Safety:  UNSAFE

Bottom line: Remove electrodes prior to MRI and use MRI approved monitor and leads

Surface Electrodes (ECG, defibrillator, external pacer, TENS, etc.)

Safety:  Unsafe

Risks:  Thermal, Burn

Conditions:  N/A

Comments:

  • Not safe for MRI due to burn risk
  • ONLY specifically MRI approved monitor leads may be used

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Bottom line: Remove electrodes prior to MRI and use MRI approved monitor and leads