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Revised 2017 MRI guidelines for MS released

In January 2017, groups of neurologists, radiologists, and imaging scientists from North America and Europe met in Newark, New Jersey, to revise and update brain and spinal cord MRI guidelines to diagnosis and monitor multiple sclerosis (MS). On October 11, the official 2017 MRI guidelines were officially released on The Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC) website.

How an MRI could help predict neurological outcomes of cardiac arrest patients

According to an article from Cardiovascular Business, a new study published by Radiology shows that an MRI could help predict the long-term neurological outcomes of cardiac arrest survivors.

Brain, spinal cord MR imaging helps ID MS risk in children

New research from Yale University’s School of Medicine shows scans of the brain and spinal cord can be key to identifying changes in brain activity that can lead to multiple sclerosis (MS) in children.

MRI Interventions announces Joseph Burnett as new president, CEO

Joseph Burnett announced as new President and CEO of MRI Interventions, Inc., effective November 7. 

Novel catheter combines FLIm, IVUS to assess plaque buildup in heart patients

A newly developed, single-catheter probe that combines intravascular ultrasounds with fluorescence lifetime imaging (FLIm) in one device could be the answer to physicians’ difficulties predicting plaque rupture, a study published in Scientific Reports suggests.

PACS, AI combination helps uncover low bone mineral density

The University of Virginia Health System (UVA) is currently testing a new AI platform with its current PACS program to assess patients for abnormal bone density as well as fatty liver, emphysema and coronary artery disease.

ADC may identify growth in prostate tumors

A recent study published in the American Journal of Roentgenology aimed to determine whether a change in the apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) in prostate cancer seen in MRI can be used to identify growth in tumors.

Heart scans: Computer logins of the future

A research team at the University at Buffalo in New York has developed a new, hands-off approach to computer security that could leave our days of complex passwords in the past: heart scanning.

Ancient mummy, dinosaur skulls scanned for a peek into the past

The mummified remains of a 2,000-year-old infant boy and the skulls of two triceratops were scanned using computed tomography (CT) to obtain information on the infant mummy’s diet, lifestyle, habits, etc., and the dinosaur’s brain development.

Hologic introduces breast biopsy system, claims improved efficiency

Hologic’s new Brevera breast biopsy system with CorLumina imaging technology is now available in the U.S.

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