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MRI Compatible Metals | eHow.com

Titanium

Orthopedic surgeons favor titanium implants for their strength and compatibility with body tissues. Titanium’s nonmagnetic properties make it compatible for use with an MRI as well. Joint replacements, surgical screws, bone plates and pacemaker cases all use titanium. In addition, doctors can use surgical tools made of the metal in MRI rooms.

via MRI Compatible Metals | eHow.com.

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