MR Safety: RF Heating of the Human in MRI
Washington County Historic Courthouse, Stillwater, MN, USA
15-17 October 2010



If you presented a poster onsite in Stillwater, we would like to archive it online! Please send a pdf copy of your poster to Sally Moran ( with a note giving the ISMRM permission to post it on the web.


1 Leeor Alon, M.Sc.
NYU School of Medicine
New York, NY, USA
A Local SAR Mapping Sequence for Parallel Transmission
3 Andreas Bitz, Ph.D.
Erwin L. Hahn Institute for MR Imaging
Essen, Germany
Experimental & Numerical Assessment of RF Safety of Transmit Coils at 7 Tesla
5 Stefanie Buchenau
University Hospital Freiburg
Freiburg, Germany
A Statistical Analysis of the SAR Response to Accidental RF Phase Shifts in Parallel Transmission
7 Giuseppe Carluccio, M.Sc.
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL, USA
A Fast Algorithm to Optimize Transmit Efficiency for Local Excitation with a Transmit Array
9 Maryam Etezadi-Amoli, M.S.
Stanford University
Stanford, CA, USA
Multi-Channel Transmit Systems for Detecting & Reducing RF Interactions with Implants
11 Mikhail Kozlov, Ph.D.
Leipzig, Germany
Influence of 3-D EM Domain Simplification on Estimation of 7 Tesla Coil Performance & SAR
13 Jason A. Langley, B.Sc.
The University of Georgia
Athens, GA, USA
Evaluation of a Self-Reference MR Thermometry Method Based on the Phase Gradient
15 Sukhoon Oh, Ph.D.
Pennsylvania State University
Hershey, PA, USA
In-vivo Human Forearm Temperature Mapping for Correspondence with Numerical SAR & Temperature Calculations
17 Jullie W. Pan, M.D., Ph.D.
Yale University
New Haven, CT, USA
7T Transceiver Arrays : Simulations & In vivo Performance
19 Sebastian Schmitter, Ph.D.
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN, USA
Multi Modality SAR Reduction for TOF Angiography at 7 Tesla Using VERSE & Sparse MT Pulses
21 Johan van den Brink, Ph.D.
Philips Health Care
Best, The Netherlands
Can Reverse Polarization be Used to Detect RF Resonant Structures at 3T?
23 Zhangwei Wang, Ph.D.
GE Healthcare Coils
Aurora, OH, USA
SAR Comparison for Infant Due to Different Positioning Within an MRI Head Coil


2 Janneke Ansems, M.Sc.
Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
RF Safety of Small Metallic Implants at 7 Tesla: A Preliminary Study
4 Irina Brote
Erwin L. Hahn Institute for MR Imaging
Essen, Germany
RF Online Monitoring for an RF Shimming System at 7T
Giuseppe Carluccio, M.Sc.
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL, USA
Ultra-Fast Calculation of SAR-Induced Temperature Increase
8 Shalmali Dharmadhikari, M.Sc.
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, IN, USA
A Novel Method for Calorimetric SAR Measurement Using Hyperfine-Shifted Resonance from TmDOTP5-
10 Christian Koch
MR:comp GmbH
Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Heating of Fractured Stent in MRI at 64 & 128 MHZ: A Numerical Study
12 Oliver Kraff, M.Sc.
Erwin L. Hahn Institute for MRI
Essen, Germany
MR Safety Assessments of Cranial Fixation Plates for Use at 7 Tesla
14 Hiroyuki Muranaka, Ph.D.
Hiroshima City General Rehabilitation Center
Hiroshima, Japan
Evaluation of RF Heating on Metallic Implants in Phantoms During MRI Procedures & Comparison with Electromagnetic Simulation
16 Sukhoon Oh, Ph.D.
Pennsylvania State University
Hershey, PA, USA
Method & Tool for Improved, Rapid N-gram Average SAR Determination
18 Jan Paska
ETH Zurich, IFH
Zurich, Switzerland
Safety Evaluation of a Multiple Channel Traveling Wave System at 7T
20 Markus N. Streicher, M.Sc.
MPI for Human Cognitive & Brain Sciences
Leipzig, Germany
Susceptibility Effects of Surrounding Medium on the Magnetic Field & MR Thermometry
22 Astrid L.H.M.W. van Lier, M.Sc.
UMC Utrecht
Utrecht, The Netherlands
Thermal Simulations of Head-MRI at 7T Using Discrete Vasculature (DIVA): Is an Increase in the Body’s Core Temperature Due to Heat Transported by Blood to be Expected?
24 Xiaoping Wu, Ph.D.
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN, USA
SAR Analysis of Parallel Transmission in Cardiac Imaging at 7T

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