• Decrease font size
  • Return font size to normal
  • Increase font size
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

About FDA

  • Print
  • Share
  • E-mail

Publications and Presentations for EM and Wireless Laboratory

IEEE Std C95.3.1-2010 “IEEE Recommended Practice for Measurements and Computations of Electric, Magnetic, and Electromagnetic Fields with Respect to Human Exposure to Such Fields, 0 Hz to 100 kHz”, H. Bassen, Chair of the Subcommittee I and the standard’s working group.  Eighty eight page technical document, Published May 14, 2010. 

Sunder Rajan, Marta Zanchi, H. Bassen, PJ Hardy, Joshua Guag, “MRI Skin Injury: poster presentation at the 2010 annual meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine,  May 2010 

Kainz W., Guag J., Benkler S., Szczerba D., Neufeld E., Krauthamer V., Myklebust J., Bassen H., Chang I., Chavannes N., Kim J. H., Sarntinoranont M., and Kuster N., “Development and validation of a magneto hydrodynamic solver for blood flow analysis”, Physics in Medicine and Biology, submitted 

Neufeld E., Szczerba D., Benkler S., Kyriakou A., Guag J., Kainz W., Krauthamer V., Bassen H., Kozerke S., and Kuster N., “Simulation of the Magneto-Hemodynamic Effect for Aortic Flow”, The 32nd Annual Meeting of The Bioelectromagnetics Society, Seoul, Korea, June 14-18, 2010 

Bassen, H.Metal Detector Interference of Personal Electronic Medical Devices (PMEDs)”, ANSI-HSSP Workshop on Standards for Non-Invasive Inspection Systems, 4/29/2010.  

S. Seidman, In Vitro Testing Reveals Sample RFID Readers Inducing Clincially Significant EMI to Pacemakers and ICDs, published online October 12, --2009 Heart Rhythm Journal, print version in-press scheduled for January 2010. 

S. Seidman, EMC Testing of Implantable Neurostimulators Exposed to Metal Detectors, published to The Open Biomedical Engineering Journal, Volume 4 

D. Witters Invited presentation “Building consensus towards electronic-mobile-health and patient safety” given at the 3rd International Symposium on Medical Information & Communication Technology (ISMICT), Montreal, Canada, Feb. 25, 2009.  

D. Witters Invited presentation “FDA Perspectives for Wireless Mobile Healthcare: Building Pathways to Safe, Secure, Reliable Deployment”, TEPR+ 2009, Palm Springs, CA, Feb. 5, 2009. (DP-2008-061) 

D. Witters Invited presentation “Wireless Technology: What and How to Address in Submissions “, CBER Workshop on Blood Collection systems, Nov. 5, 2009.  

D. Witters Invited presentation “Making Wireless Healthcare Safe, Effective, and Reliable”, IEEE EMBS-EMC Joint Section meeting, Baltimore, MD, Dec. 12, 2009.   

D. Witters, H. Bassen, S. Seidman, “EMC and Wireless Healthcare”, Submitted proceedings paper for the 2010 Asian-Pacific EMC conference April 2010 Beijing, China.   

D. Witters “Building Pathways to Safe, Secure, Reliable Deployment”, AMA-EMBS Conference on Individualized Healthcare, Washington, DC, March 22, 2010.  

D. Witters and C. Ho, “Considerations for Assurance of Safe, Effective, and Secure Wireless  Healthcare“, AMA-EMBS Conference on Individualized Healthcare, Washington, DC, March 22, 2010. 

