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    Subject (Click Subject text Below to View Full Article) Rec ID Ascending
Breast Tissue Expanders and Implants  165 
Guidelines to Prevent Excessive Heating and Burns Associated with MRI  166 
Cardiac Pacemakers, Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (ICDs), and Cardiac Monitors  167 
Cardiovascular Catheters, Other Catheters, and Accessories  168 
Carotid Artery Vascular Clamps  169 
Cochlear Implants  170 
Coils, Filters, Stents, and Grafts  171 
Diaphragms  172 
Dental Implants, Devices, and Materials  174 
ECG (EKG) Electrodes  175 
Extremity MR System Safety Considerations  176 
Foley Catheters With and Without Temperature Sensors  177 
Halo Vests and Cervical Fixation Devices  178 
Heart Valves and Annuloplasty Rings  179 
Hemostatic Clips, Other Clips, Fasteners, and Staples  180 
Intrauterine Contraceptive Devices (IUDs) and Other Contraceptive Devices  181 
Magnetically Activated Implants and Devices  182 
Foreign Bodies and Screening  183 
Miscellaneous Implants and Devices  184 
Missile Effect Accidents and Prevention  185 
Monitoring Patients in the MR Environment  186 
Vagus Nerve Stimulation, Vagal Nerve Stimulator, VNS Therapy, NeuroCybernetic Prosthesis (NCP) System, Neuromodulation System  187 
Ocular Implants, Lens Implants, and Devices  188 
Orthopedic Implants, Materials, and Devices  189 
Otologic Implants  190 
Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA), Atrial Septal Defect (ASD), Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD) Occluders, and Patent Foramen Ovale Closure Devices  191 
Pellets, Bullets, and Shrapnel  192 
Penile Implants  193 
Post-Op Patients and MRI Procedures  194 
Pregnant Patients and MRI Procedures  195 
Pregnant Technologists and Healthcare Workers   196 
SynchroMed, SynchroMed EL, and SynchroMed II Drug Infusion Systems  197 
Transdermal Medication Patches and Other Drug Delivery Patches  198 
Vascular Access Ports, Infusion Pumps*, Catheters, and Accessories  199 
Fiber-Optic Lead Used for the Photonic Temporary Pacemaker  222 
Oxygen Tanks & Gas Cylinders  223 
Surgical Instruments and Devices  224 
Activa (Neurostimulation) System (Medtronic, Inc., Minneapolis, MN) - Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)  225 
Sutures  226 
3-Tesla MR Safety Information for Implants and Devices  227 
Tattoos, Permanent Cosmetics, and Eye Makeup  228 
Aneurysm Clips  229 
ENTERRA THERAPY, Gastric Electrical Stimulation (GES), Neurostimulation System  230 
ESSURE Device  231 
Guidewires  232 
Hearing Aids and Other Hearing Systems  233 
IsoMed Implantable Constant Flow Infusion Pump (Medtronic, Inc.)  234 
Guidelines for Screening Patients for MRI Procedures and
Individuals for the MRI Environment
 
235 
InterStim Therapy for Urinary Control (Medtronic, Inc., Minneapolis, MN), Neurostimulation System  236 
Signs to Control Access to the MRI Environment  237 
TheraSeed Radioactive Seed Implant  238 
Body Piercing Jewelry and MRI Safety  239 
FREEHAND System, Implantable Functional Neurostimulator  241 
VOCARE Bladder Control System/NeuroControl VOCARE Bladder System/Finetech-Brindley Bladder System (Vocare), Implantable Functional Neuromuscular Stimulator, Neurostimulation System  242 
PillCam Capsule Endoscopy Device  243 
MRI Information for Patients  244 
MRI Contrast Agents and Adverse Reactions  245 
MRI Contrast Agents and Breast Feeding Mothers*  246 
MRI Contrast Agents and Pregnant Patients  247 
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt Valves and Accessories  248 
Reveal Plus 9526 Insertable Loop Recorder (ILR), Medtronic, Inc.  249 
Bioeffects of Gradient Magnetic Fields  250 
Bioeffects of Radiofrequency Fields  251 
Acoustic Noise and MRI Procedures  252 
Claustrophobia, Anxiety, and Emotional Distress  253 
RF Bion Microstimulator  254 
Bone Fusion (Spinal) Stimulator  255 
Glaucoma Drainage Implants (Shunt Tubes)  257 
Alsius Intravascular Temperature Management  258 
Terminology With Regard to Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Implants and Devices  259 
Neurostimulation (Neuromodulation) Systems: General Information  260 
Spinal Cord Stimulation Systems: Medtronic, Inc.  261 
VeriChip Microtransponder  262 
SAM Sling, SAM Medical Products  263 
Licox CC1.P1 Oxygen and Temperature Probe, Brain Tissue Oxygen Monitoring System (Integra NeuroSciences)  264 
WEBSITES FOR BIOMEDICAL COMPANIES  265 
BRAVO pH Monitoring System  266 
Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis (NSF): A Serious Late Adverse Reaction to Gadodiamide
EDITORIAL
Henrik S. Thomsen
 
