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Metallic Implants

  • Horst Urbach
  • Sebastian Flacke
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Deep Brain Stimulator Vagus Nerve Vagus Nerve Stimulator Depth Electrode Implant Pulse Generator 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013

Authors and Affiliations

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

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