Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

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

Avoiding contrast dyes for imaging tests not necessary if concerned about iodine allergy, peer-reviewed study concludes #MRI

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News | Contrast Media Injectors | September 16, 2021
September 16, 2021 — FDB (First Databank), a leading provider of drug and medical device knowledge that helps...
Revised guidelines for lung cancer screening eligibility are perpetuating disparities for racial/ethnic minorities, according to a new study in Radiology.

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News | Lung Imaging | September 15, 2021
September 15, 2021 — Revised guidelines for lung cancer screening eligibility are perpetuating disparities for racial/...
To get more flexibility and cost savings from storage, healthcare organizations are increasing their investments in the cloud
Feature | Information Technology | September 15, 2021 | By Kumar Goswami
Healthcare organizations today are storing petabytes of medical imaging data — lab slides, X-rays, magnetic resonance...
Changing business models require the adoption of new technologies to remain efficient and effective
Feature | Information Technology | September 15, 2021 | By Chris Patrick
Does it take a global pandemic to change the way providers deliver care? COVID-19 brought an impact to many healthcare...
As with all imaging technologies, COVID-19 is expected to continue to negatively impact the market.

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Feature | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | September 14, 2021 | By Melinda Taschetta-Millane
According to a new report produced by Grand View Research, the global magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) market size was...
Figure 1: MWT Schematic of a typical setup for detecting malignant tissues/tumors.

Figure 1: MWT Schematic of a typical setup for detecting malignant tissues/tumors.

Feature | Radiology Imaging | September 14, 2021 | By Brendon McHugh
While microwave tomography (MWT) imaging has been around for a few decades, advances in computing power, artificial...
Plan to attend RSNA21 at McCormick Place Chicago, Nov. 28 – Dec. 2, 2021

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News | RSNA | September 13, 2021
September 13, 2021 — The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) today announced highlights of the Technical...
New recommendations will help provide more reliable, reproducible results for MRI-based measurements of cartilage degeneration in the knee, helping to slow down disease and prevent progression to irreversible osteoarthritis, according to a special report published in the journal Radiology

Knee cartilage compartments with anatomic labels implemented in lateral (left side), central (middle), and medial (right side) MRI obtained with an intermediate weighted fat-saturated fast-spin-echo sequence (top row) and a spin-lattice relaxation time constant in rotating frame (T1r) magnetization-prepared angle-modulated partitioned k-space spoiled gradient echo snapshots sequence (bottom row, T1r maps). Study was performed without administration of intravenous gadolinium-based contrast material. The lateral femur (LF)/medial femur (MF) and lateral tibia (LT)/medial tibia (MT) can be further divided into subcompartments on the basis of meniscus anatomy according to Eckstein et al. P = patella, T = trochlea.  Chalian et al, Radiology 2021 301; 7 ©RSNA 2021

News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | September 10, 2021
September 10, 2021 — New recommendations will help provide more reliable, reproducible results for magnetic resonance...
Neuroscientists at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology carried out comparative studies to determine safe operating conditions for multiband EEG-fMRI imaging while maintaining acceptable data quality standards

A team of psychologists and neuroscientists at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology including Sepideh Sadaghiani, Maximillian Egan, Ryan Larsen, and Brad Sutton published a study to establish safe use of electroencephalography coupled with newly developed functional MRI sequences. Image courtesy of the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology.

News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | September 07, 2021
September 7, 2021 — A team of psychologists and neuroscientists at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and...
As the world’s first FDA-cleared bedside MRI system, Hyperfine’s portable Swoop system is designed to allow physicians to rapidly understand the current state of injury to make life-saving decisions.

