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Is it safe to have an MRI scan when i am totally dependent

Customer Question

Is it safe to have an MRI scan when i am totally dependent on a permanent pacemaker
with atrial fibrillation.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Cardiology
Expert:  Dr .Saeed ahmed replied 2 years ago.
Customer:

Hello, Thank you for your question. I will try my best to help you with your questions. I need to ask few questions before first.

Customer:

What type of pacemaker is implanted ?

Customer:

Unless it is a revoMRI sure scan system pacemaker

Customer:

MRI is not safe.

Customer:

Although other new pacemakers have less ferromagnetic parts

Customer:

still MRI is not recommended

Customer:

specially if you are totally pacemaker dependant

Customer:

then MRI is contraindicated.

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Let me know..

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