ISMRM: Personalized breast cancer screening is at hand
May 17, 2019 -- The advent of better risk assessment methods and more appropriate utilization of imaging modalities like breast MRI open the door for personalized breast cancer screening strategies, according to a presentation Thursday at the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) annual meeting in Montreal.  Discuss
ISMRM: AI can generate synthetic contrast-enhanced MRI
May 17, 2019 -- MONTREAL - An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm can produce high-quality synthetic contrast-enhanced brain MR images, potentially helping to avoid usage of gadolinium-based contrast agents, according to a presentation Thursday at the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) annual meeting.  Discuss
3D MRI captures changes to fetal head during birth
May 17, 2019 -- Researchers from France have used 3D MRI to visualize changes to the shape of the fetal brain and skull during the second stage of labor. The images revealed that fetal heads may experience greater stress than previously imagined, according to an article published online on May 15 in PLOS One.  Discuss
Smokers shy away from cancer screening exams
May 17, 2019 -- Individuals who smoke are much less likely than nonsmokers to participate in basic screening exams for breast, prostate, and colorectal cancer, despite clear recommendations from existing guidelines, according to a new study published online May 17 in JAMA Network Open.  Discuss
SMRT: Simple solution improves 7T field homogeneity
May 17, 2019 -- MONTREAL - While 7-tesla MRI offers high resolution and strong contrast, its shortcoming is the lack of field homogeneity. This can be addressed with the use of dielectric pads, according to poster research presented at the Society for MR Radiographers & Technologists (SMRT) annual meeting.  Discuss
Shear-wave elastography useful for assessing rectal tumor depth
May 17, 2019 -- Shear-wave elastography (SWE) is a useful way to evaluate the depth of invasion of rectal tumors, offering clinicians another tool for preoperative surgery staging, according to a study published online May 10 in Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology.  Discuss
Previous test scores predict success on ABR Core Exam
May 17, 2019 -- Past performance is no guarantee of future results in the world of investing, but things may be different for radiology residents taking the American Board of Radiology (ABR) Core Exam. A new survey of residents who took the exam found that scores on previous tests were a good predictor of who would pass.  Discuss
ISMRM: AI paves the way for precision medicine
May 16, 2019 -- MONTREAL - Artificial intelligence (AI) in medical imaging could open the door for huge advances in healthcare by assisting in diagnosis, the understanding of disease development, and the prediction of patient outcomes, according to a talk at the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) annual meeting.  Discuss
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
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