ISMRM 2022 NEWS
Can machine learning deliver 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.  Discuss
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, Minnesota, U.S. 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.  Discuss
Video from ISMRM 2022: Why Nandita deSouza loves the congress
May 10, 2022 -- LONDON - Radiologist and cancer imaging expert Prof. 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.  Discuss
Diffusion-weighted MRI shows promise in breast imaging
May 10, 2022 -- Diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) derived from MRI can help reduce unnecessary biopsies in breast cancer screening, according to presentations given on 9 May at the annual meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine.  Discuss
Video from ISMRM 2022: Katja Pinker-Domenig on breast MRI
May 9, 2022 -- LONDON - How do they use breast MRI at the world-famous Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York? What impact has the pandemic had on screening for breast cancer? Leading researcher Dr. Katja Pinker-Domenig, PhD, provides some answers in a video interview.  Discuss
Don't modify the quench button: MRI safety grabs attention at ISMRM 2022
May 9, 2022 -- LONDON - Take great care when it comes to the quench button, a specialist on MRI safety standards warned at the annual meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM). Also, stay vigilant about thermal burns, attendees were told.  Discuss
Video from ISMRM 2022: Fernando Calamante on Ukraine and Russia
May 9, 2022 -- LONDON - The International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) was one of the first scientific societies to issue a statement on the Russian invasion of Ukraine. In a video interview, its president, Fernando Calamante, PhD, reflects on this statement and the current situation.  Discuss
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 on 8 May at the annual meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine.  Discuss
How exactly does AI promise to transform clinical practice in MRI?
May 8, 2022 -- LONDON - Imaging scientists have only just begun to scratch the surface of what artificial intelligence (AI) can do to benefit patients and professional practice, particularly in terms of contrast agent usage, delegates at the annual meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) learned during a special session on Saturday.  Discuss
Economic factors limit clinical adoption of 7T MRI systems
May 7, 2022 -- LONDON - The cost of 7-tesla MRI systems is the main deterrent to the more widespread clinical adoption of the scanners in hospitals, not technical challenges, Thoralf Niendorf, PhD, from Berlin told delegates at ISMRM 2022.  Discuss