Risks: Thermal, Arrhythmia
- NO PULSE GENERATOR may be present.
- Leads do not protrude through the skin or have connectors.
- No obvious loops or discontinuity (i.e. no fractures) of the leads are present.
- Take precautions to limit and monitor for symptoms of thermal injury.
Comments: No waiting period is require after implantation.
Bottom Line: Only residual lead fragments remaining after removal may be considered MRI permissible, if all conditions are met.