Estudio de Niveles de Exposición de RNI en Ambientes de Diagnóstico por Imágenes mediante RMN (Research of NIR exposure levels in diagnostic MRI environments)

Conrado J. Rodríguez (liade@com.uncor.edu), Oscar R. Vanella (liade@com.uncor.edu), Rodrigo G. Bruni (liade@com.uncor.edu), Ricardo A. M. Taborda (liade@com.uncor.edu)


LIADE . Universidad Nacional de Córdoba
This paper appears in: Revista IEEE América Latina

Publication Date: Feb. 2013
Volume: 11,   Issue: 1 
ISSN: 1548-0992


Abstract:
In view of concern regarding the possible adverse health effects that may be derived from exposure to non-ionizing radiation in the radio frequency spectrum, the evaluation of different exposure scenarios is needed. Within these scenarios can be considered the magnetic resonance imaging systems used for medical diagnosis. This article identifies areas of human exposure to radiofrequency fields closer to MRI systems and evaluates the electromagnetic power density existing in these areas. The levels measured are similar to, or lower than those observed in other scenarios, and comply with national and international directives.

Index Terms:
Radiofrequency RF, RF exposure, RF safety, magnetic resonance imaging, medical diagnosis   


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