MRI Technologists Use Creatine to Track Heart Problems Earlier

A new MRI method enables clinicians and MRI technologists to map creatine at higher resolutions in the heart in order to find abnormalities and disorders earlier than if they used traditional diagnostic methods. The preclinical findings documented by researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania shows an advantage over less … Read more

New MRI Imaging Technique Brings IBS Treatment Closer to Reality

Scientists in London are exploring the use of MRI technology to assist in the treatment and diagnosis of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). IBS is a condition that causes serious inconvenience and discomfort to sufferers, and affects between 25 and 55 million people in the United States. Since the disease is often misdiagnosed, it’s difficult to determine … Read more

MRI Technology is a Growing Market

By 2018, the MRI System Market will be worth $5.24 billion, according to a report by MarketsandMarkets.  The research performed on the systems was part of an attempt to showcase the current technology and market impact of existing and emerging magnetic resonance systems. Additionally, the study showed there is huge growth potential in medical imaging … Read more

MRI Guided Brain Surgery Removes Tumor

As a potential MRI technology student, you may be aware of the variety of ways you can help patients, especially by helping a doctor diagnose medical conditions like multiple sclerosis, brain tumors, torn ligaments, tendonitis, cancer and strokes, just to name a few. What you may not know is MRIs can help patients in other … Read more

Silent MRI Scanner Hits the Market

As a potential MRI technology student, you may be aware of the health benefits of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanners. You may also be aware of the numerous complaints from patients and MRI technicians alike about the deafening sound emitted from them during an MRI scan. The loud noise, when combined with the confined and … Read more