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Safety of tattoos in persons undergoing MRI

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Weiskopf,  Nikolaus
Department Neurophysics (Weiskopf), MPI for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Max Planck Society;

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Callaghan, M. F., Negus, C., Leff, A. P., Creasey, M., Burns, S., Glensman, J., et al. (2019). Safety of tattoos in persons undergoing MRI. The New England Journal of Medicine: NEJM, 380, 495-496. doi:10.1056/NEJMc1811197.


Cite as: http://hdl.handle.net/21.11116/0000-0002-E39E-C
Abstract
In 330 persons who had one to seven tattoos, only one mild tattoo-related adverse reaction was detected during magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). These results suggest a low risk among persons with tattoos when MRI is performed under these specific study conditions.