MR safety and imaging of neuroform stents at 3T.

@article{Nehra2004MRSA,
  title={MR safety and imaging of neuroform stents at 3T.},
  author={Arvind Nehra and C J Moran and D T Cross and Colin P Derdeyn},
  journal={AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={25 9},
  pages={1476-8}
}
The Neuroform stent is a self-expanding nitinol stent designed for use in wide-necked intracranial aneurysms. Heating and imaging artifacts were evaluated by using a porcine carotid artery aneurysm model in a 3T MR system. A suspended Neuroform stent was tested for deflection. No heating was measured, and no evidence of deflection of the stent was found. Imaging artifacts were minimal. MR imaging in patients with Neuroform stent-treated aneurysms is safe and feasible. 

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