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.

MRI Metal Artifact Reduction Poses Minimal Thermal Risk to Hip Arthroplasty Implants
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | May 23, 2019
May 23, 2019 — Clinical metal artifact reduction sequence (MARS) magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) protocols at 3 Tesla...
Henry Ford Hospital's ViewRay MRIdian linear accelerator system allows real-time MRI-guided radiotherapy. Shown is the support staff for this system. In the center of the photo is Benjamin Movsas, M.D., chair of radiation oncology at Henry Ford Cancer Institute. Second from the right is Carrie Glide-Hurst, Ph.D., director of translational research, radiation oncology.

Henry Ford Hospital's ViewRay MRIdian linear accelerator system allows real-time MRI-guided radiotherapy. Shown is the support staff for this system. In the center of the photo is Benjamin Movsas, M.D., chair of radiation oncology at Henry Ford Cancer Institute. Second from the right is Carri Glide-Hurst, Ph.D., director of translational research, radiation oncology.

Feature | Henry Ford Hospital | May 21, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor
Henry Ford Hospital thought leaders regularly speak at the radiation oncology and radiology conferences about new...
Videos | Radiation Therapy | May 21, 2019
This is a walk through of the ViewRay MRIdian MRI-guided radiotherapy system installed at Henry Ford Medical Center —...
Videos | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | May 21, 2019
This is a quick look inside the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) neuro-interventional suite at Henry Ford Hospital in...
360 Photos | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | May 17, 2019
This is a dedicated cardiac Siemens 1.5T MRI system installed at the Baylor Scott White Heart Hospital in Dallas. The...
Miami Cardiac and Vascular Institute Implements Philips Ingenia Ambition 1.5T MRI
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | May 17, 2019
May 17, 2019 ― Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute announced the implementation of Philips’ Ingenia Ambition 1.5T MR...
Managing Architectural Distortion on Mammography Based on MR Enhancement
News | Mammography | May 15, 2019
May 15, 2019 — High negative predictive values (NPV) in mammography architectural distortion (AD) without...
Netherlands Hospital to Install State-of-the-Art MRI Ablation Center
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | May 13, 2019
May 13, 2019 — Imricor announced the signing of a commercial agreement with the Haga Hospital in The Hague, Netherlands...
Screening MRI Detects BI-RADS 3 Breast Cancer in High-risk Patients
News | MRI Breast | May 09, 2019
May 9, 2019 — When appropriate, short-interval follow-up magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can be used to identify early...
Clinical Trial Explores Opening Blood-Brain Barrier in Fight Against Alzheimer's

Vibhor Krishna, M.D., (right) fits David Shorr with a helmet-like device used in a new clinical trial for Alzheimer’s disease at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. The device uses MRI-guided imaging to deliver focused ultrasound to specific areas of the brain to open the blood-brain barrier. Image courtesy of Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.

News | Focused Ultrasound Therapy | May 09, 2019
May 9, 2019 — A new clinical trial at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and two other sites is testing an...
United Imaging Healthcare uPMR 790 HD TOF PET/MR Cleared by FDA
News | PET-CT | May 08, 2019
May 8, 2019 – United Imaging Healthcare (UIH), an international leader in advanced medical imaging and radiotherapy...
New Guideline Published for Evaluation of Valvular Regurgitation After Catheter-based Valve Interventions
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | April 30, 2019
April 30, 2019 — A new document compiled by four cardiac imaging professional societies provides a resource to guide...
Women With Coronary Artery Wall Thickness at Risk for Heart Disease
News | Cardiac Imaging | April 25, 2019
April 25, 2019  – The thickness of the coronary artery wall as measured by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is an...
Philips Unveils IntelliSpace Radiation Oncology at ESTRO 2019
News | Oncology Information Management Systems (OIMS) | April 25, 2019
April 25, 2019 – Philips announced IntelliSpace Radiation Oncology, an intelligent patient management solution to...
ITN Wins Jesse H. Neal Award for Best Technical Content
News | Radiology Business | April 24, 2019
April 24, 2019 — Imaging Technology News (ITN) was recently named the 2019 Jesse H. Neal Award winner in the Best...
Artificial Intelligence Performs As Well As Experienced Radiologists in Detecting Prostate Cancer
News | Artificial Intelligence | April 18, 2019
April 18, 2019 — University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) researchers have developed a new artificial intelligence (...
A smart algorithm has been trained on a neural network to recognize the appearance of breast cancer in MR images

A smart algorithm has been trained on a neural network to recognize the appearance of breast cancer in MR images. The algorithm, described at the SBI/ACR Breast Imaging Symposium, used “Deep Learning,“ a form of machine learning, which is a type of artificial intelligence. Graphic courtesy of Sarah Eskreis-Winkler, M.D.

Feature | Artificial Intelligence | April 12, 2019 | By Greg Freiherr
The use of smart algorithms has the potential to make healthcare more efficient. Sarah Eskreis-Winkler, M.D. presented...
Videos | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | March 25, 2019
Max Wintermark, M.D., chief of neuroradiology at Stanford University Medical Center, discusses the latest technologies...
Videos | Women's Health | March 25, 2019
Deborah Levine, M.D., professor of radiology at Harvard Medical School and vice chair for academic affairs in the...
NIH Study of Brain Energy Patterns Provides New Insights into Alcohol Effects

NIH scientists present a new method for combining measures of brain activity (left) and glucose consumption (right) to study regional specialization and to better understand the effects of alcohol on the human brain. Image courtesy of Ehsan Shokri-Kojori, Ph.D., of NIAAA.

News | Neuro Imaging | March 22, 2019
March 22, 2019 — Assessing the patterns of energy use and neuronal activity simultaneously in the human brain improves...