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.

Ann Arbor Startup Launches Augmented Reality MRI Simulator
Technology | Virtual and Augmented Reality | June 04, 2019

June 4, 2019 — SpellBound, an Ann Arbor startup specializing in...

Photo courtesy of Philips Healthcare

Feature | Radiology Business | May 31, 2019 | By Arjen Radder

Change is a consistent theme in our world today, no matter where you look. In healthcare, change — while slower than...

MRI Metal Artifact Reduction Poses Minimal Thermal Risk to Hip Arthroplasty Implants
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | May 23, 2019

May 23, 2019 — Clinical metal artifact reduction sequence (MARS)...

Henry Ford Hospital's ViewRay MRIdian linear accelerator system allows real-time MRI-guided radiotherapy. Shown is the support staff for this system. In the center of the photo is Benjamin Movsas, M.D., chair of radiation oncology at Henry Ford Cancer Institute. Second from the right is Carrie Glide-Hurst, Ph.D., director of translational research, radiation oncology.

Henry Ford Hospital's ViewRay MRIdian linear accelerator system allows real-time MRI-guided radiotherapy. Shown is the support staff for this system. In the center of the photo is Benjamin Movsas, M.D., chair of radiation oncology at Henry Ford Cancer Institute. Second from the right is Carri Glide-Hurst, Ph.D., director of translational research, radiation oncology.

Feature | Henry Ford Hospital | May 21, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor

Henry Ford Hospital thought leaders regularly speak at the radiation oncology and radiology conferences about new...

Videos | Radiation Therapy | May 21, 2019

This is a walk through of the ViewRay MRIdian MRI-guided radiotherapy system installed at ...

360 Photos | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | May 17, 2019

This is a dedicated cardiac Siemens 1.5T MRI system installed at the Baylor Scott White Heart Hospital in Dallas....

Miami Cardiac and Vascular Institute Implements Philips Ingenia Ambition 1.5T MRI
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | May 17, 2019

May 17, 2019 ― Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute announced the implementation of Philips’ Ingenia Ambition 1.5T...

Managing Architectural Distortion on Mammography Based on MR Enhancement
News | Mammography | May 15, 2019

May 15, 2019 — High negative predictive values (NPV) in...

Netherlands Hospital to Install State-of-the-Art MRI Ablation Center
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | May 13, 2019

May 13, 2019 — Imricor announced the signing of a commercial agreement with the Haga Hospital in The Hague,...

Screening MRI Detects BI-RADS 3 Breast Cancer in High-risk Patients
News | MRI Breast | May 09, 2019

May 9, 2019 — When appropriate, short-interval follow-up...

Clinical Trial Explores Opening Blood-Brain Barrier in Fight Against Alzheimer's

Vibhor Krishna, M.D., (right) fits David Shorr with a helmet-like device used in a new clinical trial for Alzheimer’s disease at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. The device uses MRI-guided imaging to deliver focused ultrasound to specific areas of the brain to open the blood-brain barrier. Image courtesy of Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.

News | Focused Ultrasound Therapy | May 09, 2019

May 9, 2019 — A new clinical trial at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and two other sites is testing...

Women With Coronary Artery Wall Thickness at Risk for Heart Disease
News | Cardiac Imaging | April 25, 2019

April 25, 2019  – The thickness of the coronary artery wall as measured by...

Philips Unveils IntelliSpace Radiation Oncology at ESTRO 2019
News | Oncology Information Management Systems (OIMS) | April 25, 2019

April 25, 2019 – Philips announced IntelliSpace Radiation Oncology, an intelligent...

ITN Wins Jesse H. Neal Award for Best Technical Content
News | Radiology Business | April 24, 2019

April 24, 2019 — Imaging Technology News (ITN) was recently named the 2019 Jesse H. Neal Award winner in the Best...

Artificial Intelligence Performs As Well As Experienced Radiologists in Detecting Prostate Cancer
News | Artificial Intelligence | April 18, 2019

April 18, 2019 — University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) researchers have developed a new...

A smart algorithm has been trained on a neural network to recognize the appearance of breast cancer in MR images

A smart algorithm has been trained on a neural network to recognize the appearance of breast cancer in MR images. The algorithm, described at the SBI/ACR Breast Imaging Symposium, used “Deep Learning,“ a form of machine learning, which is a type of artificial intelligence. Graphic courtesy of Sarah Eskreis-Winkler, M.D.

Feature | Artificial Intelligence | April 12, 2019 | By Greg Freiherr

The use of smart algorithms has the potential to make healthcare more efficient....

Videos | RSNA | April 03, 2019

ITN Editor Dave Fornell takes a tour of some of the most interesting new medical imaging technologies displayed on...