MRI Induced Tissue Heating at Metallic Sutures

Recent Study on the Extent of Tissue Heating Created Near a Metallic Suture Site

As more and more medical devices and surgical apparatus are cleared for access to MRI – there is a continued concern regarding RF induced heating of these metallic components.  This study offers a great analysis of a specific case and provides guidance as to patient safety and clinical efficacy.

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