FDA Announces a Public Workshop on MRI Safety

September 22, 2011

FDA Announces a Public Workshop on MRI Safety

On Tuesday, September 20, 2011, The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a public workshop called: “Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Safety Public Workshop.” The purpose of the public workshop is to discuss factors affecting the safe use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and approaches to mitigate risks. FDA’s overall goal of the workshop is to discuss strategies to minimize patient and staff risk in the MRI environment.

The “Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Safety Public Workshop,” will be held on October 25, 2011, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. EDT and on October 26, 2011, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. EDT.