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MRI Bioeffects, Safety, and Patient Management: Second Edition

MRI Bioeffects, Safety, and Patient Management: 2nd Edition
Frank G. Shellock, Ph.D. - Editor
Adjunct Clinical Professor of Radiology and Medicine,
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA

John V. Crues, III, M.D. - Editor
Medical Director, Radnet, Inc.
Los Angeles, CA
Professor of Radiology
University of California, San Diego

Alexandra M. Karacozoff - Associate Editor
Los Angeles, California
Hardbound, 1010 pages
Copyright 2022
ISBN-13: 978-0-9891632-8-6
ISBN-10: 0-9891632-8-8
MRI Bioeffects, Safety, and Patient Management: 2nd Edition is a comprehensive, authoritative textbook on the health and safety aspects of MRI technology that contains contributions from more than fifty internationally respected experts in the field. This textbook includes both theoretical and practical information, serving as a definitive and indispensable information resource for radiologists, MRI technologists and radiographers, MRI physicists, scientists, biomedical engineers, MRI facility managers, and others.

The text begins with three separate chapters on the important topic of MRI physics and then proceeds with descriptions of the bioeffects of static, time-varying gradient, and radiofrequency electromagnetic fields, as well as the risks associated with acoustic noise. The content then discusses the use of MRI during pregnancy, the procedures used to screen patients and other individuals prior to performing MRI exams, and the management of patients with claustrophobia, anxiety, or emotional distress. Other chapters provide vital and essential information for MRI contrast agents, the use of ferromagnetic detection systems, the performance of physiological monitoring in the MRI setting, and the unique safety requirements for interventional MRI facilities.

Detailed descriptions are provided on the test methodology utilized to evaluate and characterize MRI-related issues for implants and devices. Additionally, the latest recommendations on the proper management of patients with implants and complex electronically-activated devices, such as cardiac pacemakers and neuromodulation systems, are included. MRI safety policies and procedures are provided for hospitals and medical cen¬ters, outpatient facilities, children’s hospitals, and research fa¬cilities. Importantly, up-to-date MRI standards and guidelines are presented for the United States, Europe, Canada, and Australia. This is the definitive textbook on the important topic of MRI safety.
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MRI Bioeffects, Safety, and Patient Management: Second Edition

Content and Authors:
CHAPTER 1   Basic MRI Physics: Implications for MRI Safety
Moriel NessAiver, Ph.D.

CHAPTER 2   Principals of MRI Safety Physics
Lawrence Panych, Ph.D., Bruno Madore, Ph.D.

CHAPTER 3   MRI Physics and Safety at 7 Tesla
Oliver Kraff, Ph.D., Harald H. Quick, Ph.D.

CHAPTER 4   Bioeffects of Static Magnetic Fields
Allayar Kangarlu, Ph.D.

CHAPTER 5   Bioeffects of Gradient Magnetic Fields
Donald W. McRobbie, Ph.D.

CHAPTER 6   Acoustic Noise and MRI Procedures
Mark McJury, Ph.D.

CHAPTER 7   Bioeffects of Radiofrequency Power Deposition
Daniel J. Schaefer, Ph.D.

CHAPTER 8   Radiofrequency-Energy Induced Heating During MRI: Laboratory and Clinical Experiences
Frank G. Shellock, Ph.D.

CHAPTER 9   Thermal Effects Associated with RF Exposures During Clinical MRI
Johan van den Brink, Ph.D.

CHAPTER 10   Claustrophobia, Anxiety, and Emotional Distress in the MRI Environment
Laura Vasquez, Ph.D.

CHAPTER 11   MRI Procedures and Pregnancy
Patrick M. Colletti, M.D.

CHAPTER 12   Identification and Management of Acute Reactions to Gadolinium-Based Contrast Agents
Alberto Spinazzi, M.D.

CHAPTER 13   MRI Contrast Agents and Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis
Alberto Spinazzi, M.D.