267 
External Fixation Devices  268 
MRI Contrast Agents and Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis (NSF)*  269 
Foley Catheter with Temperature Sensor, Bardex Latex-Free Temperature-Sensing 400-Series Foley Catheter  270 
Insulin Pumps  271 
Celsius Control System  273 
Scleral Buckle (Scleral Buckling Procedure)  274 
Baha, Bone Conduction Implant  275 
InSound XT Series and Lyric Hearing Device  276 
MRI Contrast Agents and NSF: Websites and Links to Obtain Current Information  277 
Actipatch  278 
MRI Contrast Agents and Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis (NSF): Review Article  280 
Pessary/Pessaries  281 
EnRhythm MRI SureScan Pacing System, Medtronic, Inc.  282 
Dressings Containing Silver and MRI  283 
SJM Confirm, Implantable Cardiac Monitor, Models DM2100, DM2102, Implantable Cardiac Monitor (St. Jude Medical  284 
Ambulatory Infusion Systems  285 
MRI Considerations for Patients with Temporary Epicardial Pacing Leads, Temporary Intracardiac Pacing Leads, Permanent Intracardiac Pacing Leads, and Permanent Epicardial Pacing Leads  286 
Reveal DX 9528 and Reveal XT 9529, Insertable Cardiac Monitors, Medtronic, Inc.  287 
ActiFlo Indwelling Bowel Catheter System  288 
Medivance Nasogastric Sump Tube with YSI Series 400 Temperature Sensor (Medivance, Inc.)  289 
Bioeffects of Static Magnetic Fields  290 
Biopsy Needles, Markers, and Devices  291 
FlexTip Plus Epidural Catheter and the StimuCath Continuous Peripheral Nerve Block Catheter  292 
Metallic Orbital Foreign Bodies and Screening  293 
Spinal Cord Stimulation Systems: St. Jude Medical  294 
Infection Control in the MRI Environment*  296 
Epidural Pump, AmbIT Epidural Pump  297 
Palatal System Implant Assembly  298 
Dressings Containing Silver and MRI Procedures: Aquacel AG  299 
Cardiac Pacemaker: Ensura DR MRI SureScan Pacing System, Medtronic, Inc.  300 
Neurostimulation System: Libra Deep Brain Stimulation System, Neurostimulation System, Advanced Neuromodulation Systems, ANS, St. Jude Medical, Plano, TX  301 
EmpowerMR Contrast Injection System  302 
Spatial Gradient Magnetic Field: How This Information Is Applied to Labeling of Medical Implants and Devices  303 
Medtronic Letter, Neuromodulation Devices, Mr. Steve Manker, Program Director - MR Conditional Systems  304 
Revo MRI SureScan Pacing System, RVDRO1, Revo MRI SureScan, RVDR01,
CapSureFix MRI SureScan, 5086MRI, Medtronic, Inc.
 
