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.

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 clinical study to evaluate...
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 to...
Russian Team Developing New Technology to Significantly Reduce MRI Research Costs
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | January 16, 2018
January 16, 2018 — Researchers from the NUST MISIS Engineering Center for Industrial Technologies in Russia have...
Smartphone Addiction Creates Imbalance in Brain
News | Mobile Devices | January 11, 2018
January 11, 2018 – Researchers have found an imbalance in the brain chemistry of young people addicted to smartphones...
Emergency Radiologists See Inner Toll of Opioid Use Disorders

Rates of Imaging Positivity for IV-SUDs Complications. Image courtesy of Efren J. Flores, M.D.

News | Clinical Trials | January 11, 2018
January 11, 2018 – Emergency radiologists are seeing a high prevalence of patients with complications related to opioid...
Study Finds No Evidence that Gadolinium Causes Neurologic Harm

MR images through, A, C, E, basal ganglia and, B, D, F, posterior fossa at level of dentate nucleus. Images are shown for, A, B, control group patient 4, and the, C, D, first and, E, F, last examinations performed in contrast group patient 13. Regions of interest used in quantification of signal intensity are shown as dashed lines for globus pallidus (green), thalamus (blue), dentate nucleus (yellow), and pons (red).

News | Contrast Media | January 11, 2018
January 11, 2018 — There is no evidence that accumulation in the brain of the element gadolinium speeds cognitive...
Weight Loss Through Exercise Alone Does Not Protect Knees
News | Orthopedic Imaging | January 11, 2018
January 11, 2018 – Obese people who lose a substantial amount of weight can significantly slow down the degeneration of...
Neurofeedback Shows Promise in Treating Tinnitus

The standard approach to fMRI neurofeedback. Image courtesy of Matthew Sherwood, Ph.D.

News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | January 11, 2018
January 11, 2018 — Researchers using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) have found that neurofeedback...
Male Triathletes May Be Putting Their Heart Health at Risk
News | Cardiac Imaging | January 09, 2018
January 9, 2018 – Competitive male triathletes face a higher risk of a potentially harmful heart condition called...
State-of-the-Art MRI Technology Bypasses Need for Biopsy
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | January 09, 2018
January 9, 2018 – The most common type of tumor found in the kidney is generally quite small (less than 1.5 in). These...
New Studies Show Brain Impact of Youth Football
News | Neuro Imaging | January 09, 2018
January 9, 2018 — School-age football players with a history of concussion and high impact exposure undergo brain...
The new GE Healthcare Air Technology MRI coil design is 60 percent lighter than conventional coils, provides more flexibility and conforms to a patient’s anatomy like a blanket. The technology was unveiled at RSNA 2017 in late November.

The new GE Healthcare Air Technology MRI coil design is 60 percent lighter than conventional coils, provides more flexibility and conforms to a patient’s anatomy like a blanket. The technology was unveiled at RSNA 2017 in late November.

Feature | January 08, 2018 | Dave Fornell
Here is the list of the most popular articles and videos on the Imaging Technology News (ITN) magazine website from the...
WEBINAR: Neuroimaging from a Clinical MRI Perspective, sponsored by Philips Healthcare. How to better manage your MRI department.
Sponsored Content | Webinar | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | January 08, 2018
The webinar "Neuroimaging from a Clinical MRI Perspective," explains how imaging departments can become more creative...
New International Report Provides Comprehensive Guide to Imaging in Chagas Heart Disease
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | January 03, 2018
January 3, 2018 — Chagas disease (ChD), an infectious parasitic disease transmitted primarily by triatomine insects,...
MRI Shows Brain Differences Among ADHD Patients
News | Neuro Imaging | January 02, 2018
January 2, 2018 — Information from brain magnetic resonance images (MRIs) can help identify people with attention...
Migraines Linked to High Sodium Levels in Cerebrospinal Fluid
News | Neuro Imaging | December 29, 2017
December 29, 2017 — Migraine sufferers have significantly higher sodium concentrations in their cerebrospinal fluid...
Artificial intelligence was the number one topic in radiology in 2017, with topics ranging from gadolinium to MRI technology

Artificial intelligence was the number one topic of interest in radiology in 2017, based on the most popular articles and videos on ITN in 2017.

Feature | Radiology Imaging | December 28, 2017
The Imaging Technology News (ITN) website had another record year with more than 1.25 million page views in 2017. Rad...
MRI Uncovers Brain Abnormalities in People With Depression and Anxiety

Significant cortical thickness differences among the three groups. All regions survived clusterwise-correction (p<0.001). Image courtesy of Youjin Zhao.

News | Neuro Imaging | December 22, 2017
December 22, 2017 — Researchers using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) have discovered a common pattern of structural...
The Philips IQon Elite debuted at RSNA 2017 with features designed for emergency and trauma imaging. #RSNA2017, #RSNA17

The Philips IQon Elite debuted at RSNA 2017 with features designed for emergency and trauma care, as well as oncology. Image courtesy of Philips Healthcare

 

Feature | RSNA 2017 | December 21, 2017 | Greg Freiherr
The tenets of value-based medicine rippled across the exhibit floor like waves from a stone tossed in a pond. But it...