Iterative Denoising Applied to 3D SPACE CAIPIRINHA: A New Approach to Accelerate 3D Brain Examination in Clinical Routine

High acceleration factors using standard CAIPIRINHA acceleration for cartesian trajectories, in combination with a modern iterative denoising (ID) reconstruction algorithm, can be applied to 3D SPACE, maintaining image sharpness with high SNR, for either reduced scan time or higher spatial resolution. [...]

Revisiting the Physics behind MRI and the Opportunities that Lower Field Strengths Offer

Moving to higher magnetic fields may not always be advantageous in MRI, with sufficient SNR now available on new state of the art low field systems, which feature many advantages not the least of which are reduced artifacts and lower cost. [...]

Magnetic Resonance Fingerprinting for Precision Imaging in Neuro-Oncology

MRF represents a paradigm shift for reliable, repeatable, and consistent signal acquisition and modeling. The recent availability of this technique in the clinical realm may have a significant impact on tumor detection, characterization, and effective treatment planning. [...]

The Next Generation – Advanced Design Low-field MR Systems

Looking at cost, flexibility, image quality, and accessibility, there is a very bright future for advanced design low-field MR units. [...]

First Experiences with the World’s First MAGNETOM Vida

This review focuses on 8 critical questions regarding gadolinium deposition in the brain and body, with the answers and discussion therein important for future regulatory decisions and clinical practice. [...]

Reduced Stress and Consistent Contrastenhanced MRI Scans with Precisely Timed, Automated Injection Enabled by MR-Injector Coupling

This review discusses first the background in terms of development of these agents and safety discussions therein, proceeds to a discussion of NSF and gadolinium deposition in the brain, and concludes with a discussion of the predictable future – specifically reassessment of the use of the linear GBCAs or a subset thereof. [...]

Critical Questions Regarding Gadolinium Deposition in the Brain and Body After Injections of the Gadolinium-Based Contrast Agents, Safety, and Clinical Recommendations in Consideration of the EMA’s Pharmacovigilance and Risk Assessment Committee Recommendation for Suspension of the Marketing Authorizations for 4 Linear Agents

This review focuses on 8 critical questions regarding gadolinium deposition in the brain and body, with the answers and discussion therein important for future regulatory decisions and clinical practice. [...]

Safety of the Gadolinium-Based Contrast Agents for Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Focusing in Part on Their Accumulation in the Brain and Especially the Dentate Nucleus

This review discusses first the background in terms of development of these agents and safety discussions therein, proceeds to a discussion of NSF and gadolinium deposition in the brain, and concludes with a discussion of the predictable future – specifically reassessment of the use of the linear GBCAs or a subset thereof. [...]

Application of Extracellular Gadolinium-based MRI Contrast Agents and the Risk of Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis

Presented is a review of nephrogenic systemic fibrosis and how this influences daily practice (in contrast enhanced magnetic resonance imaging), with specific clinical recommendations. Download PPTX-zip [...]

Accelerating Clinical MRI in the 21st Century

The established class of intravenous contrast media for magnetic resonance imaging is the gadolinium chelates, more generally referred to as the gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs). [...]

Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Computed Tomography of the Brain – 50 Years of Innovation, With a Focus on the Future

The established class of intravenous contrast media for magnetic resonance imaging is the gadolinium chelates, more generally referred to as the gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs). [...]

Safety of the Gadolinium-Based Contrast Agents for Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Focusing in Part on Their Accumulation in the Brain and Especially the Dentate Nucleus

The established class of intravenous contrast media for magnetic resonance imaging is the gadolinium chelates, more generally referred to as the gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs). [...]