Information on our products MRI & Latex compatibilty to assist our customer with patient safety.
Invotec International has partnered with the ENT and Plastic Surgery Community for over 21 years. This page contains documentation to help you easily and safely manage our products to provide the level of care your patients' expect from you and your facility.
This section covers important business procedures including order and shipment handling, warranty information, returns and more.
Technical & Regulatory, Instrument sterilization, management and protection.
Middle Ear Prostheses, Significance of Magnetic Resonance Imaging,
Leon JA, Gabriele OF, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 5: 405-6
Metallic Otologic Implants: in vitro Assessment of Ferromagnetism at 1.5T,
Shellock FG, Schatz CJ, American Journal of Neuroradiology, 12; 279-281, 1991
The Effect of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging on Metallic Middle Ear Prosthesis,
Mattucci KF, Setzen M, Hyman R, Chaturvedi G., Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surg, 94: 441-3, 1986
Further Studies on the Effects of Magnetic Imaging on Middle Ear Implants,
Applebaum EL, Valvassori GE, Am Otology, Rhinology, Laryngology, 99: 801-4, 1990
Caution should be taken with all metal alloy implants in magnetic fields over 1.5T as the effects from more than 1.5T are currently being studied. Image artifacts should always be taken into consideration with alternative scanning modalities, like CT scanning available.