Safety:  UNSAFE

Bottom line:  Do NOT perform MRI

Cochlear Implant

Safety:  Unsafe

Risks:  Thermal, Magnetic, Damage to implant

Conditions: N/A

Comments:

  • May be irreparably damaged by the scanner
  • Implanted magnet may be displaced by the magnetic field
  • There are certain MR compatible cochlear implants, which can be found here

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Bottom line: Do NOT perform MRI.