Researchers at John Hopkins University’s schools of Engineering and Medicine are using MRI images of human hearts to create 3D personalized models for physicians to identify and eradicate heart tissue that can cause the organ to go into cardiac arrhythmia. Their findings were recently …Continue
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Simulation training is a viable way to determine if children need to undergo anesthesia before their scheduled MRI, according to a study recently published in the…Continue
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Rapper Dessa was having a hard time getting over her ex-boyfriend. For years, she felt trapped in a mental cycle of obsession and pining. After unsuccessfully trying all of the traditional break-up remedies (time, distance, and focusing on friendships), she knew she had to do something radical.…Continue
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Contrast agents illuminate the body’s organs and tissues, making it easier for physicians to accurately read the MRI scan. However, it can be challenging to identify the agents from the actual body, so researchers from the California Institute of Technology have created “erasable” contrast agents that can be turned off with…Continue
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Young women with genes associated with a high risk of breast cancer should undergo two magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans a year instead of an annual mammogram, according to research that was presented at the most recent San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.
According to researchers at the…Continue
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National Health Service physicist Jonathan Ashmore, PhD, has spearheaded the development of a virtual reality (VR) app that gives children who are nervous about their upcoming MRI an exact idea of what the procedure looks like.
Children and their parents alike can be very anxious about a…Continue
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At the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, researchers have developed a new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technique that improves the detection of bone metastases in the body and is a quicker process than a conventional MRI scan.
Bone metastases consist of abnormal cells from…Continue
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Dr. Hutchinson created spin-warp imaging, a patent that has since been used in imaging centers all over the world. The technique allows physicians to capture images of…Continue
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In a study…Continue
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Around 60 percent of people with bipolar disorder are first diagnosed with depression. Bipolar disorder and depression demonstrate common clinical…Continue
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Steve Ferrara, MD, could be on his way to being the first radiologist in Congress.
The interventional radiologist secured 58.9 percent of the votes during Arizona’s…Continue
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Pristem SA, an international medical technology company, has received $14 million Swiss francs ($14.4 million USD) in funding to create and deliver medical imaging devices to low and middle income countries that lack adequate access to radiology services.
Founded by Bertrand Klaiber in 2012,…Continue
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