MR Imaging Safety in the Interventional Environment

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Abstract

Interventional MR imaging procedures are rapidly growing in number owing to the excellent soft tissue resolution of MR imaging, lack of ionizing radiation, hardware and software advancements, and technical developments in MR imaging-compatible robots, lasers, and ultrasound equipment. The safe operation of an interventional MR imaging system is a complex undertaking, which is only possible with multidisciplinary planning, training, operations and oversight. Safety for both patients and operators is essential for successful operations. Herein, we review the safety concerns, solutions and challenges associated with the operation of a modern interventional MR imaging system.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)583-591
Number of pages9
JournalMagnetic Resonance Imaging Clinics of North America
Volume28
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 2020

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Keywords

  • Intraoperative MR imaging
  • MR-guided interstitial laser ablation
  • MR-guided neurosurgery
  • MR-guided tumor resection
  • MRgFUS

PubMed: MeSH publication types

  • Journal Article
  • Review

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