MRI Safety: New Cardiac Pacemaker System Now Available in the U.S.
April 14, 2011
On February 8, 2011, a new cardiac pacemaker received approval from the FDA, which for the first time allows MRI procedures to be performed in patients by following specific labeling requirements. http://www.medtronic.com/mrisurescan. The “MR Conditional” Revo MRI SureScan Pacing System from Minneapolis-based Medtronic Inc. was designed to minimize the potential interactions with the electromagnetic fields used during MRI examinations.