ISMRM: PET/MRI adds value in clinical cancer imaging
June 5, 2023 -- TORONTO - Hybrid PET/MRI imaging could eventually serve as a "one-stop shop" for imaging cancer patients who typically need several imaging studies before surgery, according to research presented at the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) annual meeting. Read More
ISMRM: 30-minute cardiac MRI is not only possible, but necessary
June 5, 2023 -- TORONTO - Thirty-minute cardiac MRI exams are poised to enter mainstream clinical practice, according to a talk delivered June 4 at the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) meeting. Read More
ISMRM: MR radiomics interest grows, needs direction
June 3, 2023 -- TORONTO - Radiomics has come a long way from theory to clinical aid for MRI specialists, but standardization and better-quality studies are needed before it becomes a true staple, according to a June 3 presentation at the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) annual meeting. Read More
CCTA radiomics data improve diagnosis of in-stent coronary restenosis
June 2, 2023 -- Coronary CT angiography (CCTA)-based radiomics features of pericoronary adipose tissue shows promise for identifying coronary artery in-stent restenosis, according to a study published May 31 in Academic Radiology. Read More
Radiography and medical students benefit from VR training
May 30, 2023 -- Most radiography and medical students appreciate the value of virtual reality (VR) simulation-based training to learn about radiation protection in the interventional radiology suite, according to research published online May 25 in Radiography. Read More
Online exercise increases students' confidence in neuroimaging
May 25, 2023 -- An interactive neuroimaging exercise can be a fun way for first-year medical students to better understand brain structures and learn anatomical terms about the brain, suggest findings published May 18 in the Annals of Anatomy. Read More
Nomogram predicts relapse in prostate cancer patients
May 24, 2023 -- A nomogram can help predict relapse in patients with prostate cancer who undergo prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA)-PET-guided radiotherapy after prostatectomy, according to a study published May 23 in JAMA Network Open. Read More
DWI-MRI helps select suitable patients for ovarian cancer surgery
May 22, 2023 -- Diffusion-weighted MRI (DWI-MRI) helps in selecting ovarian cancer patients fit for primary debulking surgery, according to research published May 17 in Gynecologic Oncology. Read More
Focused ultrasound treatment could improve flushing of brain waste
May 19, 2023 -- A focused ultrasound treatment that uses microbubbles to amplify ultrasound's effects on the brain's blood vessels may be able to help mitigate brain diseases, according to research published May 15 in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Read More
Belgian researcher discusses CT's benefits for assessing myosteatosis
May 18, 2023 -- spoke with Dr. Maxime Nachit, PhD, of the University of Louvain in Brussels about how CT imaging helps assess asymptomatic patients' muscle fat accumulation -- a condition that can increase risk of adverse cardiovascular events. Read More