ISMRM Workshop Series • 20-22 September 2019

ISMRM Workshop on
MR Safety
Ensuring Safety from First Principles to Best Practices
University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Preliminary Program


Registration & Setup – Thursday, 19 September 2019 – No CME Available
17:45 Registration & Speaker Upload Available until 19:30
 
Day 1 – Friday, 20 September 2019 – 5.00 CME Available
07:30 Registration & Speaker Upload Available
Breakfast on Own
08:30
Welcome & Remarks Cornelis A.T. van den Berg, Ph.D.
University Medical Center Utrecht
Utrecht, Netherlands
 
Session 1: MR Safety Management in Clinics
Moderators: Vera K. Kimbrell, BS, R.T.(R)(MR), FSMRT & Cornelis A.T. van den Berg, Ph.D.
08:40 Patient/Clinical Management of MRI Safety Isabella Björkman-Burtscher, M.D., Ph.D.
Lund University
Lund, Sweden
09:00 Safety Screening in MRI Anne Marie Sawyer, BS, R.T.(R)(MR)FSMRT
Stanford University
Stanford, CA, USA
09:20 Scanning Parameters for Patients with Implanted Devices Vera K. Kimbrell, BS, R.T.(R)(MR), FSMRT
Brigham & Women's Hospital
Boston, MA, USA
09:40
MR Safety Education & Awareness of Risks Titti Owman, R.N.(R)(CT)(MR)FSMRT
Lund University Hospital
Lund, Sweden
10:00
Generic Risk Assessment & Evaluation for Working with MRI Mark B.M. Hofman, Ph.D.
VU University Medical Center
Amsterdam, Netherlands
10:20 Break & Speaker Upload Available
Poster Viewing
 
Session 2: Contrast Agent Safety
Moderator: Maureen N. Hood, Ph.D., RN, R.T. (MR) FSMRT, FAHA
10:50 Current Insight into Gd Deposition & Toxicity Michael F. Tweedle, Ph.D.
Ohio State University
Columbus, OH, USA
11:10 Clinical Perspective on Gadolinium Usage in the 2020s Val M. Runge, M.D.
Inselspital, Universitätsspital Bern
Bern, Switzerland
11:30 Next-Generation Contrast Agents: Reduction of GD Dose Peter Caravan, Ph.D.
Massachusetts General Hospital
Charlestown, MA, USA
11:50 Power Pitch Session (no CME available)
Tier System for RF Safety Assessment of Custom-Built RF Coils Bart Steensma, M.Sc.
University Medical Center Utrecht
Utrecht, The Netherlands
Subpopulation-Specific Local SAR Management for Fetal MRI Using Parallel Transmission at 3T Filiz Yetişir, Ph.D.
Boston Children's Hospital
Boston, MA, USA
Comparison of Deep Learning Local SAR Assessment to 3 Conventional Methods for 7T Prostate Imaging Ettore F. Meliado, Ph.D. Candidate
University Medical Center Utrecht
Utrecht, The Netherlands
Simulation Based Comparison of CP Mode & 2-Spokes pTx Excitation to Achieve Low SAR & High B_1^+ Field Strengths & Homogeneity in the Presence of an Elongated 1D Implant Johannes Petzold, M.Sc.
Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB)
Berlin, Germany
Thermo-Acoustic Ultrasound for Non-Invasive Lead Tip Temperature Monitoring During MRI Neerav Dixit, M.Sc.
Stanford University
Stanford, CA, USA
Phase Enhancement Factor Peter Stijnman, M.Sc.
University Medical Center Utrecht
Utrecht, The Netherlands
Measurement-Based Mitigation of RF Related Safety Hazards of Implants in Parallel Transmission Using Temperature Matrix Berk Silemek, M.Sc.
Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB)
Berlin, Germany
RF Induced Heating of an Implanted Deep Brain Stimulation System During 1.5T and 3T MRI: In Vitro Temperature Measurements Anastasia Papadaki, M.Sc.
University College London
London, England, UK
Informing MRI Safety Using Coupled Electromagnetic & Electrophysiological Modeling of Cardiac Stimulation Valerie Klein, M.Sc.
Heidelberg University
Heidelberg, Germany
12:40 Lunch & Speaker Upload Available
 
Session 3: Physics & Physiology
Moderator: Christopher M. Collins, Ph.D.
14:00 Basics of PNS: Physiology & Management Blaine A. Chronik, Ph.D.
University of Western Ontario
London, ON, Canada
14:20 Predicting PNS in Realistic Human Models Mathias Davids, Ph.D.
Heidelberg University
Mannheim, Germany
14:40 Occupational Exposure Hans Kromhout, Ph.D.
Utrecht University
Utrecht, The Netherlands
15:00 Break & Speaker Upload Available
Poster Viewing
 
