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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
Prenatal detection of heart defects low in Hispanic women, poor areas
May 17, 2021 -- Prenatal detection of congenital heart defects with echocardiography can have a dramatic impact on outcomes. But detection rates are much lower in certain populations, including those with lower socioeconomic position and Hispanic ethnicity, according to a study published on May 17 in Circulation. Read More
Bedside point-of-care MRI appears convenient and accurate
May 17, 2021 -- Bedside use of point-of-care MRI is feasible and safe for neurological intensive care patients and eliminates the need to transfer the patient to an imaging suite, according to a presentation at the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and Society for MR Radiographers & Technologists virtual annual meeting. Read More
Tips and tricks for finding lithium batteries in the esophagus on MRI
May 17, 2021 -- From having the patient ingest honey to scanning with a smaller field-of-view, there are a variety of tricks available to MRI facilities when scanning children who have swallowed lithium button batteries, according to a talk at the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine virtual meeting. Read More
How to translate innovations in MRI research to the clinic
May 16, 2021 -- MRI is often on the cutting edge of scientific innovation. But how are these innovations translated to the clinic? The process is complex, but the effort is worth it, according to a May 15 talk at the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 2021 virtual annual meeting. Read More
Ensuring patient privacy is key in MRI research projects
May 16, 2021 -- Short of turning off all of the computers at your research facility (and maybe not even then), there is no way to keep your MRI research data 100% secure, according to a May 16 session at the 2021 International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine virtual 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
7T MRI shows promise for sports imaging of injured athletes
May 15, 2021 -- Lower field-strength MRI is adequate for most injured athletes, but some benefit from the higher spatial resolution 7-tesla MRI offers, according to a talk given May 15 at the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 2021 virtual annual meeting. Read More
AI can add value in all parts of MR imaging chain
May 15, 2021 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) can yield valuable improvements across all elements of the MR imaging chain, according to a May 15 presentation at the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine annual meeting. Read More
7 ways to communicate your research to a wider audience
May 15, 2021 -- You've just wrapped up the perfect research study. But how can you let the wider world know about your discovery? Disseminating research to a broader audience was the subject of a May 15 talk at the 2021 International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine virtual meeting. Read More