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Performance validation of a modified magnetic resonance imaging-compatible temperature probe in children.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Anesthesia & Analgesia
0003-2999
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Anesthesia & Analgesia
Publication Date
Volume
114
Issue
6
Pages
1230–1234
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1213/ANE.0b013e31824b003e
PMID: 22366850
Source
Medline

Abstract

Our results show good agreement between standard esophageal measurements of core temperature and core temperature measured using a modified MRI-core probe during general anesthesia in a general surgical pediatric population. The ability to accurately assess core temperature in the MRI suite may safely allow longer scan times and therefore reduce repeat anesthetic exposure, improve patient safety, and enhance the quality of care in children.

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