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

URN to cite this document:
Metterlein, Thomas ; Haubner, Frank ; Knoppke, Birgitt ; Graf, Bernhard ; Zausig, York A.
Date of publication of this fulltext: 20 Nov 2014 11:38


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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