Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

Cardiac MRI creates images from the resonance of hydrogen atoms when they are polarized to face in one direction and then hit with an electromagnetic pulse to knock them off axis. The wobbling of the atoms is what is recorded by computers and used to reconstruct the images. Cardiac MR allows very detailed visualization of the myocardial tissue above the resolution found with cardiac CT. Using different protocol sequences, various contrast type images can be created with MRI to enhance various tissues or to provide physiological data on the function of the heart. This section includes MR analysis software, MRI scanners, gadolinium contrast agents, and related magnetic resonance accessories.

News | December 02, 2013
December 2, 2013 — Using a stroke rehabilitation device that converts an individual's thoughts to electrical impulses...

To visualize cardiac magnetic resonance tagging, cross-section of the heart in common imaging technique is seen on the left and tagged myocardium using CSPAMM on the right.

News | December 02, 2013
December 2, 2013 — Healthy adults who consumed energy drinks high in caffeine and taurine had significantly increased...
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Feature | November 26, 2013
November 26, 2013 — Researchers say they have achieved enough coherence of the magnetic moment inherent in the defects...
Blog | November 25, 2013
By Dave Fornell, DAIC editor The largest medical imaging show in the world is the annual Radiological Society of North...
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Vantage Titan 3.0T MR

News | November 21, 2013
November 21, 2013 – One of the biggest complaints patients have with MR imaging is the loud acoustic noise. The sound...

Technology developed by Teistler Image allows one-hand operation of a game controller to intuitively slice through any axis on a CT scan of a heart

News | November 20, 2013
November 20, 2013 – Video game technology is being applied to imaging by German researchers, who will be presenting...
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GOPView MRI Imaging

News | November 19, 2013
November 19, 2013 – Five global MRI manufacturers in the United States, Europe and Asia have selected ContextVision’s ...
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Technology | November 18, 2013
November 18, 2013 — GE Healthcare will introduce new software to help humanize magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) with...
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News | October 10, 2013
October 10, 2013 — Biotronik announced the launch of the new Idova 7 series. Idova 7 ICDs (implantable cardioverter-...
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Technology | October 10, 2013
October 10, 2013 — MAM-A Inc., a recordable discs supplier, announced its partnership with TEAC Corp. for the sales of...
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Technology | October 03, 2013
October 3, 2013 — When echocardiograms prove insufficient for diagnosis, Diagnosoft’s offers a patented and U.S. Food...
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News | October 03, 2013
October 3, 2013 — Fabry disease can be detected using a new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technique that was...
News | October 01, 2013
October 1, 2013 — Whole-body magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) may serve as a valuable noninvasive tool for assessing...
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Feature | September 30, 2013 | Dave Fornell
September 30, 2013 — The U.S. Senate passed legislation Sept. 26 to reauthorize, extend and improve operations of the...
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Feature | September 24, 2013
September 24, 2013 —GE Healthcare reported that Silent Scan, a revolutionary technology that dramatically quiets...