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Implantable Infusion Pumps in the Magnetic Resonance Environment: Warning from FDA

Due to reports of death and injury, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a statement to inform patients, caregivers, MR technologists, and health care providers about the safety warnings involving implantable infusion pumps in the Magnetic Resonance (MR) environment. The January 11, 2017 report from the FDA…Learn More

Why Does Gray Matter, Matter?

We have all heard the brain referred to as “gray matter”, but what does that actually mean, and why is it important? The brain comes in two parts, gray matter and white matter. Gray matter is what gives humans our information processing power. With the use of…Learn More

Accurate MRI Technology Can Detect More Than Prostate Cancer

MRI’s are changing the prostate cancer landscape. MRI’s offer more than just cancer detection, and play a vital role in the treatment process. Highly accurate scans can guide biopsies and help determine the right path of treatment accompanied with the highest quality of life possible. Refining Technique Techniques for prostate…Learn More

How Do MRIs Work?

You go into a tube, the machine whirs, and a little while later—voila!—there’s an image that shows what’s going on inside your body. At least, that’s the way it seems for most of us. Whether you’re due for an MRI scan or simply curious for future reference, knowing a little more about how MRIs…Learn More

Ways to Reduce MRI Anxiety

Despite being extremely safe, MRI scans often cause anxiety, claustrophobia, or panic attacks. If you’re worried about how you’ll emotionally respond to an MRI scan, rest assured that there are ways to prepare. No matter what your fears are, there is a way to help feel calm and relaxed during…Learn More

Detecting Memory Loss Disease With MRI

Last summer the opportunity for using MRI as a brain research tool became a discussion for how it could help researchers learn more about diseases such as Alzheimer’s. But MRI technology may be able to do more than provide research. Radiology Today Magazine reports on how an MRI technique could…Learn More

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