Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

  • The FDA has cleared the Siemens Magnetom Terra as the first 7T MRI system in the U.S. to gain regulatory approval.

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared the first 7 Tesla (7T) magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) device, more than doubling the static magnetic field strength available for use in the United States. The Magnetom Terra from Siemens Healthineers is the first 7T MRI system cleared for...

  • The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Medical Imaging Drugs Advisory Committee (MIDAC) voted overwhelmingly last week to recommend new labels on gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs) warning of the possibility of gadolinium retention in the body following administration. The labels...

  • The new Visicoil MR is a helically-wound, flexible linear fiducial marker. The Visicoil MR hollow core design and multiple sizes mitigates the CT artifact often created by traditional gold seeds, offering you clearer visualization of the tissue to aid in faster and more accurate contouring.

  • GE Healthcare announced Signa Premier, a new wide bore 3.0T magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system, is now available for sale in the United States. Signa Premier is the result of a four-year collaboration with the National Football League (NFL) and research institutions around the world working...

  • Bayer contrast agents, contrast media, used for medical imaging.

    Here are several updates in medical imaging contrast media agents.

FDA Clears Siemens Magnetom Terra 7T MRI Device

FDA Clears Siemens Magnetom Terra 7T MRI Device

Technology | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | October 12, 2017

October 12, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared the first 7 Tesla (7T)...

MR Solutions Showcases Multimodality MRI Solutions on Two Continents
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | October 11, 2017

October 11, 2017 — MR Solutions took their cryogen-free preclinical multimodality...

Guerbet to Participate in French Interventional Radiology Conference
News | Contrast Media | October 10, 2017

October 10, 2017 — Guerbet announced it will be taking part in the 65th edition of the Journées Francophones de...

News | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | October 10, 2017

October 10, 2017 — Elekta announced that members of the Elekta MR-linac Consortium reported data related to the...

Trends in contrast media used in magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography

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Feature | Contrast Media | October 04, 2017 | By Dave Fornell

Over the past decade, several clinical studies have shown gadolinium-based...

In June, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared the Magnetom Vida 3.0T MRI scanner from Siemens Healthineers

Image courtesy of Siemens Healthineers

Feature | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | October 03, 2017 | By Melinda Taschetta-Millane
Siemens Healthineers Debuts Magnetom Vida RT Pro Edition MRI at ASTRO 2017
Technology | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | October 02, 2017

October 2, 2017 — Siemens Healthineers debuted the Magnetom RT Pro edition of Magnetom Vida, a version of the...

CorTechs Labs Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for NeuroQuant for Quantitative Brain MRI Analysis
Technology | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | September 29, 2017

September 29, 2017 — CorTechs Labs announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food & Drug...

Brain Disconnections May Contribute to Parkinson's Hallucinations
News | Neuro Imaging | September 27, 2017

September 27, 2017 — Researchers have found that disconnections of brain areas involved in attention and visual...

Toshiba Showcases MRI Workflow Enhancements at RSNA 2017
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | September 21, 2017

September 21, 2017 — Toshiba Medical will highlight its latest...

Siemens Healthineers to Showcase Magentom Vida MRI at RSNA 2017
Technology | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | September 18, 2017

September 18, 2017 — Siemens Healthineers announced it will display the new Magnetom Vida 3T...

FDA Committee Votes to Expand Warning Labels on Gadolinium-Based Contrast Agents
News | Contrast Media | September 12, 2017

September 12, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Medical Imaging Drugs Advisory Committee (MIDAC)...

News | Imaging | September 11, 2017

September 11, 2017 — Innovatus Imaging Corp., a newly created holding company formed by private equity firm...

Sponsored Content | Videos | Radiation Therapy | September 08, 2017

The new Visicoil MR is a helically-wound, flexible linear fiducial marker. The Visicoil MR hollow core design and...

Philips Scan Wise MRI can speed MRI workflows. The scanner is a Philips Ingenia 1.5T MRI system.
Sponsored Content | Webinar | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | September 07, 2017
As one of the largest outpatient neurological centers in the United States, Dent Neurologic Institute performs 120 MRI...
CIRS Launches New MRI Distortion Check Software
Technology | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | September 06, 2017

September 6, 2017 — MRI Distortion Check is a new, cloud-based solution designed to quickly and automatically...

FDA Approves Guerbet's Dotarem for Pediatric Patients Younger Than Two Years
Technology | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | September 06, 2017

September 6, 2017 — Guerbet LLC USA announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Dotarem...

Study Assesses Usefulness of MRI for Pediatric Sports-Related Concussion
News | Neuro Imaging | September 05, 2017

September 5, 2017 — A new study reviewed more than 5 years of records of...

The GE Healthcare Signa Premier MRI was among the top radiology stories from August 2017

The GE Healthcare Signa Premier MRI was among the top radiology stories from August 2017.

Feature | Imaging | September 01, 2017 | Melinda Taschetta-Millane

Here is the list of the most popular articles and videos on the Imaging Technology News (ITN) magazine website from...

European Medicines Agency Issues Update on Gadolinium Contrast Agents
News | Contrast Media | August 29, 2017

August 29, 2017 — The European Medicines Agency (EMA) issued a final opinion that recommended restricting the use of...

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