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MRI Friendly Pacemaker-Now in India

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is generally contraindicated in patients with pacemakers. However, in February 2011, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the Revo MRI SureScan Pacing System, which is the first cardiac pacemaker designed to be used safely during MRI examinations.

Meditronic manufactures the same. This is available in India and  is being used by Cardiologists 

So  next time , we refuse  a case, ask "is it  MR Safe"? By Dr MGK Murthy.
MRI Friendly Pacemaker-Now in India Reviewed by Sumer Sethi on Wednesday, May 16, 2012 Rating: 5

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