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Tuesday, December 19, 2006

Cardiovascular Update: Interventional Coronary Magnetic Resonance Imaging/ New Advances

C. Joon Choi, MD, PhD of the UCSD Cardiovascular Center discusses the importance of coronary artery wall imaging in heart disease by MRI and current advances in interventional cardiovascular MRI. Series: "UCSD Cardiovascular Center: Cardiovascular Update" [Health and Medicine] [Professional Medical Education]

Friday, December 08, 2006

Latest On MRI Scans on Patients with Pacemakers

Frank G. Shellock, PhD, FACC, Has once again been at work Testing more devices to make sure they are MRI SAFE. I don't know if the day will ever come that we will be scanning pacemakers on a routine basis, but it seems to get closer every year. Here is the most recent publication from Dr. Shellock. Cardiac Pacemakers and Implantable Cardioverter
Defibrillators: In Vitro Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Evaluation at 1.5-Tesla

Thursday, December 07, 2006

New mapping technology in brain tumor surgery - Dr.Thomas Steineke

Presented by Thomas Steineke, MD, Phd at the "Diagnosis Brain Tumor- You Are Not Alone" conference at the Neuroscience Institute at JFK Medical Center, Edison, NJ Oct 15,2005.
Sponsored by:
Musella Foundation
The Brain Tumor Society
Central NJ Brain Tumor Support Group
Monmouth & Ocean Brain Tumor Support Group

Available on DVD along with many other brain tumor lectures from this and other conferences at

MRI Brain surface and vein

Gadolinium enhanced MRI of AVM and menigioma.
With Fat saturation technique,head capsule is easily removed.
Shaded volume rendering.

Aneurysm detection by MRI

Magnetic Resonance Angiography.
Without contrast media.
15patient case example.
Many aneurysms can be seen.
Volume Rendering.



MRI Nueroarm Video