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.


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

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.

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Breast MRI

Stay tuned, more to come...

Keywords: Breast MRI, DynaVIEWS, Multiple Measurement Protocol

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

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

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

Cardiac MRI - Quick Guide to Imaging planes

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.

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

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