Imaging

An old McDonald's-turned-MRI center doesn't sound all that important, but for pathologist Robert Kagan, it was a unique location to start practicing medical imaging in one of the first outpatient MRI centers in the U.S.
Apr 16, 2018 | Imaging
Despite reports questioning if gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs) can accumulate in the body and lead to adverse health effects, imaging providers should still use them when necessary, according to an editorial published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.
Apr 11, 2018 | Imaging
A Carestream Vita Flex CT System was recently transported to and installed in Kunde Hospital, located 15.3 miles away from the Mount Everest Base Camp.
Apr 10, 2018 | Imaging
Whole-body computed tomography (WBCT) doesn't impact a child's chances of survival compared to a selective CT approach, according to study findings published online April 9 in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Apr 09, 2018 | Imaging
Royal Philips and Innovative Imaging Technologies (IIT) are introducing a tele-ultrasound tool to the healthcare market, according to a March 26 Philips release.
Apr 02, 2018 | Imaging
Nvidia has released a new series of products aimed to accelerate the research and development of artificial intelligence (AI), with one focused on medical imaging, according to a recent article by Forbes.
Mar 21, 2018 | Imaging
A neuroimaging helmet may be a breakthrough for children with epilepsy, babies or patients with physical disorders, according to a March 21 article published by Reuters.
Robert Pearl, MD, from Stanford University shared his thoughts about the gradual permeation of artificial intelligence (AI) into the culture and business of medicine in a recent editorial in Forbes. 
Mar 14, 2018 | Imaging
The University of Minnesota has become the first to take an MRI of the entire human body using a 10.5 Tesla magnet, according to a Feb. 28 university news release.

Mar 13, 2018 | Imaging
Although reaching old age is what many individuals hope for, experiencing muscle loss and frailty is not. However, a study recently published online in the Journal of Physiology may help increase clinical interest in developing methods to reverse muscle frailty and disability caused by old age.
Mar 13, 2018 | Imaging
By using medical imaging and computer simulated models, researchers at the University of Sheffield in England have recently tested the strength of children's bones to help manufacture safer car seats, toys and other infant and children targeted products, according to a recent article from Phys.org.  
Feb 27, 2018 | Imaging
A study published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology showed that the modified Yale Preoperative Anxiety Scale (mYPAS) may be able to successfully identify pediatric patients from simulation trainings who can undergo an MRI exam without the use of anesthesia.
Feb 26, 2018 | Imaging
Up against 11,000 athletes from 206 countries, MRI won gold as the most popular imaging modality at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.  
Feb 23, 2018 | Imaging
According to a study published in the Journal of American Medical Association, MRI-derived parameters applied to a risk model could reduce unnecessary biopsies and improve accuracy in diagnosing prostate cancer.  
Feb 15, 2018 | Imaging
Auditory and sensory attacks that affected 21 U.S. government personnel while in Cuba in 2016 may have caused concussion-like symptoms, according to an article published by CNN. The "acoustic attacks" were first reported by the news outlet in August 2017.
Feb 09, 2018 | Imaging
Augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) present human anatomy education with a new set of tools for many academic institutions.
Feb 08, 2018 | Imaging
An unexpected finding involving gadolinium-based contrast agents and stroke patients has prompted researchers from the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) to further explore the ocular effects of MRI exams in stroke patients.
Feb 01, 2018 | Imaging
Robotically assisted sonic therapy (RAST) has proven to be effective in producing clinically relevant hepatic ablation zones without being invasive to the subject, according to a new study published in Radiology.  
Jan 23, 2018 | Imaging
Mastering the art of balancing risks and benefits, according to Matthew Davenport, MD, from the University of Michigan, is what medicine is all about. When anecdotes about gadolinium-based contrast media agents allegedly poisoning patients became increasingly mainstream, its use in imaging procedures like MRIs has been heavily questioned by the medical community.  
Jan 17, 2018 | Imaging
According to a new study published in Academic Radiology, in ultra-high-resolution computed tomography (U-HRCT) scans, a large matrix size maintains the spatial resolution and improves the image quality and assessment of lung diseases when compared to a 512-matrix size.  
Jan 12, 2018 | Imaging
Sitting for long periods of time may contribute to greater amounts of fat deposited around one's internal organs, according to a new study published in December issue of Obesity.