AI enables noninvasive tumor pathology mapping on brain MRI
May 20, 2021 -- Machine-learning models trained using autopsy tissue samples are revealing new information on brain tumor pathology from MRI exams, according to a May 19 talk at the annual International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine meeting. Read More
AI, radiomics can predict cancer in lesions found on breast MRI
May 17, 2021 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) models trained on radiomics and clinical imaging findings can accurately detect cancer on breast MRI, according to a May 17 talk at the annual International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine meeting. Read More
Cloud computing poised to bolster clinical, research MRI
May 16, 2021 -- Although some key challenges remain, cloud computing can facilitate new clinical and research applications in MRI, according to a May 16 presentation at the annual meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. Read More
AR could transform image-guided surgical planning, navigation
May 11, 2021 -- Augmented reality (AR) technologies may be on the verge of delivering a breakthrough in image-guided surgical procedure planning and navigation, according to researchers from Oregon Health and Science University. Read More
'3D amplified' MRI technique shows how the brain moves
May 6, 2021 -- A new MRI technique called 3D amplified MRI can visualize brain motion in real-time, offering a noninvasive way to assess and track brain disorders, according to two studies published May 5 in Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and Brain Multiphysics. Read More
X-ray, CT reveal mummified ancient Egyptian was pregnant
May 3, 2021 -- The patient presented after 3,000 years. X-ray and CT scans revealed first that this was not a male scribe and priest, as suspected, but in fact a woman about 25 years old, possibly a society elite from a vast necropolis in Thebes in Upper Egypt. Read More
Can 3D-printed shields protect patients during radiation therapy?
April 29, 2021 -- 3D-printed radioprotective shields produced from CT images can be used to protect healthy structures in the gastrointestinal tract during radiation therapy procedures, according to research published online April 27 in Advanced Science. Read More
AI-based image reconstruction pays dividends in low-dose chest CT
April 27, 2021 -- Deep learning-based image reconstruction software yields more accurate measurements of pulmonary nodules on low-dose chest CT exams than conventional reconstruction, according to a talk at the annual American Roentgen Ray Society meeting. Read More
Goodbye, PACS. Hello, MIMPS? FDA updates rules for radiology software
April 16, 2021 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has amended the descriptions of eight classification regulations -- including three that are radiology-specific -- to reflect recent regulatory changes. Among the changes, the agency is retiring the use of PACS in favor of MIMPS, or medical image management and processing system. Read More
CT radiomics predicts survival in NSCLC patients
April 16, 2021 -- CT radiomics can be useful for predicting survival in patients receiving immunotherapy for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), according to research presented at this week's annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research. Read More