Pacemaker and defibrillators

Frequent questions and problems in patients with pacemaker and/or defibrillator

MRI compatibility


  • Leads AND devices must be MRI compatibles.
  • Compatibility valid only for MRI 1.5 TESLA, unless other indications.
  • Compatibility for the full body without specific indications for thoracic exclusion.
  • Leads have to be implanted for at least 6 weeks before MRI.

Programmation must imperatively be changed before and after MRI.

Check model compatibility