Safety of magnetic resonance equipment

Standards and guidelines for safety of magnetic resonance equipment

  • IEC 60601-2-33:2010 Medical electrical equipment - Part 2-33: Particular requirements for the safety of magnetic resonance equipment for medical diagnosis
  • IEC 62464-1:2007 Magnetic resonance equipment for medical imaging - Part 1: Determination of essential image quality parameters
  • IEC 62464-2:2010 Magnetic resonance equipment for medical imaging - Part 2: Classification criteria for pulse sequences
  • DIN 6876:2014-05 Operation of medical magnetic resonance systems (German norm)
  • NEMA MS 1-2008 Determination of Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR) in Diagnostic Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • NEMA MS 2-2008 Determination of Two-Dimensional Geometric Distotion in Diagnostic Magnetic Resonance Images
  • NEMA MS 3-2008 Determination of Image Uniformity in Diagnostic Magnetic Resonance Images
  • NEMA MS 4-2010 Acoustic Noise Measurement Procedure fpr Diagnostic Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Devices
  • NEMA MS 5-2009 Determination of Slice Thickness in Diagnostic Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • NEMA MS 6-2008 Determination of Signal-to-Noise Ratio and Image Uniformity for Single-Channel, Non-Volume Coils in Diagnostic Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • NEMA MS 7-1993 (Revision 1998) Measurement Procedure for Time Varying Gradient Fields (dB/dt) for Magnetic Resonance Imaging Systems
  • NEMA MS 8-2008 Characterization of the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) for Magnetic Resonance Imaging Systems
  • NEMA MS 9-2008 Characterization of Phased Array Coils for Diagnostic Magnetic Resonance Images (MRI)
  • NEMA MS 10-2010 Determination of Local Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) in Diagnostic Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • NEMA MS 11-2010 Determination of Gradient-Induced Electric Fields in Diagnostic Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • NEMA MS 12-2010 Quantification and Mapping of Geometric Distortion for Special Applications
  • Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory (MHRA), Safety Guidelines for Magnetic Resonance Imaging Equipment in Clinical Usa - 4th Edition - 2014, Final Draft; 2014.
  • The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists, RANZCR MRI Safety Guidelines, Version April 2007