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Philips to incorporate classic Disney characters in Ambient Experience for MR
The pilot study will see if Disney animations can help reduce anxiety among children in MR scans
Pyrus to streamline distribution of RP Canon's medical imaging portfolio
Will manage the internal processes of CT, MR and ultrasound systems worldwide
GE Healthcare in search of buyer for Waukesha campus
Plans to move operations to West Milwaukee and Wauwatosa facilities
Global MR imaging market expected to rack up $4.5 billion by 2024
Meanwhile, COVID-19 has slowed the market and it is unlikely to reach pre-pandemic levels until 2023
SpinTech acquires MR Innovations
Gains protocol development for MR scans, image processing services and clinical research organization consulting
X-ray reveals how COVID-19 makes the body attack itself
New insight on musculoskeletal injuries, such as 'covid toes'
Fujifilm to complete Hitachi imaging acquisition by end of March
The deal will transfer a range of CTs, X-rays, ultrasound and MR systems
Hyperfine raises $90 million in Series D funding for Swoop portable MR platform
The money raised supports commercialization of the scanner
Mount Sinai to launch mobile MR unit for prostate cancer screenings
Care will focus on black men who are more than twice as likely to die from the disease
United Imaging to market and sell SyntheticMR's SyMRI Neuro software
SyMRI Neuro offers multiple contrast images, quantitative data and tissue volumes in a single MR scan
2020 saw 35% drop in MR procedure volume
Exams performed went down by almost 50% between January and April
No-show rate hit 55% in medical imaging during the peak of pandemic
A fivefold increase in missed appointments were seen across all modalities
MR-guided prostate biopsies may meet or exceed standard methods: study
'Imaging and targeted biopsies are the future of prostate cancer diagnosis,' says lead author
Canon's AI now usable in 96% of all Vantage Orian 1.5T MR procedures
AiCE three to five times faster than conventional model-based iterative reconstruction
Whole body MR surpasses PET/CT and CT for detecting myeloma
Enabling earlier myeloma treatment than other imaging modalities
Prostate tumors 'frequently' undersized with MR imaging
Underestimation of prostate tumor size can prevent successful treatment
New insight on MR safety implications when imaging bullet wounds
Using X-ray and CT to better understand composition of unidentified ballistic fragments
Using MR to predict PTSD after brain injury
Brain volume measurement may provide early biomarker

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