Metallic Implants

  • Horst Urbach
  • Sebastian Flacke
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.


Deep Brain Stimulator Vagus Nerve Vagus Nerve Stimulator Depth Electrode Implant Pulse Generator 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of NeuroradiologyUniversity Hospital FreiburgFreiburgGermany
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyLahey ClinicBurlingtonUSA

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