Tag: MRI scans

Innovation, Med Tech

Metamaterials can make MRI scans quieter and faster

December 4, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Magnetic resonance imaging has become an indispensable tool for medical diagnostics. Using metamaterials – printed circuit boards whose properties can be systematically adjusted – can increase measurement sensitivity by a factor of five. Metamaterials can also make scans faster and […]

Innovation, Research

Study identifies brain hemorrhage patients most likely to have treatable underlying condition

June 4, 2019

Via: The Medical News

When blood vessels in the brain rupture, or hemorrhage, and cause a stroke, large areas of the brain can be permanently damaged. Depending on the cause, some brain hemorrhages may hide underlying lesions that can be treated with surgery, embolization, […]

Innovation, Med Tech

Facebook and NYU partner to speed up MRI scans with AI

August 21, 2018


Under the ‘fastMRI’ collaboration, Facebook AI Research (FAIR) group and the medical school’s Radiology department will investigate the use of AI in expediting the reconstruction of MR images. Commonly, patients are required to lie inside a MRI’s chamber for 15-50 […]