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Video from ISMRM 2019: Larry Wald on new portable MRI designs
May 16, 2019 -- MONTREAL - MRI is known for a lot of things, but portability isn't one of them. That could change if work on portable MRI scanners comes to fruition. Larry Wald, PhD, of Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School discusses his group's work in this video from the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) conference.  Discuss
Video from ISMRM 2019: Dr. Elizabeth Morris on diversity and inclusion
May 16, 2019 -- MONTREAL - Diversity and inclusion have become major topics not only in healthcare but throughout society. In this video interview at the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM), Dr. Elizabeth Morris discusses what the group is doing to promote equity, diversity, and inclusion at its meeting.  Discuss
ISMRM: MRI contradicts cancer treatment's effect on myelin
May 16, 2019 -- MONTREAL - Results from two MR imaging techniques have Canadian researchers challenging the thinking that treatment for pediatric brain tumors damages myelin, according to a study presented Wednesday at the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) annual meeting.  Discuss
Walmart charts new course by steering workers to high-quality imaging centers
May 16, 2019 -- Walmart, the nation's largest private employer, is worried that too many of its workers are having health conditions misdiagnosed, leading to unnecessary surgery and wasted health spending.  Discuss
Breast lesions more evident on DBT compared with FFDM
May 16, 2019 -- Breast cancers are more conspicuous on digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) compared with full-field digital mammography (FFDM), especially on the craniocaudal view, according to a study published online May 14 in Radiology.  Discuss
CT predicts cardiac events in colon cancer patients
May 16, 2019 -- Body composition measurements -- specifically visceral adipose tissue and muscle radiodensity -- obtained from the routine CT scans of patients with colorectal cancer could help identify those at the greatest risk of major adverse cardiac events, according to an article published online May 16 in JAMA Oncology.  Discuss
ISMRM: Deep learning moves toward clinical practice
May 15, 2019 -- MONTREAL - The number of deep-learning algorithms available for radiology applications is rapidly increasing, and it's time to figure out how to make these tools clinically relevant, according to a presentation Tuesday at the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) annual meeting.  Discuss
Video from ISMRM 2019: Dr. Bradley Erickson on machine learning and clinical MRI
May 15, 2019 -- MONTREAL - Machine learning in MRI was the focus of Tuesday's plenary session at the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM). Dr. Bradley Erickson, PhD, of Mayo Clinic focused on clinical applications of machine learning, and he shares his thoughts in this video from the meeting.  Discuss
ISMRM: Opt for mpMRI to assess leg muscle microtrauma
May 15, 2019 -- MONTREAL - Microtrauma of upper leg muscles as a result of running a marathon can be best assessed and monitored by multiparametric MRI (mpMRI), according to a study presented Tuesday at the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) annual meeting.  Discuss
Video from ISMRM 2019: Tal Arbel on machine learning and image analysis
May 15, 2019 -- MONTREAL - Machine learning in MRI was the focus of Tuesday's plenary session at the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM). In this video, Tal Arbel, PhD, of McGill University explains how machine learning is already improving scientific research into multiple sclerosis.  Discuss
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