Lemieux & Carmichael
UCL MRI Safety Consultants Ltd
We perform tests in accordance with the official and recommended standards, and produce reports on the compatibility of medical implants with regards to exposure to the magnetic resonance scanning environment. We provide advice on submission to regulatory bodies. We can also offer consultancy regarding design and modification of devices to improve their imaging safety profile.
- Induced voltage and current
- Mechanical forces on implant
ASTM F2182 “Standard Test Method for Measurement of Radio Frequency Induced Heating On or Near Passive Implants During Magnetic Resonance Imaging” (current revision: 11a)
Depending on the implant, we also take into consideration the following:
- IEC 60601-1 on the safety and effectiveness of medical electrical equipment;
- IEC 60601-2-10 concerning nerve and muscle stimulators.