Neuro Imaging

Neuro imaging produces images of the structure or activity of the nervous system, usually the brain. It uses techniques like magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computerized tomography (CT).

  • Aidoc announced that it was granted U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for the first product of its expanding suite of artificial intelligence (AI)-based workflow optimization solutions. The clearance is for Aidoc’s brain solution that works with radiologists to flag acute...

  • People who smoke or have diabetes may be at increased risk of calcifications in a region of the brain crucial to memory, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology.

  • ITN Associate Editor Jeff Zagoudis explores how the mobile stroke unit (MSU) program at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield, Ill., is changing the paradigm of care for stroke patients in the western suburbs of Chicago and beyond.

  • Study Finds No Evidence that Gadolinium Causes Neurologic Harm

    January 11, 2018 — There is no evidence that accumulation in the brain of the element gadolinium speeds cognitive decline, according to a new study presented at the annual meeting of the...

  • WEBINAR: Neuroimaging from a Clinical Perspective, sponsored by Philips Healthcare. How to better manage your MRI department.

    The webinar "Neuroimaging from a Clinical MRI Perspective," explains how imaging departments can become more creative to improve workflow and maintain positive financial margins in an era of lower reimbursements and increasing utilization.  This presentation discusses lessons learned in a...

PET Imaging Agent Predicts Brain Tau Pathology, Alzheimer's Diagnosis
News | PET Imaging | September 05, 2018

September 5, 2018 — Eli Lilly and Co. and Avid Radiopharmaceuticals Inc. announced a Phase 3 study of...

Brain Iron Levels May Predict Multiple Sclerosis Disabilities
News | Neuro Imaging | August 31, 2018

August 31, 2018 — A new, highly accurate...

Study Finds Multiple Sclerosis Drug Slows Brain Shrinkage

An NIH-funded clinical trial suggested that the anti-inflammatory drug ibudilast may slow brain shrinkage caused by progressive MS. Image courtesy of Robert J. Fox, M.D., Cleveland Clinic.

News | Neuro Imaging | August 30, 2018

August 30, 2018 — Results from a ...

iSchemaView RAPID Technology Now Installed in More Than 500 Stroke Centers
News | Neuro Imaging | August 27, 2018

August 27, 2018 — iSchemaView announced that more than 575...

Brain Study of 62,454 Scans Identifies Drives of Brain Aging
News | SPECT Imaging | August 27, 2018

August 27, 2018 — In the largest known brain imaging study, scientists from five institutions evaluated 62,454 brain...

Abnormal Protein Concentrations Found in Brains of Military Personnel With Suspected CTE

Researchers are using the tracer, which is injected into a patient, then seen with a PET scan, to see if it is possible to diagnose chronic traumatic encephalopathy in living patients. In this image, warmer colors indicate a higher concentration of the tracer, which binds to abnormal proteins in the brain. Credit UCLA Health.

News | PET Imaging | August 24, 2018

August 24, 2018 — In a small study...

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...

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...

Aidoc Receives FDA Clearance for AI Detection of Acute Intracranial Hemorrhage
Technology | Clinical Decision Support | August 08, 2018

August 8, 2018 — Aidoc announced that it was granted U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for the first...

CT Decision Instrument Reliably Guides Pediatric Blunt Trauma imaging Decisions

This is a four-site prospective observational cohort. Image courtesy of Kirsty Challen, B.Sc., MBCHB, MRES, Ph.D., Lancashire Teaching Hospitals, United Kingdom.

News | Clinical Decision Support | July 18, 2018

July 18, 2018 — A new study finds The Pediatric NEXUS Head...

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 (...

Siemens Healthineers Announces FDA Clearance of syngo.via VB30 Molecular Imaging Software
Technology | Nuclear Imaging | July 16, 2018

July 16, 2018 — At the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI), June 23...

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...

Neural Analytics Inc. Receives CE Mark for Robotic Ultrasound System
Technology | Ultrasound Imaging | July 03, 2018

July 3, 2018 — Medical robotics company Neural Analytics Inc. announced that it received CE Mark for its NeuralBot...

Dictum Health Launches Advanced Telestroke Module for Virtual Exam Room Platform
Technology | Teleradiology | June 28, 2018

June 28, 2018 — Dictum Health Inc., creators of the Virtual Exam Room (VER) telehealth technology, announced the...

Smoking and Diabetes Linked to Brain Calcifications
News | Neuro Imaging | June 26, 2018

June 26, 2018 — People who smoke or have diabetes may be at increased risk of calcifications in a region of the...

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...

Reduced hippocampal volume on MRI

This figure shows reduced hippocampal volume over the course of 6 years as seen on progressive volumetric analysis and also coronal MRI evaluations (arrows).Progressive volume loss in the mesial temporal lobe on MRI is a characteristic imaging feature of AD. This patient was a case of Alzheimer’s Dementia.

 

News | Neuro Imaging | June 12, 2018

June 12, 2018 — According to a UCLA Medical Center...

Impaired Brain Pathways May Cause Attention Problems After Stroke
News | Neuro Imaging | May 10, 2018

May 10, 2018 — Damage to some of the pathways that carry information throughout the brain may be responsible for...

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