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« on: May 30, 2007, 07:40:32 AM »

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MRI Scans in Patients with Implanted Stimulators May Cause Coma, Brain Damage, or Death

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has received several reports of severe injuries caused by the use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in patients with implanted neurologic stimulators. The patients had electrodes that had been implanted for deep brain stimulation or vagus nerve stimulation. (Deep brain stimulation is used for the treatment of Parkinson
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