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.

Greater Left Ventricular Mass Increases Risk of Heart Failure
News | Cardiac Imaging | October 21, 2019
October 21, 2019 — Elevated left ventricular mass, known as left-ventricular hypertrophy, is a stronger predictor of...
The Revolution Apex intelligent computed tomography (CT) scanner

The Revolution Apex intelligent computed tomography (CT) scanner. Image courtesy of GE Healthcare.

News | RSNA | October 18, 2019
October 18, 2019 — At the 2019 annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA 2019), Dec. 1-6 in...
Guerbet Signs Agreement With Icometrix for Exclusive Distribution of Icobrain
News | Neuro Imaging | October 16, 2019
October 16, 2019 — Guerbet announced it has signed an exclusive agreement with Icometrix for the distribution in France...
Subtle Medical Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for AI-powered SubtleMR
Technology | Artificial Intelligence | October 16, 2019
October 16, 2019 — Subtle Medical announced 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market...
Using Compressed SENSE for faster MRI scans, healthcare providers can transform their radiology workflow.

Using Compressed SENSE for faster MRI scans, healthcare providers can transform their radiology workflow.

Sponsored Content | Case Study | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | October 16, 2019
Since the introduction of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), scan time has been the most important determinant of...
Canon Medical Receives FDA Clearance for Vantage Orian 1.5T MRI

Canon Medical Receives FDA Clearance for Vantage Orian 1.5T MRI

Feature | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | October 09, 2019 | By Jeff Zagoudis
While magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is one of the few medical imaging modalities that does not deliver ionizing...
Patient Treatments With ViewRay's MRIdian Linac Begin in New England
News | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | October 08, 2019
October 8, 2019 — ViewRay Inc. announced today that patient treatments are scheduled to begin in Boston with ViewRay's...
Machine Learning Could Offer Faster, More Precise Cardiac MRI Scan Results
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | September 25, 2019
September 25, 2019 – Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) analysis can be performed significantly faster with...
Colorado Orthopedic Clinic Adds Canon Medical Vantage Galan 3T MRI to Frisco Clinic Location
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | September 25, 2019
September 25, 2019 – The Steadman Clinic has added Canon Medical Systems USA Inc.’s Vantage Galan 3T magnetic resonance...
Brain image taken on an Echelon Oval 1.5T MR scanner

Brain image taken on an Echelon Oval 1.5T MR scanner. Image courtesy of Hitachi Healthcare Americas

Sponsored Content | Blog | Radiology Imaging | September 13, 2019
People who live in rural America may deserve the same quality healthcare as anyone living in the U.S., but it is not...
Imaging Biometrics and Medical College of Wisconsin Awarded NIH Grant
News | Neuro Imaging | September 09, 2019
September 9, 2019 — Imaging Biometrics LLC (IB), in collaboration with the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), has...
ASNC Announces Multisocietal Cardiac Amyloidosis Imaging Consensus
News | Cardiac Imaging | September 09, 2019
September 9, 2019 — The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) published a new expert consensus document along...
AJR Publishes Gender Affirmation Surgery Primer for Radiologists. transgender radiology images,

Scout image from contrast-enhanced CT shows erectile implant; stainless steel and silicone anchors (arrow) transfixed to pubic bone are asymmetric.

News | Orthopedic Imaging | September 05, 2019
September 5, 2019 — An ahead-of-print article published in the December issue of the American Journal of Roentgenology...
Neurological Brain Markers Might Detect Risk for Psychotic Disorders

Researchers at the University of Missouri used MRI scans similar to this photo to find neurological markers in the human brain. These markers can be used to detect people at risk for developing psychotic disorders and to understand when this risk has been successfully treated. Image courtesy of Marquette University/John Kerns.

News | Neuro Imaging | September 04, 2019
September 4, 2019 — Help may be on the way for people who might lose contact with reality through a psychotic disorder...
Medical Imaging Rates Continue to Rise Despite Push to Reduce Their Use
News | Radiology Imaging | September 03, 2019
September 3, 2019 — Despite a broad campaign among physician groups to reduce the amount of medical imaging, use rates...
High-capacity MRI Scanner Approvals Boosting Innovations in MRI-safe Pulse Oximeters
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | August 29, 2019
August 29, 2019 — A notable increase in the prevalence of chronic diseases has led to a surge in sales of high-end...
Delaware Imaging Network Now Offers NeuroQuant Brain Imaging MRI Software
News | Neuro Imaging | August 29, 2019
August 29, 2019 — Delaware Imaging Network (DIN), Delaware’s largest network of outpatient medical imaging centers, has...
Displacement comparison at the end-systolic frame and final frame

Displacement comparison at the end-systolic frame and final frame. The three patients (V6, V10, V16) with different left-ventricle walls are shown. Point-to-surface distance is a measure to estimate the distance of a point from the reference surface. Image courtesy of WMG, University of Warwick

News | Cardiac Imaging | August 28, 2019
August 28, 2019 — A new 3-D magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) computing technique developed by scientists in WMG at the...
Smoldering Spots in the Brain May Signal Severe MS

NIH researchers found that dark rimmed spots representing ongoing, “smoldering” inflammation, may be a hallmark of more disabling forms of multiple sclerosis. Image courtesy of Reich lab, NIH/NINDS.

News | Neuro Imaging | August 22, 2019
August 22, 2019 — Aided by a high-powered brain scanner and a 3-D printer, National Institutes of Health (NIH)...
Vaping Impairs Vascular Function

Image courtesy of the American Heart Association

News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | August 21, 2019
August 21, 2019 — Inhaling a vaporized liquid solution through an e-cigarette, otherwise known as vaping, immediately...