Monday, November 30, 2009

Clinical Applications of In-& Out-of-Phase Imaging




Adrenal MR Imaging




Liver MR Imaging




Spine MR Imaging








Tags: In-phase, out-of-phase, chemical shift of the second kind, adrenal adenoma, microscopic intracellular fat, macroscopic fat, Indian ink artifact, fatty liver infiltration, hemochromatosis, benign fracture, osteoporotic fracture, pathologic fracture, neoplastic fracture, wedging.

Reference:



Sunday, November 29, 2009

Carestream Health's Welcome to RSNA 2009



Sneak-peak to the introduction of Carestream Health's "Jumbotron" video for RSNA 2009, showing a nurse walking through "radiology time."


Friday, November 27, 2009

T2* Measurement of Myocardial Iron in Thalassemia (Part III)






Keywords: Thalassemia, hemochromatosis, hemosiderosis, iron overload, Kupffer cells

Source:
Hussain SM. Thalassemia with Iron Deposition. In: Liver MRI. Springer: Berlin Heidelberg, 2007; 180-181.


Wednesday, November 25, 2009

AVM of the Left Arm

Equilibrium MRA with blood-pool contrast agent

Time-resolved MRA with blood-pool contrast agent.


Tuesday, November 24, 2009

T2* Measurement of Myocardial Iron in Thalassemia (Part II)









Note: Data in Figure 1 are hypothetical.
If you need a copy of the relevant paper for reference, email me and I'll send you one.

Friday, November 20, 2009

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Breast MRI





























Stay tuned, more to come...

Keywords: Breast MRI, DynaVIEWS, Multiple Measurement Protocol


Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Invite Comments & Critiques



Intraoperative Magnetic Resonance Imaging (iMRI)






Keywords: Digital Lightbox, iMRI, Intraoperative Magnetic Resonance Imaging


Monday, November 9, 2009

Covidien contraindicates use of its Optimark gadoversetamide injection

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Keywords: GBMCA, NSF, Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis



Saturday, November 7, 2009

Cardiac MRI - Imaging Planes for Valves

Aortic Valve


Pulmonary Valve


Mitral Valve


Tricuspid Valve


Source:
Cardiovascular MR Imaging Planes and Segmentation (book chapter, 2005) by Andrew M. Taylor and Jan Bogaert.


Cardiac MRI - Quick Guide to Imaging planes





Source:
Philips Medical Systems


Thursday, November 5, 2009

Delayed Hyper-enhancement (HE) Patterns in CMR



Keywords: Subendocardial Infarct, Transmural Infarct, Midwall HE, Epicardial HE, Global Endocardial HE, Ischemic, Non-ischemic.

Source:
Weinsaft et al. MRI for the assessment of myocardial viability. Cardiology clinics (2007) vol. 25 (1) pp. 35-56, v



CMR Imaging of Thrombus











Keywords: CINE-CMR, DE-CMR, Thrombus, Clot


Sunday, November 1, 2009

Imagery of Cardiac Pathology






Source:
Ischemic Heart Disease (book chapter, 2005) by Steven Dymarkowski, Jan Bogaert, and Yicheng Ni
























Keywords: Eosinophilic Myocarditis, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Dilated Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, Amyloidosis, Sarcoidosis, Myocarditis, Infiltrative Myocardial Infarct, Thrombus, Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia, Vacsulitis