New MRI technique shows lung problems in long-COVID patients
May 26, 2022 -- A new MRI technique using hyperpolarized xenon-129 gas was able to illuminate lung abnormalities in patients with long COVID-19, even those who were not admitted to the hospital, according to a study published May 24 in Radiology. Read More
National funds needed to update imaging equipment in Canada
May 26, 2022 -- Canada's inadequate and outdated inventory of medical imaging equipment requires that some scanners be retired to make way for new technology, which will require a massive injection of funds from the national government. Read More
Ultrasound correlates well with MRI for pediatric liver disease
May 25, 2022 -- Ultrasound shear-wave elastography can correlate well with MR elastography for measuring liver stiffness in children and young adults with known or suspected liver disease, said researchers who published their results May 24 in Radiology. Read More
Can AI guide supplemental breast MRI screening?
May 24, 2022 -- A deep learning-based risk assessment model can perform better than traditional risk models for guiding decisions on supplemental breast MRI screening, according to a talk at the Society of Breast Imaging/American College of Radiology symposium. Read More
Does AI technology pose a threat to radiologic technologists' jobs?
May 23, 2022 -- Global artificial intelligence (AI) expert Dr. Daniel Sodickson, PhD, has sought to allay fears that a "Wild West" of disruptive innovations and increased automation in the coming years could decimate the jobs of radiologic technologists. Read More
MRI shows sex differences in concussed children
May 20, 2022 -- MRI shows that the sex of a concussed child has bearing on how their symptoms manifest -- findings that could help clinicians better tailor treatment, according to research presented at the recent International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine meeting. Read More
How well does AI triage normal screening breast MRI exams?
May 19, 2022 -- An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm could triage 20% of screening breast MRI exams as normal without missing any cancers, say researchers from New York City. If used in clinical practice, AI could make breast MRI screening more efficient. Read More
PET/MRI provides new insights into knee osteoarthritis
May 19, 2022 -- PET/MRI has identified which compartments of the knee may be the best targets for new treatments for early osteoarthritis, according to a study published May 16 in Clinical Radiology. Read More
MRI radiomics heralds a paradigm shift in brain imaging
May 18, 2022 -- MRI radiomics could have a tremendous impact on the lives of patients with brain tumors, with advances bringing the concept of virtual biopsies closer to practice, according to a presentation at the annual meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. Read More
MRI links severity of Alzheimer's disease to choroid plexus
May 17, 2022 -- Researchers from South Korea have shown in a study published May 17 in Radiology that higher MRI volumes of a network of blood vessels in the brain called the choroid plexus are linked to more advanced Alzheimer's disease. Read More