Magnetic resonance imaging compatibility and safety of the SOUNDTEC Direct System.

@article{Dyer2006MagneticRI,
  title={Magnetic resonance imaging compatibility and safety of the SOUNDTEC Direct System.},
  author={Robert Kent Dyer and Don Nakmali and Kenneth J. Dormer},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  year={2006},
  volume={116 8},
  pages={1321-33}
}
OBJECTIVE/HYPOTHESIS The purpose of this study was to evaluate magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) compatibility and safety of an electromagnetic implanted hearing device (the SOUNDTEC Direct System; SOUNDTEC, Inc., Oklahoma City, OK) implant during a 0.3-Tesla open MRI imaging examination of the head and neck and to develop an MRI protocol that maximizes patient safety while minimizing the need for implant removal. The current literature regarding MRI compatibility of implantable hearing devices… CONTINUE READING

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