ACCEL Lite: Pacemaker Patients Undergoing MRI

Many patients will undergo magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in their lifetimes. It is important to know that, in most cases, it is possible to perform these scans on patients with a pacemaker as long as appropriate precautions are taken. In this interview, Joseph Marine, MD, MBA, FACC; Andrea Russo, MD, FACC; and Zain Ul Abideen Asad, MD, discuss how to manage the patient with a pacemaker who is undergoing MRI.

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Clinical Topics: Arrhythmias and Clinical EP, Geriatric Cardiology, Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathies, Noninvasive Imaging, Implantable Devices, SCD/Ventricular Arrhythmias, Atrial Fibrillation/Supraventricular Arrhythmias, Acute Heart Failure, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Cardiac Surgery

Keywords: ACCELLite, Electrophysiology, Arrhythmias, Cardiac, Atrial Fibrillation, Atrial Flutter, Defibrillators, Implantable, Diagnostic Imaging, Electric Impedance, Geriatrics, Equipment Failure, Heart Conduction System, Heart Failure, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Pacemaker, Artificial, Risk, Tachycardia, Ventricular

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