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MIMAS Implant Safety Workshop

15th - 16th September 2021



Organizers: Lukas Winter, Frank Seifert, Tolga Goren, Oriano Bottauscio, Luca Zilberti, Fabio Baruffaldi, Ruchi Mathur, Bernd Ittermann





Day 1, Wed. 15th September, 16:00 - 19:40 CEST (UTC +2)
16:00 - 16:20Opening
 WelcomeTobias Schäffter
Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB), Berlin, Germany
 The MIMAS project and its objectivesBernd Ittermann
Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB), Berlin, Germany
16:20 - 18:10Passive Implants - MIMAS results
Moderators: Luca Zilberti
 Epidemiological data of patients with hip, knee and shoulder implants submitted to MRIFabio Baruffaldi
Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli (IOR), Bologna, Italy
 Combined gradient and RF induced heatingOriano Bottauscio
Istituto Nazionale Di Ricerca Metrologica (INRIM), Turino, Italy
 Do we need (virtual) precision surgery?Alessandro Arduino
Istituto Nazionale Di Ricerca Metrologica (INRIM), Turino, Italy
 Can we use a stochastic approach to MR implant safety?Louise Wright
National Physical Laboratory (NPL), Teddington, UK
18:10 - 19:40Passive implants - Standardization
Moderators: Fabio Baruffaldi, Oriano Bottauscio
 ASTM F2182: where we are and what we needSunder Rajan
US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), White Oak, MD, USA
 Implant safety testing - a test house perspectiveGregor Schaefers
MR:Comp, Gelsenkirchen, Germany
 "Tier 2.5" method for effective RF heating assessment of short medical implantsManuel Murbach
Murbach EMConsulting, Zurich, Switzerland
 Panel Discussion - Passive Implantsall
Day 2, Thu. 16th of September, 16:00 - 20:00 CEST (UTC+2)
16:00 - 17:50Active Implants - Standardization
Moderators: Frank Seifert, Tolga Goren
 ISO 10974: where ware are and what we needMichael Steckner
Canon Medical Research, Beachwood, OH, USA
 Implant safety testing of AIMDTolga Goren
Zurich MedTech (ZMT), Zurich, Switzerland
 AIMD safety: manufacturer's perspective CardioPaul Stadnik
Biotronik, Lake Oswego, OR, USA
 AIMD safety: manufacturer's perspective NeuroArcan Ertürk
Medtronic, Minneapolis, MN, USA
17:50 - 20:00Active Implants - New Horizons
Moderators: Bernd Ittermann, Lukas Winter
 IEC 60601-2-33: where we are and what we needJohan van den Brink
Philips Medical Systems, Best, Netherlands
 pTx body coils - the future for ultrahigh field MRI?Mark Ladd
German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
 "Smart" implants and parallel transmission (pTx)Lukas Winter
Pysikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB), Berlin, Germany
 pTx mitigation for interventional MRIShaihan Malik
Kings College London, London, UK
 Panel Discussion - Active Implantsall