Questions and Answers – Heart Valve Repair Heart Valve Disease
All heart valve repair products are safe with x-ray examinations.
Medtronic heart valve repair products have been tested and found to be safe with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Contact Medtronic LifeLine CardioVascular Technical Support for complete details.
Airport security systems have no effect on our heart valve repair products. They are unlikely to set off airport security alarms, depending on the sensitivity of the security settings.
Learn More: Transportation Safety Administration website.
None of these items will cause problems with your heart valve repair product.
Information on this site should not be used as a substitute for talking with your doctor. Always talk with your doctor about diagnosis and treatment information.