Novel Imaging Technique with Potential for Medical Diagnostics

A unique new imaging method, called “polarized nuclear imaging” – combining powerful aspects of both magnetic resonance imaging and gamma-ray imaging and developed by physicists in the University of Virginia’s departments of Physics and Radiology ­­– has potential for new types of high-resolution medical diagnostics as well as industrial and … Continue reading

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New MRI technique detects blood flow velocity to identify risk for stroke

Affecting 33.5 million patients worldwide, atrial fibrillation is the most common form of cardiac arrhythmia. As if having an irregular heart beat wasn’t troubling enough, patients with atrial fibrillation are also much more likely to have a stroke.

“Atrial fibrillation is thought to be responsible for 20 to 30 percent … Continue reading

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Siemens and INSIGHTEC sign agreement to expand access to Exablate Neuro technology

INSIGHTEC announced the signing of a strategic agreement with the global leader in Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Siemens Healthineers. The strategic collaboration will involve the development of compatibility between Exablate Neuro and Siemens leading 1.5T and 3T clinical MRI systems, MAGNETOM Aera and Skyra. With this agreement, Siemens Healthineers follows its … Continue reading

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Boston Scientific Received CE Mark For MRI Labeling Of S-ICD Systems

Boston Scientific has received CE Mark approval for the new EMBLEM™ MRI Subcutaneous Implantable Defibrillator (S-ICD) System, as well as magnetic resonance (MR) conditional labeling for all previously implanted EMBLEM S-ICD Systems.

The EMBLEM S-ICD Systems are treatment options for patients at risk of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) that leave … Continue reading

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