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Nov

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New Metamaterial-Enhanced MRI Technique

New Metamaterial-Enhanced MRI Technique Scientists from Leiden University Medical Center in the Netherlands and ITMO University in Russia have designed and tested a new metasurface-based technology that can enhance the local sensitivity of MRI scanners on humans. This metasurface consists of thin resonant strips that are arranged periodically. When placed under the patient’s head, this […]

14
Nov

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GE Gains FDA Clearance for Multi-Contrast MRI in a Single Acquisition

September 7, 2016 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted market clearance for GE Healthcare’s MAGiC (MAGnetic resonance image Compilation) software, the industry’s first multi-contrast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technique that delivers eight contrasts in a single acquisition in fraction of the time of conventional imaging. MAGiC is the result of a collaboration […]

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Dec

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New technique makes brain scans better

New technique makes brain scans better People who suffer a stroke often undergo a brain scan at the hospital, allowing doctors to determine the location and extent of the damage. Researchers who study the effects of strokes would love to be able to analyze these images, but the resolution is often too low for many […]

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Aug

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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Cardiologist Creates Modified Stent for 18-month-old Using Printed 3-D Model

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Cardiologist Creates Modified Stent for 18-month-old Using Printed 3-D Model When Children’s Hospital Los Angeles cardiologists found evidence that a portion of Nate Yamane’s pulmonary artery they had repaired once before was again narrowing, pediatric interventional cardiologist Frank Ing, M.D., decided they needed to insert a stent to keep the right […]