgrades to CT, Ultrasound and Analytics Solutions
Technology | Artificial Intelligence | December 14, 2017

December 14, 2017 — At the 2017 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Annual Meeting, GE Healthcare and...

Mirada Medical and Optellum Debut AI-Based Lung Cancer Diagnosis Solution at RSNA 2017
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | December 14, 2017

December 14, 2017 — Optellum, a high-tech startup in lung cancer and machine learning, and Mirada Medical recently...

iCAD's PowerLook Tomo Detection Experiences Growing Adoption
News | Mammography | December 14, 2017

December 14, 2017 — iCAD Inc. recently announced that customer adoption of its PowerLook Tomo Detection is gaining...

Philips Launches MR Prodiva System With Breeze Workflow Guided Patient Setup
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | December 14, 2017

December 14, 2017 — Philips showcased the company’s latest...

Siemens Healthineers Strengthens CT Portfolio With Four New Systems at RSNA 2017

The Somatom Force with the new FAST 3-D Camera

Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | December 14, 2017

December 14, 2017 — Siemens Healthineers introduced four new...

Toshiba Medical Introduces Aquilion Prime SP CT System at RSNA 2017
Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | December 13, 2017

December 13, 2017 — Toshiba Medical, a Canon Group company, introduced its new Aquilion Prime SP...

Philips IntelliSpace Portal 10 Highlighted by New 3-D Modeling Application
Technology | Advanced Visualization | December 13, 2017

December 13, 2017 — Philips announced the debut of IntelliSpace Portal 10, the latest edition of its comprehensive...

Videos | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | December 13, 2017

Emanuel Kanal, M.D., director of MRI services and professor of radiology and neuroradiology at the University of...

Siemens’ FAST (Fully Assisting Scanner Technologies) 3D Camera is designed to optimize patient positioning using artificial intelligence to evaluate optical and infrared pictures of the patient on the CT table below. #RSNA17, #RSNA2017

Hanging from the ceiling above a premium CT scanner, Siemens’ FAST (Fully Assisting Scanner Technologies) 3D Camera is designed to optimize patient positioning using artificial intelligence to evaluate optical and infrared pictures of the patient on the CT table below. Shown at RSNA 2017, the work in progress had not yet been cleared by the FDA for marketing in the U.S.

 

Blog | RSNA 2017 | December 13, 2017 | Greg Freiherr

In the run-up to RSNA 1999, General Electric unveiled its 0.7T OpenSpeed. It was easy to be impressed. 

The...

AI Visualize Inc. Debuts Artificial Intelligence Cloud Image Visualization Platform at RSNA 2017
Technology | Remote Viewing Systems | December 13, 2017

December 13, 2017 — AI Visualize Inc. debuted its new cloud-based...

GE Healthcare Launches Blanket-Like Air Technology MRI Coils
Technology | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | December 13, 2017

December 13, 2017 — GE Healthcare announced U.S. FDA 510(k) clearance of its new Air Technology, what it calls an...

Videos | Cybersecurity | December 12, 2017

J. Anthony Seibert, Ph.D., professor and chair of informatics, University of California Davis, describes the...

Brainlab Contrast Clearance Analysis Software Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance
Technology | Contrast Media | December 12, 2017

December 12, 2017 — Brainlab announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance of its Contrast Clearance...

Toshiba Vantage Galan 3T XGO Edition MRI Features New Advanced Gradient

MRI of the brain performed on the Galan 3T utilizing the 32-channel Head SPEEDER Coil

Technology | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | December 11, 2017

December 11, 2017 — Toshiba Medical, a Canon Group company, demonstrated the Vantage Galan 3T XGO Edition...

Sectra Offers Gadolinium Tracking Functionality in DoseTrack Software
Technology | Contrast Media | December 11, 2017

December 11, 2017 — Sectra recently announced the global introduction of gadolinium tracking in its dose monitoring...

Philips Debuts IQon Elite Spectral CT Scanner at RSNA 2017
Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | December 11, 2017

December 11, 2017 — At the 2017 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Annual Meeting, Philips unveiled the...

Siemens Healthineers Introduces Mammomat Revelation Mammography System for Improved Biopsy Workflow
Technology | Mammography | December 11, 2017

December 11, 2017 — Siemens Healthineers unveiled the new Mammomat Revelation premium...

Breast Cancer Screening Performance Impacted by Mean Mammographic Compression Pressure
News | Mammography | December 08, 2017

December 8, 2017 — Dutch researchers demonstrated a strong relationship between compression pressure in mammography...

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