MRI scanning for patients with CIEDs requires some additional steps to be taken both prior to imaging, and on attendance. Growing experience with over 10,000 MRI scans in device patients has allowed a number of guidelines to be established.
Guidelines can be found below (access may be required):
Non-MRI conditional device guidelines:
‘Assessing the Risks Associated with MRI in Patients with a Pacemaker or Defibrillator’ (The MagnaSafe registry) N Engl J Med 2017; 376:755-764
MagnaSafe registry protocol