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.

Profound Medical Corp. Completes Acquisition of Philips' Sonalleve MR-HIFU Business
News | Focused Ultrasound Therapy | August 07, 2017
August 7, 2017 — Profound Medical Corp. recently announced that all closing conditions have been satisfied and it has...
News | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | August 07, 2017
August 7, 2017 — ViewRay Inc. announced that several presentations of early clinical experience with its MRIdian Linac...
GE Healthcare's Signa Premier MRI Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance
Technology | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | August 04, 2017
August 4, 2017 — GE Healthcare announced Signa Premier, a new wide bore 3.0T magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system,...
brain with chronic traumatic injury
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | August 02, 2017
Fighters are exposed to repeated mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), which has been associated with neurodegenerative...
News | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | July 31, 2017
July 31, 2017 — Elekta’s magnetic resonance radiation therapy (MR/RT) system will be the subject of 21 abstracts at the...
NIH-funded scientists have discovered that Parkinson’s disease increases the amount of “free” water in a particular brain area

NIH-funded scientists have discovered that Parkinson’s disease increases the amount of “free” water in a particular brain area. Image courtesy of David Vaillancourt, Ph.D., University of Florida.

News | Neuro Imaging | July 31, 2017
Scientists at the University of Florida have discovered a new method of observing the brain changes caused by Parkinson...
Contrast Media from Bayer, trends in contrast media and developments in contrast media
Feature | Contrast Media | July 28, 2017 | By Dave Fornell
Here are several updates in medical imaging contrast media agents. Two of the biggest news items were related to safety...
NeuroQuant Software Compatible With Hitachi 1.2T, 1.5T and 3.0T Hitachi MRI Scanners
Technology | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | July 27, 2017
July 27, 2017 — CorTechs Labs recently announced that Hitachi 1.2T Oasis, 1.5T Echelon Oval and 3.0T Trillium Oval...
"Residual Echo" of Ancient Humans May Hold Clues to Mental Disorders

MRI data shows (left) areas of the skull preferentially affected by the amount of Neanderthal-derived DNA and (right) areas of the brain’s visual system in which Neanderthal gene variants influenced cortex folding (red) and gray matter volume (yellow). Image courtesy of Michael Gregory, M.D., NIMH Section on Integrative Neuroimaging

News | Neuro Imaging | July 26, 2017
July 26, 2017 — Researchers from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) have produced the first direct evidence...
News | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | July 25, 2017
July 25, 2017 — ViewRay Inc. announced recently that the first cancer patients have been treated using the company's...
FDA Clears First Neonatal Magnetic Resonance Imaging Device
Technology | Pediatric Imaging | July 21, 2017
July 21, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the first magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)...
Synergy Radiology Associates Employs UroNav Fusion Biopsy System for Better Prostate Cancer Diagnosis
News | Biopsy Systems | July 17, 2017
July 17, 2017 — Radiologists from Synergy Radiology Associates (SRA) in Houston are using the power of 3-D medical...
News | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | July 13, 2017
July 13, 2017 — Elekta and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre have initiated installation of Elekta’s MR-linac, an...
Researchers Identify Visual System Changes that May Signal Parkinson's Disease
News | Neuro Imaging | July 11, 2017
July 11, 2017 — Changes in the visual systems of newly diagnosed Parkinson’s disease patients may provide important...
New Study Uses MRI to Probe Psychopathic Brains
News | Neuro Imaging | July 07, 2017
July 7, 2017 — Josh Buckholtz, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology at Harvard University, is the senior author of...
ACR Launches Updated LI-RADS for Liver Imaging
News | Clinical Decision Support | July 06, 2017
July 6, 2017 — Radiologists can improve their consistency of interpreting and reporting computed tomography (CT) and...
German Workshop Highlights Possibilities of Perfusion MRI
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | July 03, 2017
July 3, 2017 — When diagnosing strokes and heart diseases or looking at tumors, perfusion magnetic resonance imaging (...
Videos | Clinical Decision Support | June 29, 2017
Rami Doukky, M.D., system chair, Division of Cardiology, professor of medicine, Cook County Health and Hospitals System...
Toshiba Medical Introduces Vantage Titan Zen Edition MR
Technology | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | June 27, 2017
June 27, 2017 — Toshiba Medical, a Canon Group company, introduced its newest magnetic resonance (MR) system, the...
Henry Ford Cancer Institute First in World to Install Viewray MRIdian Linac
News | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | June 19, 2017
June 19, 2017 — The Henry Ford Cancer Institute is the first in Michigan – and first in the world – to offer patients...