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Is it true that steel (not titanium) cotrel dubousset spinal rods from 1980's heat unsafely with MRI of trunk? How about MRI of brain?

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Dr. Paul Slawek
Radiology

In brief: Yes

Strong MRI machines can cause steel to heat up.
Study should be d/c if produced uncomfortable heat.

In brief: Yes

Strong MRI machines can cause steel to heat up.
Study should be d/c if produced uncomfortable heat.
Dr. Paul Slawek
Dr. Paul Slawek
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Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Family Medicine

In brief: Mri not advised

Mri not advisable with steel spinal rods.

In brief: Mri not advised

Mri not advisable with steel spinal rods.
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
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