ASTM F2503-08 PDF

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August 21, ; http: Copyright Compu-tecture, Inc. Standards for medical devices in MRI: The FDA is responsible for reviewing the MR terminology and labeling that manufacturers provide to their devices.

Notably, the point of the highest spatial magnetic gradient is the position where translational attraction i.

New ASTM F2503 2013 Edition released for Marking Medical Devices

Additional conditions, including specific configurations of the item e. It can be scanned safely under the following conditions: Any parameter that affects the f2503-80 of the item should be listed and any condition that is known to produce an unsafe condition must be described. An item may be determined to be MR Safe by providing a scientifically based rationale rather than test data. Indeed, part of the confusion that exists on this matter is due to the use coexistence of the newer terminology with the prior labeling terminology.

These terms were defined, as follows 6: The MR system manufacturer is able to provide spatial gradient magnetic field information for a particular MR system or it may determined using a Gauss meter.


MR Unsafe items include magnetic items such as a pair of ferromagnetic scissors. Print 1 2 3 4 5 page sstarting from page current page. For MR Conditional items, the item labeling includes results of testing sufficient to characterize the behavior of the item in the MR environment. FORMAT Single User Subscription Site License Subscription BOOKS All Books PACKAGES All Packages EDITION to PUBLISHER.


Labeling information for implants and other medical devices has been compiled and is available in published and aastm formats 2, Remember me for one month. Where direct marking is not practical, this practice recommends that the marking be included in the labeling and on patient information cards see 7.

Safety of magnetic resonance imaging in patients with cardiovascular devices: MR Conditional – an item that has been demonstrated to pose no known hazards in a specified MR environment with specified conditions of use.

This full-length article may be downloaded from www. Enter your personal account email address to request a password reset: This term indicates that the device, when used in the MR environment, has been demonstrated to present no additional risk to the patient, but may affect the quality of the diagnostic information.

The MR terminology, as it pertains to performing MR examinations in patients with implants and other medical devices, has continued to evolve to keep pace with advances in MRI technology 4, 6, The f2503-80 editions for this book are also available Importantly, there is now new labeling terminology, which is associated with expanded labeling information.

When manufacturers make a submission to FDA for an existing device, FDA requests the manufacturers of these previously approved devices update their labeling to use the new MR safety terminology.

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In order to eliminate this ongoing confusion, in FDA recognized the new set of terms in ASTM F and asks manufacturers to use them for all new products. Are you sure you want to aztm the cart? No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

The magnetic resonance MR environment may pose risks or problems to patients with certain implants and other medical devices primarily due to astmm that include electromagnetic field interactions, MRI-related heating, and the creation of artifacts In addition, it may have been necessary to evaluate the effect of various MRI conditions on the functional or operational aspects of an implant or device 2, 3, 4, f2503-0, Example of MRI labeling information for a medical implant or device.


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Summary and Conclusions This Editorial presents current FDA recommendations for MR safety terminology and labeling for implants and other medical devices and provides an explanation of how this information may be applied. Statements such as “intended for use in the MR environment” or similar claims along with appropriate qualifying information are preferred i.

Since the size of the artifact for an implant or device may impact the diagnostic use of MR imaging, information is typically provided in the label that characterizes the size and shape of the artifacts associated with certain pulse sequences e.

The labeling for the implant has additional information with respect to the temperature rise that is associated with certain MRI parameters, that is based on the findings obtained in the MRI-related heating test.

Image Artifact MR image quality may be compromised if the area of interest is in the same area or relatively close to the position of the device. The icons may be reproduced in color or in black and white, however, the use of color is encouraged because of the added visibility Therefore, this important point must be understood to avoid undue confusion regarding the matter of the labeling that has been applied to previously tested implants i.