Magnetic Resonance Procedures: Health Effects and Safety is the first authoritative text on MR procedures and its associated health and safety concerns written by noted radiologists, physicists, and scientists with expertise in the field. It contains both theoretical and practical information.
This timely text discusses emergent issues rela
Health Effects and Safety of Static Magnetic Fields. Health Effects and Safety of Intense Gradient Fields. Health Effects and Safety of Radiofrequency Power Disposition Associated with Magnetic Resonance Procedures. Radiofrequency Energy-Induced Heating During MR Procedures: Laboratory and Clinical Experiences. Specific Absorption Rates and Induced Current Density Distributions for Radiofrequency and Gradient Magnetic Fields Used for MR Procedures. Acoustic Noise and MR Procedures. Safety Considerations of Siting and Shielding for MR Systems. MR Procedures and Pregnancy. FDA Guidance for MR System Safety and Patient Exposures: Current Status and Future Considerations. Claustrophobia, Anxiety, and Emotional Distress and the MR Environment. Patient Monitoring in the MR Environment. Safety of MR Contrast Agents. Pre-MR Procedure Screening. The MRI Environment and Implants, Devices, and Materials. The List of Implants, Devices, Materials, and Objects Tested in the MRI Environment. Health Effects of Induced Electric Field: Implications for Metallic Implants. Appendices.