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Research & Innovation News

Researchers resolve PET/MRI issue for epilepsy patients

A new attenuation correction method ensures diagnostic quality PET/MR images in brain scans of epilepsy patients.

Innovative imaging in the era of precision radiology

Radiologists must be keen to explore, invent, and transform in a continuous effort to reinvent radiology, said RSNA 2017 President Richard Ehman.

Improving cancer risk estimates in nuclear medicine

Calculating the lifetime attributable risk provides more accurate cancer risk estimates for patients undergoing nuclear medicine procedures.

Exploring the visual symptoms of migraine

Characterizing migraine symptoms reveals specific fMRI responses to different visual symptoms.

Opinion

Extending ultrasound to combat cancer

Imperial College team focuses on boosting the performance of point-of-care ultrasound systems.

Multidimensional imaging improves early cancer diagnosis

A Cancer Research UK funded collaboration is working across the disciplines to advance endoscopic imaging.

Spin-out success

David Taylor, founder and CEO of MR Solutions, reflects on the lessons learned in founding spin-out firms based on MRI technology.

Molecular radiotherapy: a personalized approach

Molecular radiotherapy is widely employed to treat a variety of cancers, but accurate dosimetry is required to enable personalized treatment.

Physics in Medicine & Biology

MR-ARFI-based method for the quantitative measurement of tissue elasticity: application for monitoring HIFU therapy

Jonathan Vappou, Pierre Bour, Fabrice Marquet, Valery Ozenne & Bruno Quesson Phys. Med. Biol. 63 095018

Multiline 3D beamforming using micro-beamformed datasets for pediatric transesophageal echocardiography

D Bera, S B Raghunathan, C Chen, Z Chen, M A P Pertijs, M D Verweij, V Daeichin, H J Vos, A F W van der Steen, N de Jong & J G Bosch Phys. Med. Biol. 63 075015

Receiver operating characteristic (ROC) curves: review of methods with applications in diagnostic medicine

Nancy A Obuchowski & Jennifer A Bullen Phys. Med. Biol. 63 07TR01

Monte Carlo evaluation of magnetically focused proton beams for radiosurgery

Grant A McAuley, Sarah L Heczko, Theodore T Nguyen, James M Slater, Jerry D Slater & Andrew J Wroe Phys. Med. Biol. 63 (2018) 055010