The patient scanning process refers to the steps that must be followed to help ensure patient safety during an MRI scan. On this page, you will find instructions for determining if a patient with a Medtronic SureScan™ System meets the criteria to receive an MRI, as well as instructions to follow before, during, and after an MRI scan.
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Normal Operating Mode
First Level Controlled Operating Mode or Normal Operating Mode
*This includes visual and verbal contact with the patient and monitoring heart rate using instrumentation such as pulse oximetry or electrocardiography.
Download the SureScan Systems Patient Scanning Process PDF for a complete outline of the responsibilities of radiology and cardiology professionals.
This document provides detailed instructions for determining if a patient with a Medtronic SureScan™ CRT (CRT-D and CRT-P), ICD, or Pacing System meets the criteria to receive an MRI.