Search Tag: MRI

Health Management

Ai-in-ultrasound-can-i-trust-it

2023 30 Aug

Artificial intelligence (AI) has made significant advancements in various fields, including medical imaging, such as ultrasound (US). AI methods can be employed to enhance the analysis and interpretation of ultrasound images. The trustworthiness of AI in ultrasound depends on various factors and AI algorithms should undergo ongoing monitoring and...Read more

Artificial Intelligence

Ai-in-ultrasound-can-i-trust-it

2023 30 Aug

Artificial intelligence (AI) has made significant advancements in various fields, including medical imaging, such as ultrasound (US). AI methods can be employed to enhance the analysis and interpretation of ultrasound images. The trustworthiness of AI in ultrasound depends on various factors and AI algorithms should undergo ongoing monitoring and...Read more

Ultrasound

Ai-in-ultrasound-can-i-trust-it

2023 30 Aug

Artificial intelligence (AI) has made significant advancements in various fields, including medical imaging, such as ultrasound (US). AI methods can be employed to enhance the analysis and interpretation of ultrasound images. The trustworthiness of AI in ultrasound depends on various factors and AI algorithms should undergo ongoing monitoring and...Read more

Cardiology Management

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2024 04 Feb

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Health Management

Latest-advances-in-mri

2023 22 May

State-Of-The-Art uMR Omega™ Installed in IRCSS Sacro Cuore Don Calabria Hospital     Thanks to a partnership with FORA S.p.A., United Imaging Healthcare’s first OMEGA uMR is now present in Europe. The uMR Omega™, the first ever 75cm, Ultra-wide-bore 3.0T MRI, has been recently installed in the world-renowned IRCSS Sacro Cuore Don Calabria...Read more

IMAGING Management

Worlds-first-ultra-wide-bore-3t-mri

2023 18 May

United Imaging Healthcare , a global leader in advanced medical imaging and radiotherapy equipment, announced that the uMR Omega™ has recently been installed in the world-renowned IRCSS Sacro Cuore Don Calabria hospital, thanks to a partnership with FORA S.p.A.   United Imaging has successfully designed the world’s first 75 cm ultra-wide bore...Read more

IMAGING Management

Ai-has-the-potential-to-increase-accessibility-of-mri-to-more-patients

2023 30 Jan

According to a recent study published in Radiology, AI can reconstruct coarsely-sampled, fast MRI scans into high-quality images with diagnostic value that is close to those created using standard MRI. The study is part of the fast MRI initiative established by NYU Langone Health and Meta AI Research in 2018.   Reconstructing MRI imaging with AI...Read more

Cardiology Management

Hawaii-heart-echocardiography-multimodality-imaging-2023

2023 22 Jan

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IMAGING Management

Researchers-attempt-robotic-heart-surgery-inside-mri

2022 06 Nov

A team of researchers at Case Western Reserve University rec eived a four-year $3.7 million National Institutes of Health grant to support them in performing a robotic heart catheterization while the patient is inside an MRI machine.   It is estimated that between three to six million Americans suffer from atrial fibrillation (AFib), known to...Read more

IMAGING Management

Ai-aided-mri-could-replace-liver-biopsy-to-monitor-autoimmune-hepatitis

2022 05 Oct

Autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) is a rare chronic liver disease affecting an estimated number of 10 000 people in the UK; it has a prevalence of 34.04 per 100,000.   A team of researchers in the U.K. investigated whether using AI-augmented multiparametric MRI, a novel imaging technology, could be used as a robust non-invasive alternative to liver biopsy....Read more

IMAGING Management

Functional-mri-proves-less-patient-trust-is-associated-with-pain

2022 22 Sep

Trust is one of the most essential and fundamental parts of a doctor-patient relationship. Establishing and maintaining trust with the physician is known to lead to positive patient health outcomes.For example, it can help to reduce patient stress, increase patient satisfaction and increase the placebo response.   A research team,from the University...Read more

IMAGING Management

Raymond-vahan-damadian-the-father-of-mri-dies-at-86

2022 11 Aug

Raymond Vahan Damadian passed away on August 3. He was 86.  Dr Damadian pioneered the most important advancements in medical imaging and is considered to be the "Father of MRI". In the 1960s, he made a discovery that led to the creation of what we know today as magnetic resonance imaging. Damadian discovered how this tool could be used to see inside...Read more

IMAGING Management

Advanced-mri-for-stiff-heart-syndrome

2022 02 Aug

Academics at UCL have developed an advanced form of cardiac MRI to measure the effectiveness of chemotherapy in patients with stiff heart syndrome.  Stiff heart syndrome occurs when plaques of protein build up in the heart muscle. This affects the heart's ability to pump blood. Without appropriate treatment, this condition can lead to heart failure...Read more

Health Management

One-ring-to-rule-them-all-in-ai-affideas-experience

2022 08 Jul

An overview of Affidea’s experience on the road to AI implementation and the need to understand the complexity of integrating multiple AI solutions safely, offering clear benefits to patients and radiologists. Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare Artificial Intelligence (AI) in radiology is growing at a fast pace. A 2020 study from the...Read more

IMAGING Management

Brain-imaging-is-overused-to-diagnose-dizziness

2022 12 Apr

University of Minnesota researchers (Minneapolis, MN, USA) recently compared neuroimaging use for patients with dizziness in outpatient clinics and emergency departments and found that head CTs and MRIs were most likely overused. Dizziness is a widespread symptom in emergency room and outpatient clinic patients. However, past studies revealed that...Read more

