ESMRMB - School of MRI - MR Safety

European Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and Biology / ESMRMB Office
18.10.2012 - 20.10.2012  MR Centre of Excellence for High-field MR, Lazarettgasse 14, 1090 Vienna, Austria
Course Content
- Statutory framework, standards, responsibilities, EU directive
- Introduction to construction and function of an MRI scanner
- A systematic overview on MR interactions with magnetic and electrically conductive materials
- Risks in MRI I: static B0 field, dangers due to superconductors
- Risks in MRI II: MR gradients and RF
- Contrast agents, pregnancy
- Implant problems and optimisation. Researching implants
- MR safety issues in Interventional MR
- ...
Learning objectives, training objectives
The aim of the course is to offer deep insights into the complx physical laws of MR interactions and their dangers with respect to the static magnetic field, the HF field and the gradient fields as well as detailed knowledge of actual laws and norms.
Target Audience
Hospital: radiologist, radiological technologist, physician, anaestesiology staff, nurse, technical or medical researcher, maintenance staff and patient supervisor, Scientific institute: operator / bio-technician, researcher, maintenance staff, ...
Local Organizer
Course & Local organiser: Siegfried Trattnig, Vienna/AT
The School of MRI programme is accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continiuing Medical Education (EACCME). A certificate of attendance will be handed out on-site for participation in the entire course.

Enquiries and Registration:

Ms. B.A. Christina Esch
Evidence-Based Medicine, Imaging
Please find all information on the registration fees on the following website:
Organizer contact info
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1010 Wien
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