The Diagnostic Imaging MRI modality focus page provides information, videos, podcasts, and the latest news about industry product developments, trial results, screening guidelines, and protocol guidance that touch on the use of MRI across the healthcare continuum, including breast, neurological, cardiovascular, prostate imaging, and more.

Abbreviated MRI and Early-Stage Hepatocellular Carcinoma: What a New Multicenter Study Reveals

January 25, 2023

In a multicenter study involving nearly 300 patients, researchers found that abbreviated magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) had a sensitivity rate of 88.2 percent and a specificity rate of 89.1 percent for detecting early-stage hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).

What a New Study Reveals About MRI and Predicting Muscle Injury Recurrence in Pro Athletes

January 03, 2023

In a study looking at acute muscle injuries in professional athletes, the use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) within a week prior to their return to play demonstrated significant re-injury risk with intermuscular edema, callus gap and transversal and/or mixed connective tissue gap.

First Hyperpolarized MRI Contrast Agent Gets FDA Approval

January 02, 2023

An inhaled contrast agent used with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), Xenoview™ (xenon Xe 129 hyperpolarized) reportedly provides regional mapping of lung ventilation without patient exposure to ionizing radiation.