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Friday, December 08, 2006

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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