The ISO 10974 Joint Working Group (JWG) met from November 11 – 13, 2019 in Prague to work on the standard for assuring the safety of active implantable medical devices (AIMD) during magnetic resonance (MR) examinations. The Z43 team – represented by Dr. Tolga Goren and Dr. Aiping Yao from IT'IS, and Dr. Nassim Nasseri from ZMT Zurich MedTech – presented their latest results for contribution to the standard and development of the scientific rationale behind it, in preparation for the first normative edition, due to be content-frozen in 2020 with anticipated publication in 2022.
The Z43 presentations highlighted new results on the following topics:
The meeting in the beautiful city of Prague, included some tasty dinners with colleagues and friends, and of course more than one glass of the world-famous Czech beer!
The official group photo of the ISO 10974 JWG Meeting in Prague, taken from a different angle.
Check out the following links for more information on using the MRIxViP databases (now at Version 2.0) with ZMT's IMAnalytics to assess population risk. To learn more about our efforts in MRI safety evaluations for active implants and more, contact our colleagues at IT’IS at firstname.lastname@example.org.