CHAPTER 14   Gadolinium Retention in Brain and Body Tissues: Safety Considerations
Alberto Spinazzi, M.D.

CHAPTER 15   MRI Screening for Patients and Individuals
Ashok K. Saraswat, M.S., B.Ed., R.T. (R)(MR), Mark A. Smith M.S., R.T. (R)(MR)

CHAPTER 16   Using Ferromagnetic Detection Systems in the MRI Environment
Mark N. Keene, Ph.D.

CHAPTER 17   Physiological Monitoring of Patients During MRI
Frank G. Shellock, Ph.D.

CHAPTER 18   MRI Issues for Implants and Devices
Frank G. Shellock, Ph.D.

CHAPTER 19   Active Implanted Medical Devices: An Overview of MRI Safety Considerations
Robert E. Watson, Jr., M.D., Ph.D., Heidi Edmonson, Ph.D.

CHAPTER 20   MRI-Related Heating of Implants and Devices
Lukas Winter, Ph.D., Frank Seifert, Ph.D., Luca Zilberti, Ph.D., Manual Murbach, Ph.D., Bernd Ittermann, Ph.D.


CHAPTER 21   MRI Test Methods for MR Conditional Active Implantable Medical Devices
Louai Al-Dayeh, M.D., Ph.D., Ross Venook, Ph.D., Mizah Rahman, Ph.D.

CHAPTER 22   Using MRI Simulations and Measurements to Evaluate Heating of Active Implants by Radiofrequency Fields and Gradient Magnetic Fields
John Nyenhuis, Ph.D.

CHAPTER 23   The Role of Numerical Modeling and Simulations to Evaluate Implantable Leads: Implications for MRI Safety    
Eugenio Mattei, Ph.D., Federica Censi, Ph.D., EEng., Giovanni Calcagnini, Ph.D., Eng.

CHAPTER 24  Performing MRI In Patients with Conventional (Non-MR Conditional) Cardiac Devices     
Eunice Yang, M.D., Saman Nazarian, M.D., Ph.D., Henry Halperin, M.D.

CHAPTER 25   MRI and Patients with Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices    
Sumit Patel, M.D., John Summers, M.D., Jerold S. Shinbane, M.D.

CHAPTER 26   Neuromodulation Systems: MRI Safety Issues
Mizan Rahman, Ph.D., Frank G. Shellock, Ph.D.

CHAPTER 27   MRI Safety Policies and Procedures for a Hospital or Medical Center Setting
John Posh, R.T. (R)(MR)

CHAPTER 28   MRI Safety Policies and Procedures for an Outpatient Facility
Laura Foster, J.D., M.P.H., Lawrence N. Tanenbaum, M.D., John V. Crues, III, M.D.

CHAPTER 29   MRI Safety Policies and Procedures for a Children’s Hospital
Christine Harris, R.T. (MR), MRSO

CHAPTER 30   MRI Safety Policies and Procedures for a Research Facility
Anne Marie Sawyer, B.S., R.T. (R)(MR)

CHAPTER 31   Safety Issues for Interventional MR Systems
Daniel F. Kacher, M.S., Janice Fairhurst, B.S., R.T., Joshua C. Vacanti, M.D., Clare M. Tempany-Afdhal, M.D., Srinivasan Mukundan Jr. M.D., Ph.D

CHAPTER 32   Occupational Exposure During MRI
Donald W. McRobbie, Ph.D.

CHAPTER 33   MRI Standards and Guidance Documents from the United States, Food and Drug Administration
Wolfgang Kainz, Ph.D.

CHAPTER 34   MRI Standards and Safety Guidelines in Europe
Stephen F. Keevil, Ph.D.

CHAPTER 35   MRI Standards and Safety Guidelines in Canada
Trina Gulay, R.T. (R) (MR)

CHAPTER 36   MRI Standards and Safety Guidelines in Australia
Gregory Brown, Ph.D., FSMRT

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