Study: MRIs Safer Than Previously Thought for Device Patients

Having an ICD or pacemaker doesnt necessarily mean you cant undergo an MRI scan, but you should still exercise caution.

If you have a conventional pacemaker or an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD), you may have been warned against having a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan. The concern is that the magnetic waves from the MRI machine could move metal in the devices and disrupt their functioning.
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