Assessing the risks associated with MRI in patients with a pacemaker or defibrillator Comment uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Defibrillators, Implantable
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Pacemaker, Artificial

abstract

  • In this study, device or lead failure did not occur in any patient with a non-MRI-conditional pacemaker or ICD who underwent clinically indicated nonthoracic MRI at 1.5 tesla, was appropriately screened, and had the device reprogrammed in accordance with the prespecified protocol. (Funded by St. Jude Medical and others; MagnaSafe ClinicalTrials.gov number, NCT00907361 .).

publication date

  • February 23, 2017

Research

keywords

  • Comment

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1056/NEJMoa1603265

PubMed ID

  • 28225684

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 755

end page

  • 764

volume

  • 376

number

  • 8