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December 2019 Blog Posts (3)

Anesthesia before MRI Results in Death of Teen

A 14-year girl in England has died due to complications of being anesthetized prior to her imaging scan.

Alice Sloman’s heart was twice the size of normal hearts, a condition that put her in danger when administered anesthesia. Before her scan, she was described as…

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Added by Julie Morse on December 22, 2019 at 6:29pm — No Comments

Is Mammography + MRI the Key for Early Detection of Breast Cancer?

Dense breast tissue not only increases a woman’s risk of developing cancer, it also makes it more difficult for physicians to identify possible tumors. However, emerging research from University Medical Center Utrecht in the Netherlands has found that implementing magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) screening in addition to…

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Added by Julie Morse on December 22, 2019 at 6:18pm — No Comments

MRI Shows Us the Neural Underworking of Depression

Two teams of researchers are using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to examine the neural patterns associated with major depressive disorder (MDD). Both groups presented their findings at the most recent Radiological Society of North America annual meeting in Chicago.…

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Added by Julie Morse on December 22, 2019 at 6:00pm — No Comments

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