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It turns out open panoramic or short-bore MRI scanners don’t do much to reduce patients’ claustrophobia.
MRI Shows Interrupted Brain Development in Premature Babies
Diffusion MRI has shown the interruption in development of the cerebral cortex among premature babies, compared with their full-term peers.
GE Unveils MR Protocol for Patients with Metal Implants
GE Healthcare this week introduced a new MRI technique designed to allow for more accurate imaging of soft tissue and bone in patients with metal joint implants.
MRI Makes Virtual Autopsy Viable in Certain Cases
Non-invasive autopsies, performed by MRI, could help determine cause of death for fetuses and young children.
MRI Payment Cuts Having Dramatic Effect on Radiology Groups
CMS cut MRI joint codes by 30 percent, thanks to three policy changes, and more cuts are expected. Here’s how the cuts are affecting practices.
MRI Aids Detection of Residual Breast Cancer After Biopsy
Dynamic contrast-enhanced breast MRI is a useful tool in aiding detection of residual disease following excisional biopsy for breast cancer.
Functional MRI Signature Could Help Identify, Measure Pain
Using fMRI, researchers measured brain activity to assess pain from sensory input, which may help physicians identify and treat pain and distress.
Novel MRI Designs Have Little Effect on Patient Claustrophobia
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.