IMAGING Management

Ai-uses-mri-data-to-predict-sudden-death-from-arrhythmia

2022 12 Apr

Johns Hopkins University researchers (Baltimore, MD, USA) recently developed a deep-learning-based algorithm capable of predicting sudden arrhythmic death using contrast-enhanced heart MRI data of ischemic heart scarring and the patient’s clinical background. The study’s results were recently published in  Nature Cardiovascular Research , which marks...Read more

IT Management

New-ai-tool-for-prostate-mri-analysis-to-support-pi-rads-scoring

2022 11 Apr

RSIP Vision Presents New AI Tool for Prostate MRI Analysis to Support PI-RADS Scoring Innovative technology performs automatic segmentation and lesion detection in prostate MRI scans to assist in PI-RADS scoring for prostate cancer management. RSIP Vision , an experienced leader in driving innovation for medical imaging through advanced Artificial...Read more

IMAGING Management

Metamaterial-helmet-improves-mris

2022 01 Mar

Boston University (Boston, MA USA) researchers recently described in Advanced Materials a helmet that can be worn during MRIs to halve scan time and improve image quality. The helmet was designed by a research team led by Professor Xin Zhang at Boston University’s Photonics Center. The team focuses on metamaterials, which are engineered structures...Read more

IMAGING Management

Patient-stress-slows-mri-workflows

2022 10 Feb

According to a study recently published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology , MRI for many patients is stressful, affecting the imaging workflow.   Up to 37% of patients feel moderate anxiety during MRI exams, which may necessitate sedation or abandonment of the exam altogether. To understand how to reduce patient stress, researchers...Read more

IMAGING Management

Xenon-mri-reveals-lung-damage-in-long-covid-patients

2022 01 Feb

Many patients experience ongoing symptoms following a COVID-19 infection. These are characterised under the umbrella term 'long-COVID', of which one of the most common is breathlessness. It is unclear whether the breathlessness is linked to changes in breathing patterns, tiredness, or lung damage.  The EXPLAIN project, involving teams at Sheffield,...Read more

IMAGING Management

Patient-satisfaction-drives-imaging-volumes-for-outpatient-mri-clinics

2021 11 Dec

A study recently published in Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology found that outpatient imaging volumes increase in MRI clinics where patients are satisfied with their care.   Under value-based payment models, patient satisfaction is an important measure of healthcare quality and factors into calculating reimbursements. Previous studies...Read more

IMAGING Management

Disruptive-tech-low-cost-low-field-mris

2021 03 Nov

During magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology’s dawn years, the cost vs the performance gains associated with stronger magnetic fields were open questions. The idea of using low-field MRI (< 1.5 T of magnetic field) is not new, but the performance cost equation favoured larger magnetic fields. For the last 30 years, the MRI standard has been 1.5...Read more

IMAGING Management

Mr-guided-ultrasound-delivers-antibody-therapy-to-brain-tumours

2021 25 Oct

Canadian researchers at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, safely delivered trastuzumab antibody therapy to breast cancer brain metastases using magnetic resonance (MR)-guided focused ultrasound. This study provides the first visual confirmation that focused ultrasound can improve the delivery of targeted antibody therapy across the blood-brain barrier...Read more

Health Management

Patient-pathway-digitisation-more-than-meets-the-eye

2021 20 Oct

An overview of the patient pathway digitisation process and the tools and strategies that can facilitate the journey of digitisation in radiology. Key Points Can digitisation of patient pathways create seamless patient interactions with healthcare providers and enable novel ways of cooperation between clinicians? To what extent,...Read more

Executive Health Management

Affidea-is-opening-two-new-outpatient-state-of-the-art-clinics-in-lithuania

2021 08 Oct

Affidea  is delighted to announce the launch of two brand new outpatient clinics in Lithuania, in Panevėžys and Šiauliai, both of them designed with a patient centric approach, offering an outstanding and comfortable experience to all our customers. The two new centers will provide patients with high quality medical services in contract...Read more

Decision Support

Teamviewer-siemens-healthineers-form-partnership-to-enable-new-remote-scanning-service

2021 05 Aug

Partnership enables new digital business model for Siemens Healthineers Important step in combating shortage of skilled radiology technologists Siemens Healthineers has recently started offering its customers WeScan 1 . WeScan is a new service that helps healthcare providers to perform magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) examinations if they...Read more

IMAGING Management

Deep-learning-model-for-creating-synthetic-ct-from-mri-in-head-and-neck-cancer-patients

2021 27 Jul

Researchers investigated the robustness and generalisability of a deep learning network for deriving synthetic CT from MRI of head neck cancer patients and found they were similar to those based on CT, suggesting a robust and reliable method. Radiotherapy planning based only on PET/MRI lacks CT information required for dose calculations....Read more

Health Management

Biparametric-mri-a-new-standard-for-prostate-cancer-imaging

2021 12 Jul

A lone and discordant voice supported by few at first, biparametric prostate magnetic resonance imaging has been gradually gaining attention and visibility as a reliable, faster, and cheaper alternative to conventional multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging and could become a new standard of care in the near future. Key Points The role...Read more