Medtronic SureScan Approved for Full Body Scans Without Positioning Restrictions
The Medtronic SureScan pacing systems are approved for MRI scans positioned on any region of the body. Patients implanted with the Advisa DR MRI or Revo MRI SureScan pacing systems can have MRI scans without positioning restrictions, including the chest area, which was previously restricted.
Computer modeling and clinical data confirming that MRI chest-positioned scans are safe for patients. A MR-Conditional pacemaker, the Medtronic Revo MRI was FDA approved in February 2011, and the second-generation Advisa MRI was approved by the FDA in January 2013. The Medtronic SureScan pacing systems were approved for MRI scans positioned on any region of the body in February 2014.
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