Adjustment and malfunction of a programmable valve after exposure to toy magnets

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Publication Type Journal Article
School or College School of Medicine
Department Neurosurgery
Creator Kestle, John R. W.; Walker, Marion L.
Other Author Anderson, Richard C. E.; Viner, John M.
Title Adjustment and malfunction of a programmable valve after exposure to toy magnets
Date 2004
Description Inadvertent adjustments and malfunctions of programmable valves have been reported in cases in which patients have encountered powerful electromagnetic fields such as those involved in magnetic resonance imaging, but the effects of small magnetic fields are not well known. The authors present a case in which a child playing with a collection of commercially available toy magnets altered the pressure setting of an implanted valve and may have caused its permanent malfunction.
Type Text
Publisher American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)
Journal Title Journal of Neurosurgery
Volume 101
Issue 2 suppl
First Page 222
Last Page 5
Language eng
Bibliographic Citation Anderson, R. C. E., Walker, M. L., Viner, J. M., & Kestle, J. R. W. (2004). Adjustment and malfunction of a programmable valve after exposure to toy magnets. Case report. Journal of Neurosurgery, 101(2 suppl), 222-5.
Rights Management (c) American Association of Neurological Surgeons
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Date Created 2012-06-13
Date Modified 2012-06-13
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Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6mw31mp
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