Latest On MRI Scans on Patients with Pacemakers

Frank G. Shellock, PhD, FACC, Has once again been at work Testing more devices to make sure they are MRI SAFE. I don’t know if the day will ever come that we will be scanning pacemakers on a routine basis, but it seems to get closer every year. Here is the most recent publication from Dr. Shellock. Cardiac Pacemakers and Implantable Cardioverter
Defibrillators: In Vitro Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Evaluation at 1.5-Tesla

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