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nanoparticles, stroke, tPA, blood clot, magnetic, MRI, antiplatelet

By loading magnetic nanoparticles with drugs and dressing them in biochemical camouflage, Houston Methodist researchers say they can destroy blood clots 100 to 1,000 times faster than a commonly...

VasSol Inc., NOVA, VERiTAS trial, recurrent stroke, MRI, software

A recently completed National Institutes of Health-funded trial confirms the efficacy of blood flow measurement technology from VasSol Inc. to predict the possibility of repeated stroke...

Discovery MR750, MRI recall, GE, FDA recall

GE Healthcare initiated a voluntary field corrective action for all of its magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) systems with superconducting magnets that were manufactured from 1985 through today. The...

MRI systems, MRI Accessories, RSNA 2015, FerrAlert Halo II Plus

Kopp Development Inc. released a new entryway system — FerrAlert Halo II Plus.

Clinical trial, MRI system, Peripheral Artery Disease, Renal Artery Stenosis

Non-contrast enhanced MR angiography (MRA) techniques have attracted interest in the medical community for diagnosing renal artery stenosis, as it eliminates the need for contrast agents used with...

Bayer Healthcare, Gadavist, FDA, approval, pediatric patients, contrast media

Bayer HealthCare announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Gadavist (gadobutrol) injection for use with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in pediatric patients...

Flat Panel Displays, RSNA 2014, MRI Systems, DBI24-MRSafe

Double Black Imaging released a new MRI safe display at RSNA 2014. 

Data from a Bayer study in children less than 2 years of age (infants) was presented at the 2014 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) scientific assembly and annual meeting....

MRI systems, RSNA 2014, Vantage Elan 1.5T, Toshiba

Community hospitals can now provide their patients with a reliable and high-functioning MR system, the Vantage Elan 1.5T from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.

Philips launched the Ingenia 1.5T S, a new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system designed for "First Time Right" imaging and for faster workflow, while enhancing the patient's experience...

GE Healthcare, Signa Pioneer, MRI, MAGIC

GE Healthcare’s Signa Pioneer, a new 510(k) pending 3T magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system, offers a unique feature where it can create six imaging protocols from a single scan. The vendor...

MRI systems, RSNA 2014, Signa Creator, Signa Explorer

GE Healthcare introduced two 510(k) pending 1.5T MRI systems, Signa Creator and Signa Explorer at RSNA 2014. 

MRI systems, RSNA 2014, MAGNETOM Amira

Siemens Healthcare plans to expand its portfolio of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) systems to include the Magnetom Amira 1.5 Tesla system, which the company introduced at RSNA 2014.

Biotronik announced the launch of ProMRI SystemCheck, a new online tool for tracking the ProMRI status of implantable devices. 

Grayhill, Instinct, touch panel, optically bonded, RSNA 2014

Grayhill will display its new optically bonded Instinct touch panel, capable of recognizing up to 10 touch points simultaneously, at the 2014 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual...

St. Mary’s Health Care System installed two Vantage Titan 1.5T MR (magnetic resonance) systems from Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. St. Mary’s utilizes the systems to enhance its cardiac...

The webinar "State of the Art in MRI Pediatric Brain Perfusion Imaging" educates participants about the state of the art clinical and emerging translational perfusion RM methods with utilization...

Future prevention and treatment strategies for vascular diseases may lie in the evaluation of early brain imaging tests long before heart attacks or strokes occur, according to a systematic review...

If Marvel’s Captain America can lay still during a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) exam, so can kids. That’s the message of a special comic book designed to ease children’s fears before they...

Accolade pacemaker, Ingevity lead, Boston Scientific

Boston Scientific Corp. has received CE mark approval for the Accolade pacemaker family.