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.

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

Image courtesy of Bayer

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 company’s...
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 | Radiology Imaging | September 11, 2017
September 11, 2017 — Innovatus Imaging Corp., a newly created holding company formed by private equity firm Resilience...
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 quantify...
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 | Radiology 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 the...
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...
fMRI Study Suggets Childhood Obesity Could Be a Psychological Disorder

Increased brain activity when viewing food cues shown in yellow, orange, and red. Decreased activity is shown in blue. Activations are present in circuits that support self-regulation and attention (frontal cortex, anterior cingulate and basal ganglia). Image courtesy of Bradley Peterson, M.D., Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.

News | Neuro Imaging | August 28, 2017
August 28, 2017 — A team of researchers recently used...
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | August 24, 2017
August 24, 2017 — MR Solutions’ 9.4T cryogen-free...
Houston Methodist Hospital Enters Multi-Year Technology and Research Agreement With Siemens Healthineers
News | Radiology Imaging | August 17, 2017
August 17, 2017 — Houston Methodist Hospital and Siemens Healthineers have entered into a multi-year agreement to bring...