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For Implantable Cardiac Devices
Many medical procedures will not affect your heart device; however, certain medical procedures can result in serious injury, damage to your heart device, or device malfunction. Before undergoing any medical procedure, it is recommended that you advise your treating doctor or dentist that you have an implanted heart device and consult with your heart doctor to evaluate any possible associated risk.
If the item is used as intended and in good working condition, there is no known risk:
Acceptable with Precautions
Inform your treating physician that you have a heart device implanted and/or consult with your heart doctor/clinic.
Medical procedures that require some precautions:
Maintain at least the recommended distance between the item and your heart device:
12-Inch Distance (30 cm)
Unless the device is MR-Conditional, then see MRI guidelines for that device. Visit www.mrisurescan.com for more information.