Safety:  CONDITIONAL

Bottom line: MRI permissible if all conditions are met, requires Radiologist approval and scheduling

ICD (Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator)

Safety:  Conditional

Risks:  Cardiovascular, Shock, Thermal

Conditions:

  • In general, ICDs are NOT safe for MRI.
  • Selected devices may be used under specific conditions and must be assessed on a case by case basis.

Comments:

Bottom Line: MRI permissible if all conditions are met, requires Radiologist approval and scheduling