Magnetless cochlear implant – an alternative for special cases

Peter Rolf Issing, Joachim Hammersen & Martin Spreng
Introduction: The fixation of a headset for a cochlear implant (CI) is usually provided with a magnet. However, ferromagnetic materials are considered relative contraindications for MRI. When MRI-imaging is essential in case of special comorbidities, a magnetless CI may be an interesting alternative.[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]