Buzduga, V.; Witters, D.M.; Casamento, J.P.; Kainz, W., "Testing the Immunity of Active Implantable Medical Devices to CW Magnetic Fields up to 1 MHz by an Immersion Method," Biomedical Engineering, IEEE Transactions on , vol.54, no.9, pp.1679-1686, Sept. 2007, URL:  http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?arnumber=4291652&isnumber=4291649 

McLean, J.; Foltz, H.; Bassen, H.I.; Witters, D.M.; Sutton, R.; McKnight, S.; Ito, M., "Accuracy Enhancement of the Power Equation Methodology Used in the Precise Generation of Plane Wave Power Density with a Calculable Antenna," Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference Proceedings, 2008. IMTC 2008. IEEE, vol., no., pp.2114-2119, 12-15 May 2008, URL:  http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?arnumber=4547397&isnumber=4546978 

Dagang Wu, Rui Qiang, Ji Chen, Seth Seidman, Donald Witters and Wolfgang Kainz, Possible overexposure of pregnant women to emissions from a walk through metal detector,  Physics in Medicine and Biology, 52 (2007), pgs 5735–5748. 

Witters D, P Ruggera, Tests for Radio Frequency Interference to Medical Telemetry Operation in the Private Land Mobile Radio Service (PLMRS) from Newly Allocated PLMRS Channels, AAMI Biomedical Instrumentation & Technology, Vol. 41 No. 3, May/June 2007, p 244-251. 

S. Lori Brown, Nilsa Loyo-Berrios, Michelle Bonhomme, Donald M. Witters, Nancy A. Pressly, Jeffrey L. Silberberg, Exploring Methods for Analyzing Surveillance Reports on Electromagnetic Interference with Medical Devices , in "Medical Device Epidemiology and Surveillance", Eds.- L. Brown, R. Bright, D. Tavris, John Wiley and Sons Pub. (2007). 

Benkler S, Kainz W, Guag J, Krauthamer V, Myklebust J, Chang I, Chavannes N, Kim JH, Sarntinoranont M, Kuster N.  Magneto-Hydrodynamic Simulations for Non-Invasive Cardiac Blood Flow Measurement. BioEM – Joint Meeting of the Bioelectromagnetics Society (BEMS) and the European Bioelectromagnetics Association (EBEA), Davos, Switzerland, June 14-19. 

Benkler S, Kainz W, Guag J, Krauthamer V, Myklebust J, Chang I, Chavannes N, Kim JH, Sarntinoranont M, Kuster N.  Development of a Magneto-Hydrodynamic Solver for Anatomical Models. IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and CSC/USNC/USRI Radio Science Meeting, Charleston, SC June 1-5, 2009. 

Chang I, Considerations for Thermal Injury Analysis for RF Ablation Devices, Special Issue of the Open Biomedical Engineering Journal, 2009, 3:4 

Pfefer J, Miller S, Mehrabi A, Chang I, Weininger S, Kaufman D. Optical-Thermal Characterization of Cutaneous Transilluminators. Phys Med Biol 54:6867-6880, 2009 

Saaibi AM, Chang I, Hwang MS, Sarntinoranont M. Comparison between isotropic and anisotropic electrical properties of a DTI-based cardiac model. Presented at American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 2008 Summer Bioengineering Conference. June 25-29, 2008. 

Chang, I., TJ Pfefer.  Chapter 18: Modeling of Image Guided Therapies, Image Guided Therapy Systems Artech House, Ed. Shahram Vaezy, Vesna Zderic, and Martin Yarmush. June 2009 

Angelone LM, Ahveninen J, Belliveau JW, Bonmassar G. "Analysis of the role of lead resistivity in specific absorption rate for deep brain stimulator leads at 3T MRI".  IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, vol.29, no.4, pp.1029-1038, April 2010 

Angelone LM, Bit-Babik G, Chou CK. " Computational electromagnetic analysis in a human head model with EEG electrodes and leads exposed to RF sources at 915 MHz and 1748 MHz". Radiation Research 174, 91-100. July 2010 

Bonmassar G, Iwaki S, Goldmakher G, Angelone LM, Belliveau J, and Lev MH. "On the Measurement of Electrical Impedance Spectroscopy (EIS) of the Human Head".  International Journal of Bioelectromagnetism Vol.12, No.1, pp. 32 - 46, 2010