MR Imaging in Patients with Cardiac Pacemakers and Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators.

  title={MR Imaging in Patients with Cardiac Pacemakers and Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators.},
  author={Torsten Sommer and Wolfgang Bauer and Katharina Fischbach and Christof Kolb and Roger Luechinger and Uwe K. H. Wiegand and Joachim Lotz and Ingo Eitel and Matthias Gutberlet and Holger Thiele and Hans Heinz Schild and Malte Kelm and Harald Quick and Jeanette Schulz-Menger and J{\"o}rg Barkhausen and Dietmar B{\"a}nsch},
  journal={RoFo : Fortschritte auf dem Gebiete der Rontgenstrahlen und der Nuklearmedizin},
  volume={189 3},
This joint consensus paper of the German Roentgen Society and the German Cardiac Society provides physical and electrophysiological background information and specific recommendations for the procedural management of patients with cardiac pacemakers (PM) and implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD) undergoing magnetic resonance (MR) imaging. The paper outlines the responsibilities of radiologists and cardiologists regarding patient education, indications, and monitoring with modification… CONTINUE READING
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