Lancet: MRI offers alternative to conventional autopsies
May 16, 2013 -- Minimally invasive autopsies, using a combination of MRI and other techniques such as blood tests, can determine the cause of death in fetuses and babies nearly as well as conventional autopsies, researchers concluded in a new study published in Lancet.
New registry formed for ultrasound fibroid treatment
May 6, 2013 -- The Focused Ultrasound Foundation, Philips Healthcare, and focused-ultrasound developer InSightec have joined forces to establish an international multicenter registry to evaluate MR-guided focused ultrasound treatment for uterine fibroids.
Elekta and Philips Research Consortium gains new member
April 22, 2013 -- Radiation oncology firm Elekta and Royal Philips Electronics, parent company of Philips Healthcare, have announced the Netherlands Cancer Institute-Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital in Amsterdam has signed an agreement to join their research consortium on MRI-guided radiation therapy.
ISMRM endorses ultrahigh-field MR symposium
April 17, 2013 -- The International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) has endorsed the upcoming Ultrahigh Field Magnetic Resonance symposium -- Clinical Needs, Research Promises, and Technical Solutions, according to conference host the Max-Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine in Berlin.
MHRA approves Bracco's MultiHance for breast MRI
March 13, 2013 -- Bracco Imaging has received approval from the U.K. Medicines and Health Care Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) for expanded labeling of its MultiHance MRI agent, the company said.
U.K. oncology center adds Siemens MRI
March 12, 2013 -- Siemens Healthcare has completed an installation of a Magnetom Aera 1.5-tesla MRI system at St. James's Institute of Oncology, part of St. James's University Hospital in Leeds, U.K.