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An unexpected ferromagnetic foreign body detected during emergency magnetic resonance imaging: a case report

Metterlein, Thomas, Haubner, Frank, Knoppke, Birgitt, Graf, Bernhard and Zausig, York A. (2014) An unexpected ferromagnetic foreign body detected during emergency magnetic resonance imaging: a case report. BMC Research Notes 7 (808).

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Abstract

Background Sedation or anesthesia is often necessary in pediatrics when magnetic resonance imaging is performed. This anesthesia outside of the operation room combines specific requirements and risks. Ferromagnetic foreign bodies are a clear contraindication for magnetic resonance imaging due to the high magnetic field within the scanner. However, insertion of various small objects in mouth, nose ...

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Item type:Article
Date:18 November 2014
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Anästhesiologie
Projects:Open Access Publizieren (DFG)
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10.1186/1756-0500-7-808DOI
Keywords:Metallic foreign body, Magnetic resonance imaging, Anesthesia
Dewey Decimal Classification:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:30988
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