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Abstract #4316

Conspicuous MRI Guidewire with an Embedded Temperature Probe to Enhance RF Safety

Merdim Sonmez1, 2, Dominique N. Franson1, Christina E. Saikus1, Majdi Halabi1, Anthony Z. Faranesh1, Robert J. Lederman1, Ozgur Kocaturk1, 2

1National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, United States; 2Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey

A 0.035 MRI active guidewire with distinct tip signal, uniform shaft signal and an embedded fiberoptic temperature probe to monitor RF induced heating in real time was designed.