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MRI Induced Tissue Heating at Metallic Sutures

Posted by admin, February 23, 2014 at 7:59 pm

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 RF induced heating of these metallic components.  This study offers a great analysis of a specific case and provides […]

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Recent study continues to confirm the impact of distraction on medical errors

Posted by admin, February 5, 2014 at 3:44 am

The persistent push to increase patient throughput, an increase in the complexity of clinical procedures and an overriding demand for a superior patient experience all dominate the minds of today’s MRI Technologists, Directors of Radiology and Hospital Administrators. Unfortunately, balancing these objectives against patient and staff safety place additional burdens on the entire process which […]

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The gateway to MRI room safety is here.

Posted by admin, February 5, 2014 at 3:31 am

Every day at hospitals and health care facilities around the world, the safety of patients, technologists and medical personnel is put in danger when an MRI environment is accidentally violated by a seemingly innocent intrusion while a procedure is in progress. Patients and technologists risk physical harm, while expensive equipment is exposed to damage by […]

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