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Video from ISMRM 2022: Titti Owman on MRI safety
May 11, 2022 -- LONDON - Titti Owman has a longstanding interest in patient safety in MRI. In a video interview at the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM), we spoke with her about the current situation and what's happened in her home country since a serious MRI accident took place in Swedish Lapland in October 2020. Read More
Video from ISMRM 2022: Boel Hansson on congress preparation
May 11, 2022 -- LONDON - A successful session at a medical meeting requires careful planning and preparation, particularly in a pandemic, according to Boel Hansson, PhD, from Lund, Sweden. In a video interview at the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM), she explains how speakers worked together to put on a session about MRI safety. Read More
Machine learning could enable 1-minute brain MRI scans
May 10, 2022 -- With a few enhancements, including machine learning, a quantitative technique called MR fingerprinting could make a one-minute clinical brain MRI scan a reality, according to a May 9 talk at the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine meeting in London. Read More
MRI can help guide women's treatment decisions for DCIS
May 10, 2022 -- In women with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), whether they chose local excision or mastectomy can be affected by diagnostic information from MRI and their surgeon's recommendation, according to research published May 10 in JAMA Network Open. Read More
Video from ISMRM 2022: Tim Leiner on his move to Mayo Clinic
May 10, 2022 -- LONDON - Dutch radiologist Dr. Tim Leiner, PhD, surprised many people in September 2021 when he took up a new post at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. We caught up with the immediate past president of International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) and asked him what lay behind his decision. Read More
Video from ISMRM 2022: Why Nandita deSouza loves the congress
May 10, 2022 -- LONDON - Radiologist and cancer imaging expert Nandita deSouza, PhD, has attended nearly every annual meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) since 1991. In this interview, she explains why she returns year after year. Read More
Diffusion-weighted MRI shows promise in breast imaging
May 10, 2022 -- Diffusion-weighted imaging derived from MRI can help reduce unnecessary biopsies in breast cancer screening, according to presentations given May 9 at the annual meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. Read More
German radiologists take to sky to reach stroke patients
May 10, 2022 -- Radiologists are reaching stroke patients by helicopter in remote areas of southeast Bavaria, responding and performing critical procedures in less than an hour in all cases. They discussed the impact of deploying flying intervention teams on patient care in a study published May 5 in JAMA. Read More
Don't modify the quench button: MRI safety grabs attention at ISMRM
May 9, 2022 -- LONDON - Take great care when it comes to the quench button, a specialist on MRI safety standards warned on Saturday at the annual meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM). Also, stay vigilant of thermal burns, attendees were told. Read More
Radiologists can help achieve better pediatric care with MRI
May 9, 2022 -- Personalized care is great for individual patients going through MRI scans, but it's not so simple for pediatric patients, according to a presentation given May 8 at the annual meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. Read More