305 
Cardiac Pacemakers: Accent MRI and Accent ST MRI Cardiac Pacemaker Systems, St. Jude Medical  306 
Monitoring Body Temperature During MRI  307 
Cardiac Pacemakers: ProMRI Pacing System  308 
Modes of Operation for MR Systems  309 
St. Jude Medical (SJM) Confirm, Implantable Cardiac Monitor (OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES)  310 
PROMETRA Programmable Pumps (Two Versions), Flowonix Medical Inc, www.flowonix.com  312 
Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System, Second Sight Medical Products, Inc., www.2-sight.com*  313 
Advisa DR MRI SureScan Pacing System
(Advisa DR MRI SureScan A2DR01 Digital Dual Chamber Pacemaker and SureScan Leads)
 
314 
Dressings Containing Silver and MRI Procedures: Mepilex Ag and Mepilex Border AG  319 
Using Ferromagnetic Detection Systems in the MRI Environment  320 
Spinal Cord Stimulation, SureScan MRI Version, Medtronic, Inc.  321 
Sophono Alpha Magnetic Implant  322 
Reveal LINQ Model LNQ11 Insertable Cardiac Monitor, Medtronic, Inc.  323 
Spinal Cord Stimulation System: Precision Spectra Spinal Cord Stimulator (Stimulation) (SCS) System, Boston Scientific   324 
Cochlear Implant, HiRes 90K Cochlear Implant, HiRes 90K ADVANTAGE Cochlear Implant, Advanced Bionics Corporation  325 
Cochlear Implants, MED-EL Corporation  326 
Evera MRI SureScan Defibrillation System  327 
INGENIO MRI Pacemaker, Boston Scientific   328 
ADVANTIO MRI Pacemaker, Boston Scientific  329 
EndoStim Lower Esophagus Stimulation (LES) Stimulation System, EndoStim BV  330 
ProMRI Cardiac Resynchronization Systems (CRT), Cardiac Pacemaker Systems (Biotronik): Exclusion Zone MRI at 1.5-T/64-MHz  331 
ProMRI Cardiac Resynchronization Systems (CRT), Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Systems (ICDs)(Biotronik): Exclusion Zone MRI at 1.5-T/64-MHz  332 
ProMRI Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Systems (ICDs)(Biotronik): Exclusion Zone MRI at 3-T/128-MHz  333 
ProMRI Implantable Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Systems (ICDs) (Biotronik): Full Body MRI at 1.5-T/64-MHz  334 
ProMRI Loop Recorder (Biotronik): Full Body MRI at 1.5-T/64-MHz  335 
ProMRI Cardiac Pacemaker Systems (Biotronik): Exclusion Zone MRI at 1.5-T/64-MHz
 
336 
ProMRI Cardiac Pacemaker Systems (Biotronik): Full Body MRI at 1.5-T/64-MHz
 
337 
Cochlear Implants - Nucleus Cochlear Implants, Cochlear Corporation  338 
Assurity MRI Cardiac Pacemaker System, St. Jude Medical  339 
Endurity MRI Cardiac Pacemaker System, St. Jude Medical  341 
Endurity Cardiac Pacemaker System, St. Jude Medical  343 
Excerpts Pertaining to the Joint Commission’s Revised Requirements for Diagnostic Imaging Services Related to MRI Safety
 
347 
Ellipse Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) System, St. Jude Medical  348 
Durata Defibrillator (ICD) Leads, St. Jude Medical  349 
Optisure Defibrillator (ICD) Leads  350 
LINX Reflux Management System (Torax Medical, Inc., www.toraxmedical.com)  351 
Guidelines for the Management of Patients with Coronary Artery Stents
Referred for MRI Procedures
 
352 
Guidelines for the Management of Patients with Heart Valve Prostheses and Annuloplasty Rings Referred for MRI Procedures  353 
Codman Microsensor ICP (Intracranial Pressure) Monitor Transducer   354 
Neurostimulation System: RNS System
Neuropace
 
355 
Neurostimulation System: Senza Spinal Cord Stimulation System, Nevro Corporation  356 
Neurostimulation System: Pulsante SPG (Sphenopalatine Ganglion) Microstimulator
Autonomic Technologies, Inc.
 
357 
Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS), Stimwave Technologies, Inc., Freedom Spinal Cord Stimulator (SCS) System, Models: FRT4-A001, FRE4-A001  358 
Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) System: Protégé (Protege) MRI Spinal Cord Stimulation System, St. Jude Medical  359 
MRI Contrast Agents: Intracranial Gadolinium Retention  360 
MAGEC System (magnetically-controlled growing rods) (Nuvasive, Inc.)  361 
B1+RMS, The root-mean-square value of the MRI Effective Component of the RF Magnetic (B1) Field  362 
Precision Montage MRI Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) System (Boston Scientific)  363 


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