Expert consensus statement on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and radiation exposure in patients with cardiac implantable electronic devices

  • Publication
    Online – May 2017
    Print – July 2017

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

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    Quick Reference

    • 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
    • Future Directions

    Author Society
    American Society for Radiation Oncology
    Heart Rhythm Society
    Japanese Health Rhythm Society
    Brazilian Society of Cardiac Arrhythmias
    Council of Affiliated Regional Radiation Oncology Societies
    American College of Radiology
    European Heart Rhythm Association
    Pediatric and Congenital Electrophysiology society
    American College of Cardiology
    Asia Pacific Heart Rhythm Society
    Latin American Society of cardiac Stimulation and Electrophysiology
    American Heart Association

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