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
Deuterium metabolic imaging making research comeback
May 17, 2022 -- After decades of dormancy, deuterium is surging in research use as a contrast agent for MRI. Researchers discussed deuterium's potential in a talk at the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine meeting. Read More
11.7T MR spectroscopy quantifies brain glucose metabolism
May 17, 2022 -- French researchers have developed a new MR spectroscopy approach to study brain glucose metabolism, a process significantly involved in Alzheimer's disease. They presented their work in an animal study at the annual meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. Read More
MRI radiomics identifies subtypes of inflammatory bowel disease
May 16, 2022 -- MRI radiomics and machine learning can enable identification of inflammatory bowel disease subtypes. A study on the research was presented at this week's International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine meeting in London. Read More
Web-based application aids MRI safety assessments
May 16, 2022 -- A new web-based software application can facilitate safety assessments of MRI exams, according to a May 11 presentation at the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine meeting in London. Read More
Video from ISMRM 2022: Thoralf Niendorf on MRI field strength
May 16, 2022 -- Is the future all about low-field MRI, or will high-field scanners continue to have an important role to play in clinical imaging? For answers, we caught up with Prof. Thoralf Niendorf, PhD, at the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM). He remains an enthusiastic supporter of ultrahigh-field MRI. Read More
Diffusion-weighted MRI models can classify breast lesions
May 13, 2022 -- Diffusion-weighted MR imaging models can differentiate between malignant and benign breast lesions, according to research presented May 11 at the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine meeting. Read More
COVID-19 anxiety during pregnancy may affect infant brain development
May 12, 2022 -- Brain MRI scans of babies born during the COVID-19 pandemic support findings that depression and anxiety in pregnant women can affect early brain development, according to a presentation at the annual meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. Read More
MRI has upper hand on CT for ovarian cancer detection
May 12, 2022 -- MRI has advantages over CT when it comes to detecting and characterizing ovarian masses, but more data is needed, according to a May 11 presentation at the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine meeting. Read More
MRI shows that PTSD from 9/11 attacks affects cognitive ability
May 11, 2022 -- MRI shows that first responders to the September 11 terrorist attacks who later had post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are at higher risk of cognitive impairment as they age, according to research presented at the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine meeting. Read More