Patient Care and Research

HRS Consensus Statement on Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Radiation Exposure in Patients with Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Devices (CIED)

Published: July 2017 (Web posted May 2017)

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The multi-societal expert consensus statement is intended to help frontline cardiologists, radiologists, radiation oncologists and other healthcare professionals involved in the care of adult and pediatric patients with CIEDs.

Developed in collaboration with:

  • American Society for Radiation Oncology
  • American College of Cardiology
  • American College of Radiology
  • American Heart Association
  • Asia Pacific Heart Rhythm Society
  • Brazilian Society of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • European Heart Rhythm Association
  • Japanese Heart Rhythm Society
  • Latin American Society of Cardiac Stimulation and Electrophysiology
  • Pediatric and Congenital Electrophysiology Society

Endorsed by:

Council of Affiliated Regional Radiation Oncology Societies

Key Points:

  • MRI Technology and Relationship to Risk
  • MR Conditional CIED Technology
  • Management of the CIED Patient Referred for MRI
  • Management of the CIED Patient Undergoing CT Imaging
  • Management of the CIED Patient Undergoing Radiation Therapy