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It turns out open panoramic or short-bore MRI scanners don’t do much to reduce patients’ claustrophobia.
Ultra-High-Field MRI May Detect Early Parkinson’s Disease
Ultra-high-field 7-Tesla MRI of the brain detected abnormalities in the substantia nigra among subjects with Parkinson’s disease.
Carotid Artery MRI Helps Predict Cardiovascular Events
MRI of the carotid artery may help clinicians spot vulnerable plaque characteristics that could predict cardiovascular events among asymptomatic patients.
New MRI Technique Visualizes Tumors in Children
New MRI technique allows for accurate assessment of tumors in children without the radiation exposure of PET/CT scans.
Average MRI Scanner Nearing Adolescence
Magnetic resonance imaging scanners are getting older, but the majority of imaging facilities are not yet seeking to replace them.
Use Screening MRI for Women with History of Breast Cancer
Screening breast MRIs should be considered for women with a personal history of breast cancer.
Certain MRI Findings May Predict Future Cardiac Events
Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging may help clinicians predict future cardiac events among patients with coronary artery disease or recent MI.
Whole-body Diffusion-weight MRI for Myeloma Treatment Response
Using whole-body diffusion-weight imaging for patients with myeloma may help clinicians determine the treatment response.
MRI Shows Mountain Climbers Face Higher Risk of Brain Bleeds
CHICAGO — High-altitude cerebral edema, the end stage of severe acute mountain sickness — once thought to be reversible — causes microbleeding on the brain.
Podcast: Using MRI in the Operating Room
Steven Kalkanis, MD, director of neurosurgical oncology at Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital, discusses how an MRI unit in the operating suite has transformed their approach to brain surgery.