Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

MRI creates images from the resonance created in hydrogen atoms when they are polerized and an electromegntic pulse is used to knock them off axis. This section includes MR analysis software, MRI scanners, gadolinium contrast agents, and related magnetic resonance accessories.

  • The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared GOKnee3D, a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) application from Siemens Healthineers that significantly reduces the time required to perform comprehensive diagnostic exams of the knee.

  • Arterys Inc. announced its fifth 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the Arterys Oncology AI Suite, an artificial intelligence (AI)-based, cloud-based medical imaging software.

  • ITN Associate Editor Jeff Zagoudis demonstrates several mobile apps designed to help pediatric patients learn what an MRI exam is like to help calm their fears and make it easier to conduct the exam.

  • Investigations are underway at a hospital in Mumbai, India, after a man was killed when he was sucked into a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine while carrying a metallic oxygen cylinder into the exam room. Two hospital staff members have been arrested for causing death due to negligence,...

  • Study Finds No Evidence that Gadolinium Causes Neurologic Harm

    January 11, 2018 — There is no evidence that accumulation in the brain of the element gadolinium speeds cognitive decline, according to a new study presented at the annual meeting of the...

MRIdian Linac Receives Japanese Regulatory Approval
News | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | March 21, 2018

March 21, 2018 — ViewRay Inc. recently announced that the company received Shonin approval from the Japanese...

Siemens Healthineers Launches New Partners for Digital Ecosystem at HIMSS 2018
News | PACS Accessories | March 12, 2018

March 12, 2018 — At the 2018 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Annual Conference and...

Alternative Technique Can Improve Brain Imaging for Restless Children
News | Pediatric Imaging | March 08, 2018

March 8, 2018 – Children often find it difficult to remain still for...

The yellow in the anterolateral entorhinal cortex of the young brain indicates significant activity, something that is absent in the older brain.

This figure shows two different brains that are aligned to a common template space for comparison. The yellow in the anterolateral entorhinal cortex of the young brain indicates significant activity, something that is absent in the older brain. CREDIT: Zachariah Reagh

News | Nuclear Imaging | March 08, 2018

As we get older, it's not uncommon to experience "senior moments," in which we forget where we parked our car or...

While the imaging community may never have consciously put patients second, putting patients first is more than a numerical ranking.
Blog | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | March 06, 2018

Moral ambiguities don’t often come into play in medical imaging. Forget what Dr. House says ad nauseam on the...

Imaging Plays Key Role in Evaluating Injuries at Olympics
News | Orthopedic Imaging | February 28, 2018

February 28, 2018 — The Olympic Games give elite athletes a chance at athletic triumph, but also carry a risk of...

FDA Clears Siemens Healthineers' GOKnee3D MRI Application
Technology | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | February 19, 2018

February 19, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared GOKnee3D, a...

A brain MRI. Gadolinium contrast agents (GBCAs) are partly retained in the brain, raising safety concerns. Gadolinium deposition in the brain has raised concerns about Gadolinium toxicity.
Feature | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | February 16, 2018 | Dave Fornell

One of the biggest concerns in radiology in recent years is the safety of gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs)...

Arterys Receives First FDA Clearance for Oncology Imaging Suite With Deep Learning
Technology | Artificial Intelligence | February 15, 2018

February 15, 2018 — Arterys Inc. announced its fifth 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (...

AHRA and Canon Medical Systems Announce 2017 Putting Patients First Grant Winners
News | Patient Engagement | February 14, 2018

February 14, 2018 — The Association for Medical Imaging Management (AHRA) and Canon Medical Systems recently...

Videos | Pediatric Imaging | February 14, 2018

ITN Associate Editor Jeff Zagoudis demonstrates several mobile apps designed to help pediatric patients learn what...

Vantage Galan 3T XGO Edition MRI system was cleared by the FDA.
Technology | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | February 12, 2018

February 12, 2018 — Physicians now have access to more neuro and cardiac...

Indian Man Killed in MRI Accident. MRI magnet safety is key, the magnet is always on.
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | January 30, 2018 | Jeff Zagoudis, Associate Editor

February 5, 2018 — Investigations are underway at a hospital in Mumbai, India, after a man was killed when he was...

Bracco Diagnostics' MultiHance Contrast Agent Earns Expanded Approval for Pediatric MRI
News | Contrast Media | January 30, 2018

January 30, 2018 — Bracco Diagnostics Inc. announced the labeling of its...

Brain-scan guided emergency stroke treatment can save more lives
News | Neuro Imaging | January 25, 2018

January 25, 2018 – Advances in brain ...

Brain Imaging Predicts Language Learning in Deaf Children
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | January 23, 2018

January 23, 2018 – In a new international collaborative...

Imricor Announces Enrollment Completion for Clinical Study on Vision-MR Ablation Catheter
News | Interventional Radiology | January 23, 2018

January 23, 2018 – Imricor Medical Systems announced completion of enrollment for the...

Blog | RSNA 2017 | January 18, 2018 | Dave Fornell

The Radiological Association of North America's (RSNA) 2017 conference will be remembered as the year artificial...

Philips Introduces Technology Maximizer Program for Imaging Equipment Upgrades
Technology | Radiology Imaging | January 17, 2018

January 17, 2018 — Philips recently announced the launch of Technology Maximizer, a cross-modality program designed...

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