As the world’s first FDA-cleared bedside MRI system, Hyperfine’s portable Swoop system is designed to allow physicians to rapidly understand the current state of injury to make life-saving decisions. Within minutes, the technology can acquire critical images via a wireless tablet, powered by a standard wall outlet at the patient’s bedside. (Photo: Business Wire)

News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | September 01, 2021
September 1, 2021 — Hyperfine Inc. announced results of a study of the company’s FDA-cleared portable magnetic...
Investigator-led study explores feasibility and tolerability of single-fraction stereotactic ablative body radiotherapy using MRIdian's daily MRI-Guidance with on-table adaptive replanning
News | Radiation Therapy | August 30, 2021
August 30, 2021 — ViewRay, Inc. announced that the Miami Cancer Institute, part of Baptist Health South Florida, has...
A new Yale-led study shows that a portable magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) device can help identify such intracranial hemorrhages, potentially life-saving information particularly in areas or scenarios where access to sophisticated brain imaging scans are not readily available.

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News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | August 25, 2021
August 25, 2021 — When patients exhibit stroke symptoms, doctors must quickly make a life or death determination: Are...
CDI Quality Institute, a non-profit affiliate of RAYUS Radiology, one of the nation's leading national subspecialty providers for advanced diagnostic and interventional radiology services, once again qualified as a Provider-led entity (PLE) for the Medicare Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) Program with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
News | Radiology Business | August 23, 2021
August 24, 2021 — CDI Quality Institute, a non-profit affiliate of RAYUS Radiology, one of the nation's leading...
Researchers from King’s College London have created a novel interactive virtual reality (VR) system to be used by patients when undertaking an MRI
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | August 23, 2021
August 23, 2021 — Researchers from King’s College London have created a novel interactive virtual reality (VR) system ...
SyntheticMR and Siemens Healthineers signed a cooperation agreement in 2016, since 2018, SyMRI NEURO has been available for purchase on the Siemens Healthineers Digital Marketplace. The product can be seamlessly integrated in the clinical workflow.
News | Advanced Visualization | August 17, 2021
August 17, 2021 — SyntheticMR and Siemens Healthineers signed a cooperation agreement in 2016, since 2018, SyMRI NEURO...
#coronavirus #COVID19 #pandemic #RSNA21 will require all attendees and exhibitors to show proof of #vaccination and wear a #mask

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News | RSNA | August 12, 2021
August 12, 2021 — RSNA 2021 will require proof of COVID-19 vaccination from all in-person attendees and exhibitors at...

Figure shows coarse attention maps generated using GradCAM for correctly classified high-grade glioma (HGG), low-grade glioma (LGG), brain metastases (METS), meningioma (MEN), acoustic neuroma (AN), and pituitary adenoma (PA). For each pair, the postcontrast T1-weighted scan, and the GradCAM attention map (overlaid on scan) have been shown. In GradCAM maps, warmer and colder colors represent high and low contribution of pixels toward a correct prediction, respectively. Image courtesy of the Radiological Society of North America

News | Artificial Intelligence | August 12, 2021
August 12, 2021 — A team of researchers at Washington University School of Medicine have developed a deep learning...
Receiver operator characteristics curve for the optimal response classifiers, optimized for maximum F1-Score. The AUCs for each classifier are reported in the legend. Image courtesy of Gregory J. Czarnota

Receiver operator characteristics curve for the optimal response classifiers, optimized for maximum F1-Score. The AUCs for each classifier are reported in the legend. Image courtesy of Gregory J. Czarnota - [email protected]

News | MRI Breast | August 06, 2021
August 6, 2021 — Oncotarget published "MRI texture features from tumor core and margin in the prediction of response to...
#Siemens Healthineers has recently started offering its customers #WeScan. WeScan is a new service that helps #healthcare providers to perform magnetic resonance imaging (#MRI) examinations if they lack qualified #radiology staff
News | Information Technology | August 05, 2021
August 5, 2021 — Siemens Healthineers has recently started offering its customers WeScan. WeScan is a new service that...
Researchers from the School of Biomedical Engineering & Imaging Sciences at King's College London have automated brain MRI image labeling, needed to teach machine learning image recognition models, by deriving important labels from radiology reports and accurately assigning them to the corresponding MRI examinations

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News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | July 28, 2021
July 28, 2021 — Researchers from the School of Biomedical Engineering & Imaging Sciences at King's College London...