MRI appears best for detecting cancers in women with dense breasts
January 31, 2023 -- MRI is the best supplemental imaging method when it comes to detecting breast cancer in dense breasts in average-risk women, according to research published January 31 in Radiology. Read More
MRI is useful for assessing postmenopausal bone health
January 27, 2023 -- MRI-identified bone markers -- such as porosity, morphologic structure, mineralization, and density -- are useful for assessing bone health in postmenopausal women, a study published January 24 in Radiology has found. Read More
Diffusion kurtosis imaging helps identify cognitive impairment
January 24, 2023 -- The MRI technique of diffusion kurtosis imaging shows promise for identifying mild cognitive impairment among individuals exposed to environmental toxins, a study published January 21 in Academic Radiology has found. Read More
Opioid exposure negatively affects fetal brain growth
January 20, 2023 -- Exposure to opioids in utero has a negative effect on fetal brain development, a study published January 18 in the American Journal of Roentgenology indicates. Read More
3D printing method uses MRI to build pediatric urology models
January 19, 2023 -- Researchers from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia are highlighting a genitourinary 3D modeling and printing process using post-contrast MRI that they believe can help with pediatric urologic surgical planning. Read More
DWI-MRI helps breast cancer patients' chemotherapy response
January 18, 2023 -- Diffusion-weighted MRI (DWI-MRI) can help predict breast cancer patients' response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy, a study published January 12 in Nature Scientific Reports has reported. Read More
ABVS shows promise for predicting breast cancer treatment response
January 18, 2023 -- Automated breast volume scanning (ABVS) shows promise in predicting pathologic response in women with breast cancer, suggest findings published January 13 in Clinical Radiology. Read More
MR spectroscopy distinguishes recurrent brain tumors from necrosis
January 17, 2023 -- MR spectroscopy imaging can effectively distinguish between recurrent brain tumors and necrosis in patients who have undergone radiation treatment, a study published January 11 in the Journal of Neuroimaging has found. Read More
CE-CBBCT outperforms breast MRI for assessing residual breast tumors
January 13, 2023 -- Preoperative contrast-enhanced conebeam breast CT (CE-CBBCT) is more accurate than MRI in assessing residual breast tumors after breast cancer treatment, findings published January 6 in Academic Radiology suggest. Read More
IMV: MR departments optimistic on procedure volume growth, purchasing
January 13, 2023 -- Three-quarters of MR sites in the U.S. anticipate that their 2022 procedure volume will be higher in 2022 than in 2021, according to IMV Medical Information Division's 2022 MR Market Outlook Report. And that growth will be achieved across all site types. Read More