Electromyography tests in patients with implanted cardiac devices are safe regardless of magnet placement.

@article{Ohira2013ElectromyographyTI,
  title={Electromyography tests in patients with implanted cardiac devices are safe regardless of magnet placement.},
  author={Masayuki Ohira and J W S Silcox and Deavin Haygood and Valerie Harper-King and Mohammad Alsharabati and Liang Lu and Marla B Morgan and Angela M Young and Gwen C Claussen and Peter H King and Shin Joong Oh},
  journal={Muscle & nerve},
  year={2013},
  volume={47 1},
  pages={17-22}
}
INTRODUCTION METHODS We compared the problems or complications associated with electrodiagnostic testing in 77 patients with implanted cardiac devices. Thirty tests were performed after magnet placement, and 47 were performed without magnet application. RESULTS All electrodiagnostic tests were performed safely in all patients without any serious effect… CONTINUE READING