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.

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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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