ACR 2015 The Crossroads of Radiology

ACR2015VM24 - Contrast Issues and MR Safety

May 18, 2015 10:00am ‐ May 18, 2015 12:00pm


Description

This session will include a discussion on safety issues in the MRI suite primarily related to the magnetic field and administration of intravenous contrast for MRI exams and radiation-based exams, especially CT. Session highlights include MR safety issues as discussed in the ACR Guidance Document on Safe MR Practices, nephrogenic systemic fibrosis (NSF) and its relationship to administration of gadolinium-based contrast agents during MRI exams and iodinated intravenous contrast agents.

Subspecialties: GEN
Modalities: CT, MRI

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Disclosures

  • Ownership/Partnership: PixelMed Publishing
  • Consultant: Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.; Honoraria: Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.; Research Grants: Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.

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