Pacing in magnetic resonance imaging environment: clinical and technical considerations on compatibility.

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Magnetic resonance imaging is a widely accepted tool for the diagnosis of a variety of disease states. However, the presence of an implanted pacemaker is considered to be a strict contraindication to magnetic resonance imaging in the vast majority of medical centres, precluding a substantial and growing number of patients from the diagnostic advantages of… (More)

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@article{Duru2001PacingIM, title={Pacing in magnetic resonance imaging environment: clinical and technical considerations on compatibility.}, author={Firat Duru and Roger Luechinger and Markus Beat Scheidegger and Thomas Felix L{\"{u}scher and Peter Boesiger and Reto Candinas}, journal={European heart journal}, year={2001}, volume={22 2}, pages={113-24} }