Mednovus Provides Excerpt of MRI Safety Expert, Dr. Emanuel Kanal, Presentation on Ferromagnetic Detection

Noted MRI safety expert, Dr. Emanuel Kanal, gave a presentation on the state of MRI safety in 2008 to the AHRA annual meeting. Video excerpts from his presentation on ferromagnetic detection are available on the MRImetalDetector blog.

Leucadia, CA, September 15, 2008 --( In July of 2008, noted MRI safety expert, Dr. Emanuel Kanal, gave a presentation to the American Healthcare Radiology Administrators (AHRA) annual meeting on the state of MRI safety. A key element in Dr. Kanal's presentation was his recommendation of the use of ferromagnetic detectors for MRI patient pre-screening, including his own experience with the Mednovus SAFESCAN(R) Target Scanner(TM).

A video excerpt of the presentation, focused on Dr. Kanal's remarks on ferromagnetic screening, has been posted to the MRImetalDetector blog site. The four-minute video features slides and audio from the presentation and can be viewed at the following URL:

Dr. Kanal is Professor of Radiology and Neuroradiology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), where he is also the Director of Magnetic Resonance Services. UPMC recently purchased their 18th Mednovus ferromagnetic detector.

Mednovus is the premier manufacturer of ferromagnetic detection systems for MRI pre-screening with both hand-held and walk-through detection systems intended to improve MRI safety and accreditation compliance.

Mednovus, Inc.
Tobias Gilk