Radiology & Imaging

Making MRI scans safer for kids

When it comes to medical imaging, pediatric radiologist and biomedical engineer Shreyas Vasanawala knows that kids aren't the same as adults.

Medical research

MRI without contrast agents? Yes, with sugar

In magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), contrast agents are used to enhance the imaging of tissue structures. While they enhance signals in blood vessels and in spaces between cells, they do not reach the interior of the cell. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pre-op MRI predicts outcome of cervical spondylotic myelopathy

(HealthDay)—For patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM), preoperative magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) signal changes are predictive of baseline neurologic status and postoperative recovery, according to a study ...

Neuroscience

New imaging technique holds promise for speeding MS research

Researchers at the University of British Columbia have developed a new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technique that detects the telltale signs of multiple sclerosis in finer detail than ever before – providing a more ...

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