Session 4: MR Safety in Special Settings
Moderator: Titti Owman, R.N.(R)(CT)(MR)FSMRT
15:30 Intraoperative/Interventional MRI Alastair J. Martin, Ph.D.
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA, USA
15:50 Safety in MR-Guided Radiation Therapy Maria A. Schmidt, Ph.D.
The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust
Sutton, England, UK
16:10 MR Safety of Pediatric & Fetal MRI Penny A. Gowland, Ph.D.
University of Nottingham
Nottingham, England, UK
16:30 Panel Discussion Session 4 speakers

 

16:50 Adjournment
18:30 Dinner
 
Day 2 – Saturday, 21 September 2019 – 5.25 CME Available
07:30 Registration & Speaker Upload Available
Breakfast on Own
08:30
Welcome & Housekeeping Cornelis A.T. van den Berg, Ph.D.
University Medical Center Utrecht
Utrecht, Netherlands
 
Session 5: Scanning Patients with Implants
Moderator: Michael Steckner, Ph.D.
08:35 Standards & Guidance of MR Safety of Implants/Current Labelling Practices Terry O'Riska Woods, Ph.D.
Food & Drug Administration
Silver Spring, MD, USA
08:55 Interpretation & Enforcing of a Conditional Label in Practice Anne Dorte Blankholm, Ph.D., M.Sc.(R)
Aarhus University Hospital
Aarhus, Denmark
09:15 Scanning Patients with Active Devices Niels Jongejan, Ph.D.
University Medical Center Utrecht
Utrecht, Netherlands
09:35 Emerging Dangers: E-Sensors & Jewelry in the MRI Enviornment Jeremy Herrington, MHA, (R)(MR)
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA, USA
09:55 Scanning Off-Label: What to Do Roger Luechinger, Ph.D.
ETH Zürich
Zürich, Switzerland
10:15 Break & Speaker Upload Available
Poster Viewing
 
Session 6: Modeling & Measurement of Implant Safety
Moderator: Oliver Kraff, Ph.D.
10:45 Electromagnetic Modelling of RF Safety of Implants Louai Al-Dayeh, M.D., Ph.D.
Boston Scientific
Valencia, CA, USA
11:05 Measuring RF Heating near Conductive Implants John A. Nyenhuis, Ph.D.
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN, USA
11:25 MR-Based Method to Assess RF Safety of Implants Alexander J. E. Raaijmakers, Ph.D.
University Medical Center Utrecht
Utrecht, Netherlands
11:45 Power Pitch Session (no CME available)
Model of Categories/Areas for Items Inside the MRI Environment: A Unifying Assignment of MR Safety & Compatibility Test Methods Gregor Schaefers, Dipl.-Ing. (FH)
Magnetic Resonance Institute for Safety, Technogy & Research (MRI-STaR) GmbH
Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Management of Gadolinium-Based Contrast Agents (GBCA) in Relation to Nefrogenic Systemic Fibrosis & GBCA-Related Nefrotoxicity: Multidisciplinary Netherlands Guideline Ilona Dekkers, M.D., M.Sc.
Leiden University Medical Center
Leiden, The Netherlands
Cochlear Implant Magnet Dislocation at 1.5T MRI Hedwig Eerkens, Ph.D.
Amsterdam UMC
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
MR Safety in Sweden Boel Hansson, R.T.(R)(CT)(MR)
Lund University Hospital
Lund, Sweden
Improving the Culture of Safety Among MRI Front Line Staff Richard Kinh Gian Do, M.D., Ph.D.
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY, USA
Hybrid MR-OR Site Design & Safety Considerations for Streamlined Intraoperative Workflow Anshuman Panda, Ph.D.
Mayo Clinic
Phoenix, AZ, USA
Safety Audit of MRI Procedures Involving the Provision of Anaesthesia Owen White, M.Phys.
St. George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
London, England, UK
12:25 Instructions for Parallel Sessions (no CME available) Maureen N. Hood, Ph.D., RN, R.T. (MR) FSMRT, FAHA
Vera K. Kimbrell, BS, R.T. (R)(MR) FSMRT
Niels Jongejan, Ph.D.
Gerrit Melis
Tuan Nguyen
Titti Owman, R.N.(R)(CT)(MR) FSMRT
13:10 Lunch & Speaker Upload Available
 
Session 7: Parallel Sessions
Parallel Session 1: Hands-On MRI Safety in Clinical Practice - 2.5 CME Available
Moderators: T.B.A.

