JaLCDOI 10.18926/AMO/48559
フルテキストURL 66_3_203.pdf
著者 Ohno, Seiichiro| Harimoto, Takashi| Hirosue, Miyuki| Miyai, Masahiro| Hattori, Kengo| Kuroda, Masahiro| Kanazawa, Susumu| Inamura, Keiji| Kato, Hirokazu|
抄録 Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) visualization of metallic stent lumens is possible if the stent structure counteracts eddy currents in the lumen induced by the radio frequency magnetic field, B1. To examine the effectiveness of various stent designs in counteracting eddy currents, we anchored eight copper stent models and 2 commercially available nickel-titanium alloy (Nitinol) stents in a gel phantom, perpendicular or parallel to the direction of B1. A mesh stent lumen showed hypointensity irrespective of its alignment relative to B1. A solenoid stent lumen showed hypointensity with the stent axis parallel to B1, but it had the same signal intensity as outside the lumen when perpendicular to B1. A Moebius stent lumen showed no signal reduction, irrespective of alignment relative to B1. Lumens of the commercially available stents showed hypointensity regardless of alignment relative to B1. Computer simulation revealed that the signal intensities of the stents corresponded to magnetic flux densities of B1 in the stents, which are modified by the structure of the stent. While in vivo MRI viewing of a Moebius stent lumen is likely possible regardless of axis alignment, inherent structural weakness may be problematic. As a more practical choice, the solenoid stent is easier to manufacture and generates no hypointensive signal when the axis is parallel to B0.
キーワード MRI visualization of stent lumen solenoid pattern Moebius pattern direction of B1
Amo Type Original Article
発行日 2012-06
出版物タイトル Acta Medica Okayama
66巻
3号
出版者 Okayama University Medical School
開始ページ 203
終了ページ 211
ISSN 0386-300X
NCID AA00508441
資料タイプ 学術雑誌論文
言語 English
著作権者 CopyrightⒸ 2012 by Okayama University Medical School
論文のバージョン publisher
査読 有り
PubMed ID 22729100
Web of Sience KeyUT 000305669700003
関連URL http://ousar.lib.okayama-u.ac.jp/metadata/48542