Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)
Patients with vagus nerve, deep brain stimulators or depth and subdural electrodes have to be examined according to the manufacturer guidelines, which in general require the use of transmit/receive head coils limiting the RF deposition to the brain.
KeywordsDeep Brain Stimulator Vagus Nerve Vagus Nerve Stimulator Depth Electrode Implant Pulse Generator
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.
- ASTM International (2005) F2503–05. Standard practice for marking medical devices and other items for safety in the magnetic resonance environment. ASTM International, West ConshohockenGoogle Scholar
- Roebling R, Huch K, Kassubek J, Lerche H, Weber Y (2009) Cervical spinal MRI in a patient with a vagus nerve stimulator (VNS). Epilepsy Res 84(2–3):273–275Google Scholar
- Shellock FG (2008) Reference manual for magnetic resonance safety, implants, and devices. Biomedical Research Group, Los AngelesGoogle Scholar
- Zrinzo L, Yoshida F, Hariz MI, Thornton J, Foltynie T, Yousry TA, Limousin P (2011) Clinical safety of brain magnetic resonance imaging with implanted deep brain stimulation hardware: large case series and review of the literature. World Neurosurg 76(1–2):164–172Google Scholar
© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013