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Max Planck scientists succeed in filming organs and joints in real time using magnetic resonance imaging by Brian Ahier Posted Tue 31 Aug 2010 9:30pm "Please hold absolutely still": This instruction is crucial for patients being examined by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). It is the only way to obtain clear images for diagnosis. Up to now, it was therefore almost impossible to image moving organs using MRI. Max Planck researchers from Göttingen have now succeeded in significantly reducing t ... Read on »
Public Workshop ? Magnetic Resonance Imaging Safety, October 25-26, 2011 by FDA Posted Tue 20 Sep 2011 12:00am The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing a public workshop entitled: "Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Safety Public Workshop." The purpose of the public workshop is to discuss factors affecting the safe use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and approaches to mitigate risks. The overall goal is to discuss st ... Read on »
Magnetic resonance imaging predictors of conversion to multiple sclerosis in the BENEFIT study by stuart Patient Expert Posted Tue 17 Nov 2009 10:20pm Arch Neurol. 2009 Nov;66(11):1345-52. Moraal B, Pohl C, Uitdehaag BM, Polman CH, Edan G, Freedman MS, Hartung HP, Kappos L, Miller DH, Montalban X, Lanius V, Sandbrink R, Barkhof F. Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Multiple Sclerosis Center Amsterdam, Vrije University Medical Center, De Boelelaan 1117, 1081 HV Amsterdam, the Netherland ... Read on »
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Has R ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 21 Aug 2009 10:20pm Magnetic Resonance Imaging Has Role in Cardiac Workup Imaging modality may sometimes replace imaging with invasive angiography or ionizing radiation 22 aug 2009-- Patient workup using cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) imaging is indicated for several major cardiac conditions and can have a substantial impact on diagnosis and pat ... Read on »
The Effect of Backpacks on the Lumbar Spine in Children: A Standing Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study by Poh Tin Tan Posted Fri 12 Feb 2010 12:00am From Spine Timothy B. Neuschwander, MD; John Cutrone, MD; Brandon R. Macias, BA; Samantha Cutrone; Gita Murthy, PhD; Henry Chambers, MD; Alan R. Hargens, MD Abstract Study Design: This study is a repeated measures design to measure the lumbar spine response to typical school backpack loads in healthy children. The lumbar spine in this se ... Read on »
Superior Method of Preparing Dendrimers for Use as Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Contrast Agents by Posted Mon 10 Aug 2009 5:00pm Description of Invention: There is a need to develop more efficient gadolinium-containing (Gd) contrast agents for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as the small molecules presently used clinically have the disadvantage of being rapidly cleared from circulation and excreted by the kidneys. Dendrimer-based macromolecular MR ... Read on »
Reliability of certain functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) studies questionable by Kathy J. Patient Expert Posted Wed 17 Mar 2010 9:41am © istockphoto Some magnetic resonance imaging studies could be less reliable than has been presumed. Brain-scanning studies that claim to link facets of personality, memory and emotion to specific brain activity may not be easy to reproduce, a new study concludes.,!–more–> Source: Nature ... Read on »
New Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Data Show Efficacy of SIMPONI® in Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted Mon 08 Nov 2010 12:00am /PRNewswire/ -- Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) analyses from two Phase 3 clinical trials showed that once every four week subcutaneous injections of SIMPONI® (golimumab) 50 mg plus methotrexate resulted in statistically significant improvements in markers of inflammation and structural damage in patients with active rheumatoid arthritis (RA) ... Read on »
MRI in new Avatar : Journal of cardio vascular magnetic resonance imaging by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 24 Sep 2010 7:08pm Cardiology is probably the most rapidly growing field  in medicine. Radiology is closely following .When both combine together there is  bound to be  plenty of action ! That’s what is happening with this journal . Knowledge is power , do not bother if you do not have such  a machine in your work place.Just know what is happening in the w ... Read on »
Magnetic Resonance Arterial Wall Imaging Methods that Compensate for Patient Aperiodic Intrinsic Cardiac, Chest Wall, and Blood by Posted Sun 21 Oct 2012 8:00pm Description of Invention: The technology includes MRI methods, systems, and software for reliably imaging vasculature and vascular wall thickness while compensating for aperiodic intrinsic motion of a patient during respiration. To overcome the loss of the orthogonality due to uncompensated residual motions and after a laps ... Read on »