The statement “MRI is a totally safe imaging modality” is often made by clinicians. However, such statements are only true if certain well thought out guidelines are followed. The major safety considerations in MRI can be divided into the following groups:
- 1.Static magnetic field
Time varying magnetic fields
Use of intravenous gadolinium
KeywordsStatic Magnetic Field Cochlear Implant Cardiac Pacemaker Specific Absorption Rate Fringe Field
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.
Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.
© Springer-Verlag London Limited 1995