dismiss

Mark your calendars: the next Clean Sweep Live Auction will be on Thursday, June 21st Click to view the full catalogue

DOTmed Home MRI Oncology Ultrasound Molecular Imaging X-Ray Cardiology Health IT Business Affairs
News Home Parts & Service Operating Room CT Women's Health Proton Therapy Endoscopy HTMs Mobile Imaging
SEARCH
Aktueller Standort:
>
> This Story

starstarstarstarstar (2)
Log in oder Register to rate this News Story
Forward Printable StoryPrint Comment

 

 

MRI Homepage

Bruker unveils ParaVision 360 and AVANCE NEO solutions at ISMRM ParaVision 360 now provides preclinical imaging for MR and PET/MR

MIT research yields more efficient anatomical 3D printing How 'dithered bitmaps' may increase accessibility of 3D printing in imaging

Trump moves ahead with tariffs, launches trade war with China Applies to medical imaging equipment and parts

Tips for responding efficiently to equipment downtime Experts at AAMI discuss strategies to get back up and running

Glassbeam partners with Calamed Enters Caribbean and Latin American markets

New technology to substantially speed up MR scans At ASNR conference, evidence that Medic Vision's iQMR is improving the patient experience

Glassbeam unveils AI anomaly detection for imaging modality maintenance Allowing better awareness for tube temperature, waterflow changes

US lawmakers seek exemption for medical devices under China tariffs Could hurt US manufacturers' ability to compete globally, and raise healthcare costs

Conducting MR exams with a refrigerator magnet? Just add diamond particles Research team looks to a future of significantly simplified imaging

CWRU and Microsoft to apply quantum computing to MR fingerprinting initiative Combines AI, holographic and quantum computing technology

An MR scanner began leaking a
hazardous gas at JFK airport following
a fall (Credit: Port Authority PBA)

MR scanner leaks helium at JFK during transport

by John R. Fischer , Staff Reporter
A team of hazmat professionals were called in at John F. Kennedy International Airport this weekend when a damaged MR machine began leaking helium.

The incident occurred around 7 p.m. Saturday, February 10 at building 23, a cargo facility for Asiana Airlines. The machine in question “was being transported, fell, and was punctured” and began “leaking helium refrigerated liquid,” Joe Pentangelo, senior police public information officer at JFK, told HCB News.

Story Continues Below Advertisement

THE (LEADER) IN MEDICAL IMAGING TECHNOLOGY SINCE 1982. SALES-SERVICE-REPAIR

Special-Pricing Available on Medical Displays, Patient Monitors, Recorders, Printers, Media, Ultrasound Machines, and Cameras.This includes Top Brands such as SONY, BARCO, NDS, NEC, LG, EDAN, EIZO, ELO, FSN, PANASONIC, MITSUBISHI, OLYMPUS, & WIDE.



When a leak like this occurs, the colorless, odorless gas can cause severe frostbite and burns as well as asphyxiation or dizziness.

Personnel immediately moved the scanner by forklift outside, following the incident. Port Authority Police Department emergency services and fire crews responded to the scene with the spill cleared at around 9:30 p.m.

Credit: Port Authority PBA

Though MR leakages may be rare, the potential for mishaps in general with MR scanners are common, posing harm to patients, staff members and any other individual within the vicinity. A veterinary hospital in New Jersey, for instance, experienced such an incident in March 2015 when an MR machine exploded, causing a portion of the roof to collapse and putting one man in the hospital in critical condition.

A man in India also died recently in another incident when a scanner pulled him up, along with an oxygen tank he was holding, pinning his hand and trapping him inside where he succumbed to over-inhalation of oxygen.

No injuries were reported in this incident.

MRI Homepage


You Must Be Logged In To Post A Comment

Werben
Erhöhen Sie Ihren Bekanntheitsgrad
Auktionen + Privatverkäufe
Den besten Preis erzielen
Geräte/Geräteteile kaufen
Den günstigsten Preis finden
Daily News
Die neuesten Nachrichten lesen
Übersicht
Alle DOTmed Benutzer durchsuchen
Ethik auf DOTmed
Unseren Ethik-Standard anzeigen
Gold-Parts Verkäufer-Programm
PH-Anfragen erhalten
Gold Service Dealer-Programm
Anfragen empfangen
Gesundheitsdienstleister
Alle Gesundheitsdienstleister-Tools anzeigen
Jobs/Training
Einen Job suchen
Parts Hunter +EasyPay
Angebote für Geräteteile erhalten
Kürzlich zertifiziert
Kürzlich zertifizierte Benutzer anzeigen
Kürzlich bewertet
Kürzlich zertifizierte Benutzer anzeigen
Rental Central
Geräte billiger mieten
Geräte/Geräteteile verkaufen
Das meiste Geld erhalten
Service-Techniker Forum
Hilfe und Beratung finden
Einfache Angebots-Anfrage
Angebote für Geräte erhalten
Virtuelle Messe
Service für Geräte finden
Access and use of this site is subject to the terms and conditions of our LEGAL NOTICE & PRIVACY NOTICE
Property of and Proprietary to DOTmed.com, Inc. Copyright ©2001-2018 DOTmed.com, Inc.
ALL RIGHTS RESERVED