Optimization of MRI Turnaround Times

One topic that has the potential to drastically improve the value of MRI (but has not been researched as thoroughly as hardware application and software innovation) is the optimization of MRI workflow. The construction of a new outpatient imaging center at NYU Langone Health to house 1.5- and 3-T scanners provided Dr. Michael Recht and colleagues […]

Implementing Abbreviated MRI Screening Into a Breast Imaging Practice

MRI remains the most sensitive tool for detecting breast cancer, but cost and acquisition time continue to be deterrents for women at average risk. For patients at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center who received a digital mammography (DM) or digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) screening examination, patients with heterogeneously dense or extremely dense breast tissue received […]

Cost-Utility Analysis of Imaging for Surveillance and Diagnosis of HCC

Utilizing a Markov model developed via TreeAge Pro software, Paulo Henrique Lima, An Tang, and a team of researchers at the University of Montreal simulated seven strategies for surveilling and diagnosing hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in patients with cirrhosis: ultrasound (US) for surveillance, CT for diagnosis; US for surveillance, complete MRI for diagnosis; US for surveillance, […]