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.

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...
Improved Imaging Technique Could Increase Chances of Prostate Cancer Survival
News | Prostate Cancer | August 20, 2019
August 20, 2019 — According to the American Cancer Society, approximately one in nine men will be diagnosed with...
Some Pregnant Women Are Exposed to Gadolinium in Early Pregnancy
News | Women's Health | August 20, 2019
August 20, 2019 — A small but concerning number of women are exposed to a commonly used magnetic resonance imaging (MRI...
MRIdian System Limits Early Toxicity for Prostate Cancer Without Implanted Markers
News | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | August 19, 2019
August 19, 2019 — ViewRay Inc. announced the acceptance of publication by the International Journal of Radiation...
New MRI Technique Captures Brain Changes in Near-real Time

Differences in stiffness between stimulus states. Image courtesy of Patz et al.

News | Neuro Imaging | August 19, 2019
August 19, 2019 — An international team of researchers developed a new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technique that...
ADHD Medication May Affect Brain Development in Children

Images of regions of interest (colored lines) in the white matter skeleton representation. Data from left and right anterior thalamic radiation (ATR) were averaged. Image courtesy of C. Bouziane et al.

News | Neuro Imaging | August 16, 2019
August 16, 2019 — A drug used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) appears to affect development of...
Profound Medical Receives U.S. FDA 510(k) Clearance for Tulsa-Pro
Technology | Interventional Radiology | August 16, 2019
August 16, 2019 — Profound Medical Corp. announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug...
Synaptive Medical Launches Modus Plan With Automated Tractography Segmentation
Technology | Neuro Imaging | August 07, 2019
August 7, 2019 — Synaptive Medical announced the U.S. launch and availability of Modus Plan featuring BrightMatter...
Canon Medical Introduces Encore Orian MR Upgrade Program
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | August 06, 2019
August 6, 2019 — Canon Medical Systems USA Inc. is helping to provide low-cost patient care solutions for its customers...
FDA Issues Draft Guidance on Medical Device Safety in MRI Environment
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | August 01, 2019 | Jeff Zagoudis, Associate Editor
August 1, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a new draft guidance titled Testing and Labeling...
Two brain metastases from primary lung cancer are contrast enhanced in the brain of a 61-year-old male. Speakers at AHRA 2019 will state that ProHance and other macrocyclic MR agents present a very low risk to patients. Images courtesy of Bracco

Two brain metastases from primary lung cancer are contrast enhanced in the brain of a 61-year-old male. Speakers at AHRA 2019 will state that ProHance and other macrocyclic MR agents present a very low risk to patients. Images courtesy of Bracco

Feature | Contrast Media | July 18, 2019 | By Greg Freiherr
Macrocyclic contrast agents have the best safety profile of all the magnetic resonance (MR) contrast media that are now...
AAPM 2019 Features More Than 40 Presentations on ViewRay's MRIdian MRI-guided Radiotherapy
News | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | July 16, 2019
July 16, 2019 — ViewRay Inc. announced that the company's MRIdian System is the focus of more than 40 abstracts...
Image courtesy of Lior Molvin

Image courtesy of Lior Molvin

Sponsored Content | Blog | Contrast Media | July 15, 2019
Contrast agents improve every kind of medical image from computed tomography (CT) to magnetic resonance imaging (MR),...
FDA Approves Bayer's Gadavist Contrast for Cardiac MRI in Adult Coronary Artery Disease Patients
Technology | Contrast Media | July 15, 2019
July 15, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Gadavist injection for use in cardiac magnetic...
Insightec's Exablate Neuro Approved With GE Signa Premier MRI in U.S. and Europe
News | Focused Ultrasound Therapy | July 10, 2019
July 10, 2019 — GE Healthcare and Insightec announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval and CE mark for...
Delta T1 Maps Provide Quantitative, Automated Solution to Assess Brain Tumor Burden
News | Neuro Imaging | July 05, 2019
July 5, 2019 — Imaging Biometrics LLC (IB) a subsidiary of IQ-AI Ltd., is highlighting a recently published study in...
Medic Vision Wins Japanese PMDA Clearance for iQMR Image Reconstruction Solution
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | July 05, 2019
July 5, 2019 — Medic Vision Imaging Solutions announced that its 3-D iterative image reconstruction technology for...
LVivo EF Comparable to MRI, Contrast Echo in Assessing Ejection Fraction
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 19, 2019
June 19, 2019 — DiA Imaging Analysis announced the presentation of two studies assessing the performance and accuracy...
Rural America

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Sponsored Content | Blog | Radiology Imaging | June 19, 2019
Access to healthcare by rural-living Americans can be difficult. Part of the reason is the wide geographic expanse....