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SureScan™ MRI technology

Proprietary SureScan™ MRI technology is what enables patients with the InterStim X™ or InterStim™ Micro system to get full-body* 1.5 and 3T MRI scans.

Interstim X micro leads

Watch experts discuss considerations for scanning patients with neurostimulators, advantages of B1+RMS, and InterStim™ SureScan™ MRI labeling. - (38:21)

Full-body* 1.5 and 3T scans

MRI technicians trust the SureScan™ MRI brand for its simple, convenient, and streamlined workflow.

  • SureScan™ MRI technology enables patients with an InterStim X™ or InterStim™ Micro system to get full-body* 1.5 and 3T MRI scans
  • No impedance checks required prior to MRI scans
  • Scans allowed even if patients have had out-of-range impedances
  • MRI mode is easy to activate or deactivate on a smart programmer without clinician or Medtronic interaction
  • Digital display for clear confirmation of MRI mode activation
Handheld device screen showing that MRI Mode is activated and that the patient is MRI Conditional full body scan eligible.

The most common adverse events associated with sacral neuromodulation include pain at implant sites, new pain, lead migration, infection, technical or device problems, adverse change in bowel or voiding function, and undesirable stimulation or sensations. Any of these may require additional surgery or cause return of symptoms.

Experience matters

Built upon more than 19 years of MRI research, 10 million simulated patient scans, and more than 1.2 million unique scanning scenarios, Medtronic SureScan™ MRI systems offer uncompromised MRI access.

Activating MRI mode

Patients should place the InterStim™ system in MRI mode before the MRI scan and outside of the MRI scanner room. When MRI mode is activated with the smart programmer, stimulation is turned off and the “In MRI Mode” screen appears, showing MRI scan eligibility.

InterStim Micro systems which include a handheld device for the InterStim Micro and InterStim II products for Sacral neuromodulation (SNM) uses mild electrical stimulation of the sacral nerve for bladder and bowel control.

MRI guidelines

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