Meeting Banner
Abstract #2234

The Potential for Eddy Current Induced Peripheral Nerve Stimulation from an Active Implanted Device Canister

Xin Chen1, Jonathan Edmonson2, and Michael Steckner1

1Toshiba Medical Research Institute USA, Inc., Mayfield Village, OH, United States, 2Medtronic CRHF, Mounds View, MN, United States

We used numerical simulations to investigate the potential for increased PNS likelihood with implanted device. Modeling of a gradient coil loaded with a human subject with a metallic implanted canister showed that the electric field around the device can increase by up to 3 fold, suggesting increased PNS likelihood.

This abstract and the presentation materials are available to members only; a login is required.

Join Here