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​Frank Shellock's MRI Safety reference for 2015 is now available so please contact us via email at or phone (1300 455 778)  to order your copies now. Frank Shellock's books are  a must have reference for those concerned with MRI safety. Recommended retail price is $169.99 plus $1​0 shipping within A​​ustralia.  


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The internationally acclaimed series, the Reference Manual for Magnetic Resonance Safety, Implants, and Devices: 2015 Edition (750 pages; ISBN-978-0-9891632-2-4), continues to be the most indispensable MRI safety textbook for radiologists, MRI technologists, and facility managers. This textbook includes fully updated guidelines and recommendations from the latest information in the peer-reviewed literature as well as documents developed by the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM), the American College of Radiology (ACR), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), the Medical Devices Agency (MDA), and the Institute for Magnetic Resonance, Safety, Education and Research (IMRSER). Features of the 2015 Edition include patient screening forms in English and Spanish and guidelines for scanning patients with electronically-activated devices.


-Section I presents fully updated safety guidelines and recommendations.

-Section II has the latest information for implants, devices, and materials tested for the MRI environment.

-New information about the use of ferromagnetic detection systems in the MRI environment

-An Appendix provides website information for a few hundred biomedical companies to facilitate finding the latest company information for implants and devices.


"The List" has information for thousands of objects, including implants tested at 3-Tesla.