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Image: The results of MRI scans are expected to inform future clinical guidelines for heart disease (Photo courtesy of the University of Leeds).

MRI Helps Identify High-Risk Heart Disease Patients

A new study concludes that magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans are the safest and most effective way to identify patients with suspected coronary heart disease (CHD). More...
25 May 2016
Image: The graphic shows how the VARP 3D computer model was used to classify patients at high risk and low risk for heart arrhythmia (Photo courtesy of Royce Faddis / JHU).

New 3D Tool Predicts Patients at Higher Risk from Lethal Arrhythmias

Researchers in an interdisciplinary team have developed a non-invasive 3D assessment tool to help clinicians find patients most at risk from lethal arrhythmias, and those who need a defibrillator implant. More...
25 May 2016

Researchers Demonstrate Faster and More Accurate Cardiac MRI Technique

Researchers in Switzerland have presented a new cardiac MR technique that makes use of a high-frequency percussive ventilator to prevent chest motion during scans, resulting in higher quality images and shorter scanning times. More...
25 May 2016
Image: Increased white matter in migraine headache (Photo courtesy of Medscape).

MRI Study Shows Migraines with Aura Unrelated to Brain Anomalies

A new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) study found no association between silent brain infarcts or white matter hyperintensities (WMHs) and migraines with aura. More...
19 May 2016

Gadolinium Contrast Agent Approved for Supra-Aortic MRI Angiography

A gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCA) indicated for use with magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) has been approved for evaluating supra-aortic or renal artery disease. More...
19 May 2016
Image: The NuPET scanner inserted into a MRI bore (Photo courtesy of Cubresa).

Compact PET Scanner Adapts to Existing MRI Systems

A novel positron emission tomography (PET) scanner enables simultaneous molecular and functional imaging in existing third-party magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) systems. More...
18 May 2016
Image: MR Fingerprinting (MRF) can be used to identify individual tissues and diseases quantitatively (Photo courtesy of Siemens Healthcare).

Exclusive Research Partnership to Bring MR Fingerprinting to Clinical Application Stage

A new partnership between a major medical imaging provider and a leading university in the US aims to bring a new Magnetic Resonance (MR) quantitative tissue analysis technique that can identify individual disease tissues, to clinical application. More...
17 May 2016

MedImaging's MRI channel in addition to reporting on MR hardware, informs about the many magnetic resonance applications possible with the technique notably MRI, fMRI, diffusion MRI, MR angiography, MR guided surgery, in addition to industry developments, and safety issues.
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