Magnetic resonance imaging and gynecological devices.

  title={Magnetic resonance imaging and gynecological devices.},
  author={L{\'u}cia Correia and A. B. Ramos and Ana Isabel Machado and Duarte Rosa and Carlos Alfredo Caseiro Marques},
  volume={85 6},
BACKGROUND Performing magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) on women with gynecological devices is a completely accepted practice. The goal of our review is to assess how safe it is to perform MRI on women using contraceptive implants or devices. STUDY DESIGN Literature review, searching in PubMed-Medline/Ovid for the following keywords: magnetic resonance imaging, intrauterine devices, Implanon(®) and Essure(®). RESULTS Though plastic devices do not represent a contraindication to the use of… CONTINUE READING
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