MRI eligibility Easy choice InterStim™ SureScan™


Proprietary SureScan™ technology allows patients with InterStim™ SureScan™ systems to get full-body* 1.5-and 3-T MRI scans, so you can bring life-changing results1,2 to an even wider range of people. 

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Patient safety is our top priority. Backed by rigorous testing and quality standards, Medtronic SureScan™ MRI systems feature some of the most comprehensive MRI labelling on the market. SureScan™ technology helps ensure patient safety and technician convenience for MRI scans.

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The SureScan™ MRI systems are designed to streamline MRI scans for patients, technicians and clinic staff.

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No impedance check prior to scanning, which is designed to reduce repeat visits and to help patients save time.5

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MRI mode can be easily activated on a smart programmer.5

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All Medtronic InterStim™ MRI systems with SureScan™ technology have the same MRI conditions.

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Dedicated engineers, scientists, and technicians working together at our MRI Centre of Excellence and MRI testing lab developed proprietary SureScan™ technology.
This unique design allows patients receiving sacral neuromodulation. (SNM) therapy to have an MRI scan with confidence.


Siegel. S., Noblett, K, MangelJ. et al. “Five Year Follow-up Results of a Prospective. Multicenter Study in Overactive Bladder Subjects Treated with Sacral Neuromodulation.” J Urol.2018;199(1), 229-236


Hull T. Giese C, Wexner SD, et al. Long-term durability of sacral nerve stimulation therapy for chronic fecal in incontinence. Dis Colon Rectum. 2013:56(2):234-245


Combination of body model. MRI manufacturer, implant location, lead length, & scan type


Medtronic data on file - result of animal studies combined with lab data, computational modeling and statistical methods


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Under certain conditions; see approved labeling for details. Patients with InterStim™ SureScan™ MRI leads only.