Prostate MRI predicts urinary continence after surgery
January 20, 2022 -- Measurements of the urethra seen on MRI exams prior to surgery may predict urinary continence in men after prostatectomy, according to a study published January 18 in Radiology. Read More
Could imaging payments for Aduhelm patients bust Medicare?
January 14, 2022 -- Overlooking imaging costs related to the controversial Alzheimer's disease drug aducanumab (Aduhelm) prior to its approval was a mistake that could ultimately threaten Medicare's solvency, according to an analysis published January 14 in JAMA Health Forum. Read More
Whole-spine MRI uncovers abusive head trauma injuries in children
January 13, 2022 -- Performing MRI of the whole spine in young children thought to be victims of abusive head trauma can help detect injuries that may be missed on regular imaging, according to a study published January 12 in the American Journal of Roentgenology. Read More
What MRI sequence is best for brain volumetry?
January 7, 2022 -- Although automated volumetry can be performed on an ultrafast 3D brain MRI sequence, conventional image acquisition still yielded the best results in a study published online January 5 in the American Journal of Roentgenology. Read More
7T proton MR spectroscopy spots brain changes in MS patients
January 5, 2022 -- Proton MR spectroscopy can identify changes in the brains of people with multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a study published January 4 in Radiology. Read More
Are women at higher breast cancer risk getting supplemental MRI?
January 3, 2022 -- Women at higher risk for breast cancer who are recommended for supplemental MRI screening may not be getting it, according to a research poster presented at the recent RSNA 2021 meeting. Read More
Deep learning of prostate MRI cancer measures up to radiologists
December 16, 2021 -- A deep-learning algorithm performed comparably to radiologist interpretations when it came to identifying prostate cancer on multiparametric MRI, according to study results presented at the RSNA 2021 meeting. Read More
Low-field MRI scanner could improve access to neuroimaging
December 16, 2021 -- A prototype low-cost, low-field MRI scanner operating at 0.055 tesla could expand access to neuroimaging in low- and middle-income countries, according to a study published December 14 in Nature Communications. Read More
MRI-guided focused ultrasound can help with pain for cancer patients
December 10, 2021 -- MRI-guided focused ultrasound can be superior to external-beam radiation therapy when it comes to pain relief and quality of life for metastatic bone disease patients, according to research presented November 30 at the RSNA 2021 annual meeting. Read More
Structural MRI may hold key to diagnosing CTE in the living
December 9, 2021 -- Structural MRI could help clinicians identify chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in living individuals -- a feat that hasn't really been possible up to now, according to a study published December 7 in Alzheimer's Research & Therapy. Read More