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.

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...

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...

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)....

New Studies Show Brain Impact of Youth Football
News | Neuro Imaging | January 09, 2018

January 9, 2018 — School-age...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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....

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...

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...

Videos | Neuro Imaging | December 21, 2017

Max Wintermark, M.D., professor of radiology and chief of neuroradiology, Stanford Hospital and Clinics, discussed...

Videos | RSNA 2017 | December 20, 2017

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

Pediatric MRI with the Philips Ingenia system.

Pediatric MRI with the Philips Ingenia system.

Feature | Pediatric Imaging | December 19, 2017 | Jeff Zagoudis

When it comes to pediatric patients...

Videos | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | December 19, 2017

Emanuel Kanal, M.D., director of MRI services and professor of radiology and neuroradiology at the University of...

Toshiba Medical Launches Galan RT Solutions for MRI Radiation Therapy Planning
Technology | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | December 19, 2017

December 19, 2017 — Toshiba Medical, a Canon Group company, introduced the Galan RT Solutions suite of...

The FDA issued new warnings on MRI gadolinium contrast agents. (GBCAs)

The FDA issued new warnings on MRI gadolinium contrast agents. 

Feature | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | December 19, 2017

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced in a new drug safety communication is this week that it is...

Gadolinium based contrast agents (GBCAs) used in MRI causes gadolinium retention in the brain, posing possible patient safety issues. Jeff Zagoudis

Gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs) used in MRI causes gadolinium retention in the brain, skin and bone. However, there have not been any large-scale studies to determine if this presents long-term patient safety issues.

 

Blog | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | December 15, 2017 | Dave Fornell

Over the past couple years covering the news about gadolinium-based contrast agent (GBCA) retention in the brain,...