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Predicting Clinically Significant Prostate Cancer: Can a Prostate MRI Point-Based Model Have an Impact?

Diagnostic Imaging

A point-based model that incorporates prostate MRI findings offered a sensitivity rate of 89.5 percent for detecting clinically significant prostate cancer and could prevent over 20 percent of biopsies, according to new research.

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Clinical value of some knee and hip MRIs questioned

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While MRI-detected biomarkers may serve a beneficial role for people with hip and knee pain, the modality's clinical utility may be limited in patients over the age of 45 in patients with advanced osteoarthritis, according to an article published in the American Journal of Roentgenology ( AJR ). Erin Alaia, MD.

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4D MRI Could Improve Clinical Assessment of Heart Blood Flow Abnormalities

MedImaging MRI

A new study has discovered that combining whole-heart 4D flow with short-axis cine MRI can identify characteristics linked to poor blood flow in the heart’s left atrial chamber.

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ISMRM: PET/MRI shows promise identifying musculoskeletal ‘pain generators’

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SINGAPORE -- PET/MRI is emerging as a viable tool for pinpointing locations of pain in people with chronic low back pain and persistent hip pain after total hip replacements, according to research by a group from Erasmus MC in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. MRI shows minimal fluid, but no edema.

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New MRI Method Detects Alzheimer’s Earlier in People without Clinical Signs

MedImaging MRI

New research has uncovered a connection between unusual blood levels of amyloid — a protein linked with Alzheimer’s — and subtle changes in brain microstructures observable on a specific type of MRI.

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Exploring Ferumoxytol: A Frontier in MRI Contrast Agents

Imaging Technology

milla1cf Fri, 03/29/2024 - 08:01 March 29, 2024 — Magnetic resonance imaging ( MRI ) is a cornerstone in the landscape of medical diagnostics, celebrated for its non-ionizing and non-invasive nature. Since its clinical introduction in 2009, Ferumoxytol-enhanced MRI (FE-MRI) has significantly reshaped CE-MRI practices.

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AI Fuses CT and MRI Scans for Improved Clinical Diagnosis

MedImaging General Imaging

New research has demonstrated how artificial intelligence (AI) can be utilized to combine images from clinical X-ray CT and MRI scans for achieving a more holistic view of a patient's anatomy.

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