2013 Update to the ACR Manual on Contrast Media

28American College of Radiology Guidance Document Update on Safety in the Use of Contrast Media

An outstanding reference document that provides a comprehensive overview of the administration of contrast media for diagnostic imaging procedures.  This most current update is reflective of specific concerns regarding the proper use of gadolinium based agents and their impact on compromised renal function.  Access this manual as a hands on tool for procedural considerations and practice concerns.

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MRI Toolkit - MRI Best Practices Guidelines - Canada

Excellent collection of documents focused on outlining best practices for MRI efficiency, throughput and patient satisfaction.  This effort conducted by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care resulted in significant reductions in MRI …

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MRI Induced Tissue Heating at Metallic Sutures

Recent Study on the Extent of Tissue Heating Created Near a Metallic Suture Site As more and more medical devices and surgical apparatus are cleared for access to MRI - there is a continued concern regarding …

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Body MRI Artifacts in Clinical Practice: A Physicist's and Radiologist's Perspective

Overview of  the Typical Causes of and Remedies for MRI Artifacts Useful information presented as a CME module for the identification of MRI artifact sources and recommendations for the resolution of these image compromising items.  Great …

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