Reference Manual for Magnetic Resonance Safety, Implants, and Devices
The internationally acclaimed series, the Reference Manual for Magnetic Resonance Safety, Implants and Devices: 2012 Edition, continues to be the most indispensable MRI safety textbook for radiologists, MRI technologists, and facility managers. This textbook includes updated guidelines and recommendations from the latest information in the peer-reviewed literature as well as documents developed by the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM), the American College of Radiology (ACR), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), the Medical Devices Agency (MDA), and the Institute for Magnetic Resonance, Safety, Education and Research (IMRSER). Features of the 2012 Edition include patient screening forms in English and Spanish and guidelines for scanning patients with electronically-activated devices.
-Section I presents fully updated safety guidelines and recommendations.
-Section II has the latest information for implants, devices, and materials tested for the MRI environment.
-Updated information pertaining to MRI Contrast Agents and Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis (NSF)is included along with websites to monitor emerging findings.
-An Appendix provides website information for more than 250 biomedical companies to facilitate finding the latest company information for implants and devices.