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14:10–17:20

40 Minutes

Lecture on MRI Safety Workflow Maureen N. Hood, Ph.D., RN, R.T. (MR) FSMRT, FAHA
Vera K. Kimbrell, BS, R.T.(R)(MR), FSMRT
Titti Owman, R.N.(R)(CT)(MR)FSMRT
40 Minutes Scanning Patients with Active Implants: Live Demo at 1.5T MR Scanner Niels Jongejan, Ph.D., Rens Kruisbrink, M.Sc. & Gerrit Melis
15:30-16:00 Break
40 Minutes Setting Up Patients in an MR Room: Live Demo at 1.5T MR Scanner Teun Coolen & Esther Verdonk
40 Minutes MRI Safety of MRI-Guided Radiation Therapy: Live Demo at 1.5T MRI-Linac Roel Bouwmans & Tuan Nguyen
Parallel Session 2: Assessing Implant Safety by Modelling & Measurements - No CME Available
Moderator: Alexander J. E. Raaijmakers, Ph.D.

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14:10 Experimental & Numerical MRI Safety Testing of Implants/Devices from the Perspective of a Test Laboratory with ISO 17025 Accreditation Thomas Doering, M.Sc.
MR:comp GmbH
Gelsenkirchen, Germany
14:50 Advances in MRI Implant Safety Assessments Ingmar Viohl, Ph.D.
ZMT Zürich MedTech AG
Zürich, Switzerland
15:30 MRI – AIMD Safety testing: Overview of ISO 10974 M. Arcan Erturk, Ph.D.
Medtronic, Inc.
Minneapolis, MN, USA
16:10 Break
16:30 Parallel Transmission & Implant Safety Lukas Winter, Ph.D.
Physikalisch Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB)
Berlin, Germany
16:50 Using MRI for Implant Safety Assessment Janot P. Tokaya, M.Sc.
University Medical Center Utrecht
Utrecht, Netherlands
17:30 Adjourn
Tour of MRI-Linac (No CME Available)
 
Day 3 – Sunday, 22 September 2019 – 3.50 CME Available
07:30 Registration & Speaker Upload Available
Breakfast on Own
08:30
Welcome & Housekeeping Cornelis A.T. van den Berg, Ph.D.
University Medical Center Utrecht
Utrecht, Netherlands
 
Session 8: UHF MR Safety
Moderator: Stefano Mandija, Ph.D.
08:35 MR Safety Physics for 7T MRI Oliver Kraff, Ph.D.
Erwin L. Hahn Institute for MRI
Essen, Germany
08:55 Report of 7T Clinical MR Safety Andrew J. Fagan, Ph.D.
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN, USA
09:15 Future Directions in UHF MR Safety Gregory J. Metzger, Ph.D.
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN, USA
09:35 Break & Speaker Upload Available
 
Session 9: PNS & Acoustic Noise
Moderator: Blaine A. Chronik, Ph.D.
09:55 Safety Management of New-Generation Whole-Body Gradient Systems Ralph M. Kimmlingen, Ph.D.
Siemens Healthineers
Erlangen, Germany
10:15 Design & Operation of Insert Gradient Systems: A New Perspective on PNS Lawrence L. Wald, Ph.D.
A.A. Martinos Center for Biomedicalmaging
Charlestown, MA, USA
10:35 Vibroacoustics in MRI & Their Accurate Analysis Simone A. Winkler, Ph.D.
Stanford University
Stanford, CA, USA
10:55 Implications of Acoustic Noise for Scanner Subject Michael Steckner, Ph.D.
Canon Medical Research USA, Inc.
Mayfield Village, OH, USA
11:15 Break & Poster Removal
 
Session 10: RF-Induced Heating
Moderators: Christopher M. Collins, Ph.D. & Oliver Kraff, Ph.D.
11:45 State-of-the-Art Computational Modelling of EM Fields & Tissue Temperature Joseph V. Rispoli, Ph.D.
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN, USA
12:05 Local SAR & Temperature Management for Transmit Arrays Nicolas Boulant, Ph.D.
Neurospin/CEA
Gif-sur-Yvette, France
12:25 Thermal Dose (CEM43) & Its Potential Implications Manuel Murbach, Ph.D.
IT'IS Foundation
Zurich, Switzerland
12:45 New Experimental Technologies to Characterize RF Heating Joseph V. Rispoli, Ph.D.
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN, USA
13:05 Reflection, Closing & Farewell Cornelis A.T. van den Berg, Ph.D.
University Medical Center Utrecht
Utrecht, Netherlands
 

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