Search Tag: MRI

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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

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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

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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

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Fujifilm Launches a Portfolio For Europe's Healthcare Community Following The Integration of Hitachi

2021 01 Jul

Fujifilm launches a more comprehensive portfolio for Europe's healthcare community following the integration of Hitachi Diagnostic Imaging Today at a virtual European event, the newly named FUJIFILM Healthcare Europe and FUJIFILM Europe’s existing European medical business (hereinafter referred to as “Fujifilm”) presented a complete and... Read more

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Synthetic MRI in Subarachnoid Haemorrhage

2021 28 Jun

A newly published study evaluated the reliability of synthetic magnetic resonance imaging (SyMRI) for detecting complications associated with subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH), such as ischaemic lesions, hydrocephalus, or bleeding complications. Researchers compared results from twenty patients with SAH, who underwent a conventional brain MRI and... Read more

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Father of MRI and Nobel Laureate Richard Ernst Dies at 87

2021 14 Jun

Richard R. Ernst, a chemist who won a Nobel Prize for devising precise techniques to analyse the chemical properties of atoms, helping create the foundation of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), which has had far-reaching applications in science and medicine, died June 4 at the age of 87 in his hometown in Switzerland. Born in 1933 in Winterthur,... Read more

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The Future is Here: Whole-body Magnetic Resonance Imaging

2021 02 May

A group of researchers from Italy, led by Dr Paul Summers, from the European Institute of Oncology (IEO), presented results on “Whole-body magnetic resonance imaging: technique, guidelines and key applications.” As more clinicians and patients are requesting a radiation-free technique to deal with cancer screening and management, whole-body magnetic... Read more

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MRI to Predict Tumour Size

2021 26 Apr

An extensive group of researchers from Germany, led by Dr Monika Graeser, from the Department of Gynecology, University Hospital Leipzig, presented results on “Magnetic resonance imaging and ultrasound for prediction of residual tumor size in early breast cancer within the ADAPT subtrials.” The West German Study Group (WSG) conducted this imaging project... Read more

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Phantom of the MRgRT

2021 25 Apr

Researchers, led by Prof. Luisa Stark,  from the Department of Radiation Oncology, University Hospital Zurich, University of Zurich, Switzerland presented results from a study on “Development of a phantom for adaptive end-to-end testing in magnetic resonance guided radiotherapy (MRgRT)” at the Virtual 8th MR in RT Symposium 2021, organised by the German... Read more