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Augusta, Georgia 30901


A single-center registry to prospectively evaluate the safety of non-cardiac/non-thoracic magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in patients with implanted cardiac devices (pacemakers and implantable cardioverter defibrillators).

Study summary:

Evaluation of safety of MR scanning of patients with implanted cardiac devices. Device parameters pre and post MR imaging will be assessed.


Inclusion Criteria: - Male or female 18 years or older - Informed consent can be provided by patient or medical power of attorney - Presence of implanted pacemaker or ICD - MRI is the diagnostic modality of choice for a specific clinical scenario without acceptable alternative imaging technology as determined by ordering physician - Non-cardiac/non-thoracic MRI ordered Exclusion Criteria: - Presence of metallic objects that represent a contraindication to MR imaging - Morbid obesity which results in body contact with the magnet façade - Pacemaker or ICD generator implanted prior to 2002 - ICD patients who are pacing dependent - Pregnancy - Device generator at ERI (elective replacement interval) - Presence of other active implanted medical device - Presence of abandoned leads (with the exception of post CABG temporary epicardial pacing wires) - Presence of implanted cardiac device in the abdominal position - Pacemaker or ICD that is labeled as MRI-Conditional by the FDA - Pacemaker or ICD implanted less than 6 weeks prior to MRI scan



Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Patrick M Aquilina, MD
University Hospital

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Location Contact:

Augusta, Georgia 30901
United States

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Site Status: N/A

Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: January 21, 2020

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