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Abstract #2713

Optimized Methodology for Worst-Case Determination of Orthopedic Implants for Magnetic Resonance Safety Testing

Bruno Camps-Raga1, Wolfgang Grtz1, Amin Douiri1, Michael Scholten1, Mark J. Pawlenka1, Gregor Schaefers1

1MR:comp GmbH, MR Safety Testing Laboratory, Buschgrundstr. 33, 45894 Gelsenkirchen, Germany

A methodology for worst-case selection through computer simulation techniques to be used as an input to determine worst-case object and position in subsequent RF heating tests following ASTM2182-09 is described.