IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Safety aspects of magnetic resonance imaging for pacemaker holders

2009 International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications (ICEAA)

Author(s): Bernardi, P. ; Cavagnaro, M. ; Pisa, S. ; Piuzzi, E.
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 September 2009
Conference Location: Torino, Italy, Italy
Conference Date: 14 September 2009
Page(s): 869 - 872
ISBN (CD): 978-1-4244-3386-5
ISBN (Paper): 978-1-4244-3385-8
DOI: 10.1109/ICEAA.2009.5297353
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In this paper radiofrequency power absorption and temperature elevation in the thorax of a pacemaker (PM) holder exposed to the field generated by a 1.5 T (64 MHz) magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)... View More

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