The internationally acclaimed series, the Reference Manual for Magnetic Resonance Safety, Implants,
and Devices: 2018 Edition, continues to be the most indispensable MRI
safety textbook for radiologists, MRI technologists, and facility managers. This textbook includes fully
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
Special features of the 2018 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.
-New information about the use of ferromagnetic detection systems in the MRI environment
-An Appendix provides website information for a few hundred biomedical companies to facilitate finding the latest
company information for implants and devices.
“The List” has information for thousands of objects, including implants tested at 3-Tesla.