Electrocorticography grids might cause excessive heating during MR imaging
Emad Ahmadi1, Reza Atefi1, Emad Eskandar2, Alexandra J. Golby3, Michael H. Lev1, Rajiv Gupta1, and Giorgio Bonmassar1
1Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, United States, 2Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, United States, 3Neurosurgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, United States
grids are routinely implanted over the cortex for pre-surgical planning in
epilepsy surgery. We propose that MR imaging at 3T might cause heating injury in
patients with implanted electrocorticography grids.
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