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Saturday, November 19, 2011

Public Workshop – Magnetic Resonance Imaging Safety FDA

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing a public workshop entitled: "Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Safety Public Workshop." The purpose of the public workshop is to discuss factors affecting the safe use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and approaches to mitigate risks. The overall goal is to discuss strategies to minimize patient and staff risk in the MRI environment. The topics to be discussed are: general MRI safety, ferromagnetic detectors, scanning patients with medical implants, and the impact of innovation on MRI safety concerns. Additional background about Magnetic Resonance Imaging can be found at MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging).
The purpose of the workshop is to discuss factors affecting the safe use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) devices and approaches to mitigate risks.





Archived webcasts are currently available:

Contacts for Additional Information

For information regarding the program, contact:
Carol Krueger
Office of the Center Director
Center for Devices and Radiological Health
Food and Drug Administration
10903 New Hampshire Avenue
Bldg 66, Room 5437 br /> Silver Spring, MD 20993
Phone: 301-796-3241
Email: Carol.Krueger@fda.hhs.gov

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