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.

Radiation Therapy Affects Event Recall for Children With Brain Tumors
News | Radiation Therapy | August 24, 2018
August 24, 2018 — Children with certain types of brain tumors who undergo...
Scientists Develop New MRI Tool for Cancer Diagnosis and Therapy

Researchers in the laboratory ‘Biomedical Nanomaterials’ of NUST MISIS. Image courtesy of PR Newsfoto/NUST MISIS.

News | Oncology Diagnostics | August 24, 2018
August 24, 2018 — A European research group has developed a system that allows doctors to both improve the accuracy of...
MRI Study Differentiates Brains of Doers from Procrastinators
News | Neuro Imaging | August 23, 2018
August 23, 2018 — Researchers at Ruhr-Universität Bochum have analysed why certain people tend to put tasks off rather...
Iron Outperforms Gadolinium as MRI Contrast Agent

Scientists at Rice's Laboratory for Nanophotonics added iron chelates (blue) and fluorescent dye (red) to multi-layered gold nanomatryoshkas to create particles that can be used for disease therapy and diagnostics. The "theranostic" nanoparticles have a core of gold (left) that is covered by silica containing the diagnostic iron and dye, which is covered by an outer shell of gold. The particles are about 20 times smaller than a red blood cell, and by varying the thickness of the layers, LANP scientists can tune the nanomatryoshkas to convert light into cancer-killing heat. (Image courtesy of Luke Henderson/Rice University)

News | Contrast Media | August 22, 2018
August 22, 2018 — Rice University nanoscientists have demonstrated a method for loading iron inside nanoparticles to...
ACR LI-RADS Steering Committee Releases New Version of CT/MRI LI-RADS
News | Clinical Decision Support | August 13, 2018
August 13, 2018 — The American College of Radiology Liver Imaging Reporting and Data System (LI-RADS) steering...
Indiana Hospital Installs First Vantage Titan/Zen Edition 1.5T MRI in U.S.
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | August 10, 2018
August 10, 2018 — Patients in Pulaski County, Ind., now have access to quiet, comfortable...
3T MRI Installed at The London Clinic Through Hospital Roof

Image courtesy of The London Clinic

News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | August 08, 2018
August 8, 2018 — Patients at The London Clinic, a private hospital and charity, will be the first in the United Kingdom...
Videos | Contrast Media | August 03, 2018
Lawrence Tanenbaum, M.D., FACR, vice president and director of advanced imaging at RadNet, discusses the latest...
Videos | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | August 01, 2018
Robert Junk and Tobias Gilk, MRSO, MRSE, of architectural firm RAD-Planning, discuss the different types of safety...
Artificial Intelligence Provides Faster, Clearer MRI Scans

A new artificial-intelligence-based approach to image reconstruction, called AUTOMAP, yields higher quality images from less data, reducing radiation doses for CT and PET and shortening scan times for MRI. Shown here are MR images reconstructed from the same data with conventional approaches, at left, and AUTOMAP, at right. Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital

News | Artificial Intelligence | July 17, 2018
July 17, 2018 — A research team with funding from the National Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (...
iSchemaView Brings RAPID Imaging Platform to Australia and New Zealand
News | Stroke | July 13, 2018
July 13, 2018 – iSchemaView has signed Diagnostic Imaging Australia (DIA) to be the exclusive distributor for the RAPID...
High-Strength MRI May Release Mercury from Amalgam Dental Fillings
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | July 05, 2018
July 5, 2018 — Exposure to ultra-high-strength...
Ensuring that the FMDS for MRI safety is mounted outside Zone IV provides maximum early warning.

Ensuring that the FMDS for MRI safety is mounted outside Zone IV provides maximum early warning. (Images courtesy of Metrasens)

Feature | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | July 03, 2018 | By Tobias Gilk
Nearly every job in the country is subject to certain health and safety regulations. Construction workers must wear...
Technology | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | June 27, 2018
June 27, 2018 — Zetta Medical Technologies announced the release of Zoom, its latest...
Children with Kidney Disease Show Blood Flow Changes in Brain
News | Neuro Imaging | June 25, 2018
June 25, 2018 — Blood flow changes in the brains of children, adolescents and young adults with chronic kidney disease...
Technology | Focused Ultrasound Therapy | June 19, 2018
June 19, 2018 — EDAP TMS SA has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its...
Elekta Unity High-Field MR-Linac Receives CE Mark
News | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | June 18, 2018
June 18, 2018 — Elekta announced that its Elekta Unity...