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Many new imaging solutions were on display at the world's largest health informatics conference, held at McCormick Place in Chicago.

Radiologist David Gruen, MD, discusses some of the overarching themes from the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society's annual meeting.

End-users of various radiology IT systems offer their assessment of the software in the annual KLAS Research 2023 Best in KLAS report.


Fetal MRI reveals how opioid use during pregnancy limits brain growth in utero

This study is one of the largest to date to assess brain growth in opioid-exposed fetuses in utero. 

September 28, 2022
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MRI-guided focused ultrasound an effective tool in the fight against Parkinson's disease

The results of a new trial offer “much needed progress” in the treatment of PD, experts involved in the study suggested. 

September 28, 2022

Experts call for guidelines limiting interpretations during busy shifts, citing a reduction in error rates

When exam volumes increase, so too does the risk of diagnostic errors in interpretations, many of which can be clinically significant.

September 27, 2022
The approach—called GammaTile—involves placing small radiation seeds at a tumor site during surgery.

New radiation therapy treatment stalls recurrence while sparing healthy tissue in patients with brain cancer

The treatment has the potential to “extend lifespans and improve quality of life” in patients with brain cancer, according to experts at UC San Diego Health. 

September 19, 2022

Pediatric TBI study links mild head injuries with behavioral problems in kids

A new analysis revealed that children are at a 15% increased risk of an emotional or behavioral problem if they have experienced a mild TBI.

September 13, 2022

Neuroimaging analysis suggests that the brains of patients with depression are not so different after all

“Results of this case-control study suggest that even for maximum univariate biological differences, deviations between patients with MDD and healthy controls were remarkably small," experts shared in JAMA Psychiatry.

September 8, 2022
The University of Southern California was among the first imaging centers in the U.S. to install a 7T MRI. This high-end part of the MRI market is small and is mainly made up of academic research centers. The main MRI market is made of of 1.5T systems, but there is rising demand for 3T, which Signify research may eventually become the standard for MRI.

Time-of-flight intracranial MRA at 5T comparable to 7T, new analysis shows

A new paper published in Radiology details an analysis of 3-T, 5T and 7T MRI to determine which system could achieve the best intracranial vascular image quality.

September 1, 2022
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MRI exams reveal the impact of steroid use on the brain

Experts involved in the study suggest that their findings could help explain the neuropsychiatric effects seen in many patients who are prescribed steroids long-term.

August 31, 2022
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