Search Tag: Magnetic Resonance Imaging

IMAGING Management

MRI in Pulmonary Embolism Diagnosis

2017 25 Apr

  Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has high specificity but limited sensitivity for the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism (PE), according to a systematic review published in the journal Thrombosis Research. Given these inconclusive results, researchers say management studies are needed to more precisely define the role of MRI in the diagnostic workup... Read more

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MRI Analysis Powered by Supercomputers

2017 20 Feb

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is one of the most effective tools used by doctors today to detect diseases and injuries. However, MRI scans can take hours or days to be interpreted and analysed and if there is a need for a detailed investigation, patients may be required to come back for a follow-up. See Also: New Software for Fast and Accurate Interpretation... Read more

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MR Safety Issues and Updates

2017 31 Jan

Magnetic resonance (MR) imaging is a useful imaging tool with superior soft tissue contrast for diagnostic evaluation and no radiation hazard. However, unexpected biological effects can occur within stronger magnetic fields used in newer MR systems, according to a review published in European Journal of Radiology.See Also: A Safer Way to Image Molecules... Read more

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Faster MRI Scans With Compressed Sensing from Siemens Healthineers

2016 29 Nov

Siemens Healthineers underlines its position as innovation leader in magnetic resonance imaging with new acceleration technologyCompressed Sensing allows MR imaging up to ten times faster without compromising image qualityThe first application, Compressed Sensing Cardiac Cine1, enables diagnostic cardiac imaging of patients with arrhythmias or of those with... Read more

Cardiology Management

4D Cardiac MRI Wins BHF Research Image Award

2016 14 Jun

A four dimensional cardiac MRI showing a beating heart frozen in time, has won the British Heart Foundation’s (BHF) annual ‘Reflections of Research’ image competition, revealing stunning images from its research into heart and circulatory disease. A second image, heart cells of a newborn, was chosen from an online vote on the BHF Facebook page and... Read more