Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

Duke University study, molecular lightbulbs, MRI imaging agent

Duke scientists have discovered a new class of inexpensive and long-lived molecular tags that enhance MRI signals by 10,000-fold. To activate the tags, the researchers mix them with a newly developed catalyst (center) and a special form of hydrogen (gray), converting them into long-lived magnetic resonance 'lightbulbs' that might be used to track disease metabolism in real time. Image courtesy of Thomas Theis, Duke University.

News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | March 28, 2016

March 28, 2016 — Duke University researchers have taken a major step towards realizing a new form of...

Circle Cardiovascular Imaging, GE Healthcare, licensing and distribution agreement, cmr42 software, cardiovascular MRI
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | March 21, 2016

March 21, 2016 — Circle Cardiovascular Inc., developer of...

stroke damage, MRI, contrast agent, gelatinase, University of Missouri study
News | Stroke | March 16, 2016

March 16, 2016 ― A team of researchers led by the University of Missouri School of Medicine has developed a new,...

Technavio market report, global medical imaging market, refurbished systems
News | March 10, 2016

March 10, 2016 — According to the latest research study released by Technavio, the global medical imaging market is...

Boston Scientific, Acuity X4 quadripolar left ventricular leads, FDA approval, ENABLE MRI study
Technology | Leads Implantable Devices | March 04, 2016

March 4, 2016 — Boston Scientific has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the...

viosworks, cardiac MRI

GE's ViosWorks combines 3-D cardiac anatomy, function and flow in a single, free-breathing, approximately 8 minute scan. 

 

Feature | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | February 17, 2016 | Dave Fornell and Jeff Zagoudis

For decades now, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has been noted for its excellent soft tissue imaging capability...

Philips, FDA 510k clearance, Expression MR400, MRI patient monitor
Technology | Patient Monitors | February 11, 2016

February 11, 2016 — Royal Philips announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for the...

Allegheny General Hospital, MRI, patients with implantable cardiac devices, safety and effectiveness
News | EP Lab | February 01, 2016

February 1, 2016 — The findings of a major study led by cardiovascular imaging specialists at Allegheny General...

critical limb ischemia, amputations, MRI-based mapping, CLI, British Heart Foundation
News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | January 28, 2016

January 28, 2016 — A new imaging technique could reduce the need for amputation in patients with...

Siemens, Magnetom Amira MRI scanner, FDA clearance
Technology | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | January 21, 2016

January 21, 2016 — Siemens Healthcare announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the...

MRI sensitivity, metamaterials, ITMO University, Advanced Materials

Artist's view of a biological object placed on a metasurface resonator. Image courtesy of Advanced Materials.

News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | January 20, 2016

January 20, 2016 — A group of researchers from Russia, Australia and the Netherlands have developed a technology...

Cath lab radiation dose reduaction, doseaware, raysafe

The Philips DoseAware Xtend system is an advanced version of the Unfors RaySafe system, combining real time radiation detection badges and a live video screen showing each person in the cath lab in a different color. The system reports their real-time exposure rate and cumulative dose since the start of a procedure. It shows changes in dose exposure the closer a person gets to the C-arm.

Feature | Cardiac Imaging | January 12, 2016 | Dave Fornell

Each year radiology vendors use the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting as a springboard to unveil...

recurrent stroke risk, low blood flow, vertebrobasilar region, NOVA, UIC
News | Stroke | December 23, 2015

December 23, 2015 — Patients who have had a ...

Technology | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) | December 22, 2015

December 22, 2015 — Biotronik received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for use of its latest family...

Philips, ScanWise Implant, MRI, MR conditional implants, RSNA 2015
Technology | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | December 21, 2015

December 21, 2015 — Philips Healthcare introduced ScanWise Implant, the industry’s first...

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