Latest Magnetic resonance neurography Stories

2012-08-01 15:02:49

Hospital for Special Surgery orthopedists encourage early referrals to improve outcomes Because many physicians are unaware of nerve transfer surgery, some patients suffer long-term impairment from nerve injuries that could have been fixed. A study in the August issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS) by Hospital for Special Surgery researchers aims to raise awareness of this type of surgery among health care providers. In recent years, great strides...

2012-04-23 12:52:28

Engineers at the University of Sheffield have developed a method of assisting nerves damaged by traumatic accidents to repair naturally, which could improve the chances of restoring sensation and movement in injured limbs. In a collaborative study with Laser Zentrum Hannover (Germany) published today (23 April 2012) in the journal Biofabrication, the team describes a new method for making medical devices called nerve guidance conduits or NGCs. The method is based on laser direct...

2009-01-06 18:59:57

Magnetic resonance imaging is increasingly being used to evaluate back pain, U.S. physicians say. An article, published in the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, predicts additional technical developments will allow MRI to provide even more useful benefits. The possibilities of magnetic resonance have not yet been realized. It is a rapidly evolving field. When we need tools to identify a possible herniated disk, the simplest type of imaging can be used successfully,...

2009-01-02 09:00:00

ROSEMONT, Ill., Jan. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a growing technology providing an increasing number of clinical benefits when used in the evaluation of back pain according to an article in the January 2009 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (http://www.jaaos.org/). It is predicted that over the next several years, additional technical developments will allow MRI to provide even more useful orthopaedic...

2008-07-22 09:01:13

LANGHORNE, Pa., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Mary Medical Center today announced that it has invested more than $3 million to add a new, high-field truly open magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system. St. Mary Imaging/Langhorne will be the first clinical site in the nation to offer this exciting new technology. The Hitachi OASIS is a state-of-the-art scanner that delivers outstanding image quality in an open system environment preferred by patients for its comfort and convenience. The OASIS...

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