Researchers used single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) to assess the immune system recovery of macaque monkeys with an HIV-like infection. The work may help researchers understand recovery in humans after HIV treatment.
July 13, 2018 | Women's Imaging
Evelina London Children's Hospital in the U.K. recently invested in three ultrasound scanners that can detect heart defects and other abnormalities in fetuses as early as 12 weeks old, according to an article published July 13 by The Standard.
July 11, 2018 | Advanced Visualization
A team of U.S. researchers has uncovered the exact point when normal, healthy protein becomes toxic but has yet to form tangles. Experts believe the findings could be a target for developing Alzheimer's treatments.
July 10, 2018 | Advanced Visualization
A 3D color medical scanner invented by father and son scientists in New Zealand recently imaged its first human subject, according to a news release from the University of Canterbury in New Zealand.
July 09, 2018 | Advanced Visualization
A Pennsylvania farmer suffering from essential tremors in both hands recalled how his experience undergoing focused ultrasound treatment was risky but ultimately worth it, according to a July 9 article by NPR.
July 09, 2018 | Advanced Visualization
A novel PET imaging method may improve evaluation of joint inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis patients by targeting translocator protein (TSPO) expression in joint lining tissue, according to research published online in the July issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine.
July 03, 2018 | Cardiovascular
In those tested for coronary artery disease, research published July 3 in Radiology suggests that cardiac hybrid imaging with CT imaging and nuclear stress testing may be an effective predictor of heart attack risk and other adverse cardiac events.
July 03, 2018 | Advanced Visualization
A new ultrasound prototype utilizing an optical—rather than electronic—system may provide flexibility in simultaneously pairing the modality with other imaging techniques, such as MRI. Experts say it could provide doctors more options for using ultrasound to diagnose and treat patients.
June 29, 2018 | Advanced Visualization
When researchers bought more than 200 types of tea, chocolate, herbs and other items they weren’t planning meals for the week. Instead, the team was searching for a contrast agent for imaging patients with swallowing disorders—they landed on barley.
June 27, 2018 | Advanced Visualization
4D flow CT produced similar intracardiac blood flow patterns compared to the current reference standard obtained with 4D MRI, according to recent research in Radiology.
June 27, 2018 | Advanced Visualization
European researchers have developed a robust macroscale imaging technique based on florescence lifetime imaging microscopy (FLIM) that can analyze cellular processes up to four centimeters in size.
June 27, 2018 | Advanced Visualization
Researchers have captured the highest-resolution image to date of the Zika virus, which caused a global health crisis in 2015, and left thousands of babies with serious birth defects. The research team believes the finding may aid in designing a vaccine to fight the virus.
June 25, 2018 | Advanced Visualization
A new study from Queen’s University Belfast researchers found the eye may be a critical indicator for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) along with a host of other neurodegenerative diseases.
June 21, 2018 | Advanced Visualization
An MR framework enabling simultaneous multiple parametric T1 and T2 proton density mapping—MR fingerprinting—can identify lesions indicative of a severe neurological condition in patients with a common form of epilepsy—all in under 150 seconds.
June 21, 2018 | Advanced Visualization
Researchers found that using a virtual reality (VR) headset was able to identify brain aneurysms with the same accuracy as matched reference standards, according to a study published in the online July issue of Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery.
Jun 20, 2018 | Advanced Visualization
Mechanical engineers and surgeons from the University of Hong Kong have recently developed what could be the world's first neurosurgical robotic system that can perform bilateral stereotactic neurosurgery on a patient inside an MRI machine.
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Jun 18, 2018 | Advanced Visualization
The semi-automated, quantitative 3D approach—joint space mapping (JSM)—detects small changes in joints and is both accurate and precise in measuring joint space compared to traditional two-dimensional (2D) radiography.
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Jun 13, 2018 | Advanced Visualization
The University of Kansas Health System’s new Indian Creek Campus now houses two fluoroscopy three-dimensional acquisition machines, which leaders of the system say are only one of four locations in the world to possess such technology, according to a fox4kc.com report.
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Jun 12, 2018 | Neuroimaging
With the help of advanced CT imaging, researchers from the Netherlands found that smokers and individuals with diabetes may face an increased risk of developing calcifications in the hippocampus, the region of the brain responsible for memory.
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Jun 11, 2018 | Advanced Visualization
Intrinsic susceptibility biomarkers were found to successfully provide cross validation of the oxygen-enhanced MRI biomarker perfused Oxy-R when mapping tumor hypoxia in renal carcinoma, according to research published in Radiology.
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Jun 11, 2018 | Advanced Visualization
A groundbreaking new treatment that involves a magnetic metal “seed” and an MRI scanner could destroy deadly brain tumors in 10 minutes, according to a June 8 article in The Telegraph.
Advanced Visualization, Neuroimaging