FEMORAL IMPLANTS: VHP-FEMALE 5.0 CAD MODEL

Large passive implants have been incorporated into the model by modifying surrounding tissues as shown below for Austin-Moore and long femoral nail implants. The physical implants shown below have been provided by Beth Israel Deaconess Med. Ctr., Boston MA. The modified full-body model is placed within an MRI RF coil model and heat sources are computed  via an electromagnetic solver. Then, temperature distribution around implants is established via a separate thermal solver. 

References
[1].  M. Kozlov, G. M. Noetscher, A. Nazarian, and S.N. Makarov, “Comparative analysis of different hip implants within a realistic human model located inside a 1.5T MRI whole body RF coil,” 37th Annual Int. Conf. of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Milano, Italy, pp. 7913-7916, 25-29 Aug. 2015. PMID: 26738127. Online: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/7320227
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Model Availability

Model is available for commercial use