MPI shows promise for visualizing neuroinflammation
June 9, 2023 -- TORONTO - Magnetic particle imaging (MPI) with new iron oxide-based contrast agents shows promise for visualizing neuroinflammation, French researchers have reported at ISMRM 2023. Read More
U.K. turns to outsourcing to cope with 'chronic' staff shortages
June 8, 2023 -- The annual workforce report released on 8 June by the Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) has provided new evidence of the growing reliance of the U.K. on outsourcing as a way of coping with "chronic" staff shortages and the rising demand for imaging. Read More
What more can be done to improve a child's MRI experience?
June 8, 2023 -- TORONTO - Play therapy can help to improve children's MRI exam experience and make it possible for them to remain awake during imaging, according to novel research presented at ISMRM 2023. Read More
Promising MRI technique prepares to enter the clinical arena
June 7, 2023 -- Zero echo-time is shining light on a wide range of developmental, traumatic, inflammatory, rheumatological, and oncological conditions and can open the door for more MRI-based musculoskeletal studies and morphometric analyses, researchers from a leading U.K. hospital have reported. Read More
Portable MRI revs into duty at Spain's Moto Grand Prix
June 7, 2023 -- TORONTO - Portable MRI is proving to be a valuable tool at major sporting events -- including the Motorcycle Grand Prix World Championship held in Valencia in November 2022, according to a presentation at ISMRM 2023. Read More
Minerva Becker wins election vote for ESR presidency
June 6, 2023 -- Prof. Minerva Becker from Geneva, Switzerland, has won the keenly contested ballot to become president of the European Society of Radiology (ESR) in 2025. Other election winners were Prof. Marie-Pierre Revel, Maija Radzina, M.D., Prof. Emanuele Neri, and Nuria Bargalló, M.D. Read More
MRI detects brain changes in past cannabis users
June 6, 2023 -- Heavy cannabis use in adolescence to early adulthood is associated with volumetric differences in subregions of the hippocampus and amygdala, researchers from New Zealand have reported at ISMRM 2023 in Toronto. Read More
Four strategies to help reduce reporting errors in radiology
June 6, 2023 -- What actions and measures can help to increase accuracy? European Society of Radiology President Prof. Adrian Brady describes a series of simple strategies and approaches designed to minimize reporting errors. Read More
Baessler: Interest grows in MR radiomics, but it needs direction
June 5, 2023 -- TORONTO - Radiomics has come a long way, but standardization and better-quality studies are vital before it becomes a true staple, Prof. Bettina Baessler from Würzburg in Germany said in a keynote talk on 3 June at ISMRM 2023. Read More
Italian team investigates how to cut MRI contrast residuals in wastewater
June 5, 2023 -- TORONTO - Can the amount of MRI and CT contrast residuals found in hospital wastewater be reduced? Yes, according to research from Milan presented on 2 June at ISMRM 2023. Read More