New MRI Scanner May Improve Pituitary Diagnoses

Doctors at USC recently reported success in diagnosing a tumor that is causing Cushing’s Disease using a new type of MRI machine that uses a more powerful magnet to improve the image resolution. The Keck School of Medicine’s ultrahigh field 7 Tesla Magnetic Resonance Imaging scanner at the Mark and Mary Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute was able to detect a tumor that was invisible on other MRI scanners. The hope is that the new machine will be able to provide a diagnosis for many different types of hard-to-detect brain tumors. Read more here:


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