Safety:  CONDITIONAL

Bottom line: MRI permissible within designated field strengths. Requires radiologist approval and scheduling.

Leadless Cardiac Pacemaker

Safety:  Conditional

Risks:  Thermal, Arrhythmia, Loss of pacing

Conditions: 

  • Identify type of leadless pacemaker to determine maximum static field strength
    • Medtronic Micra Pacemaker
      • Static field strength up to and including 3T
    • St. Jude Nanostim Leadless Pacemaker
      • Static field strength up to and including 1.5T
  • Requires cardiologist programming before and after MRI
  • Do not bring controller into MRI scanner

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Bottom line: MRI permissible within designated field strengths. Requires radiologist approval and scheduling.