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Implant Today. MRI Ready Tomorrow*

Our Abbott CRT devices, ICDs, ICMs, pacemakers and pacing leads allow full body, 1.5T and 3T MRI scans* ensuring your patients can get the care they need, when they need it.
 

% OF MRI SCANS ARE URGENT OR EMERGENT:

22.7%1

IFU RECOMMENDED WAIT TIME FOR MRI SCAN:

42
DAYS

For Medtronic, Boston Scientific and Biotronik2-4

NO
WAIT


For Abbott*

The 2021 ESC guidelines recommend to follow manufacturer instructions to perform MRI exams in patients with MRI-conditional systems.5

Changes in cardiac pacing and cardiac resynchronization
therapy guideline recommendations since 2013
Management considerations Classa 2021 Classa 2021
In patients with MRI-conditional pacemaker systemsb, MRI can be performed safely following manufacturer instructions. IIa I
In patients with non-MRI-conditional pacemaker systems, MRI should be considered if no alternative imaging mode is available and if no epicardial leads, abandoned or damaged leads, or lead adaptors/extenders are present. IIb IIa

a Class of recommendation.
b Combination of MRI conditional generator and lead(s) from the same manufacturer.

No Wait MRI Allows Timely Diagnosis for Patients

See how one patient’s ischemic stroke was diagnosed within an hour of an Assurity MRI™ pacemaker implant. The quick diagnosis allowed the doctor to prescribe appropriate treatment and medication for the patient without delay.

Continuously-Improving Technology Helps You Provide Even Better Care for Your Patients.

Abbott provides a full portfolio of cardiac devices for immediate access to both 3T and 1.5T MRI scans.* Eliminate the six-week wait time for MRI scans that Medtronic, Boston Scientific and Biotronik recommend.2-4

  • Meets industry-standard MRI testing parameters
  • Shortest delay between implantation and scan feasibility on the market for pacemakers.2-4
  • MR Conditional for full body 1.5T and 3T MRI scans*
Gallant™, Neutrino™ NXT, Entrant™, Assurity MRI™, Endurity MRI™, Confirm RX™ - MR Conditional Features**
MAGENT (TESLA) 1.5T and 3T
SCAN TYPE FULL-BODY
SCANNER MODE NORMAL OPERATING MODE

Talk to Your Sales Rep About All No Wait MRI Has to Offer

MRI-Ready Solutions


These devices are commercially available for use in select international markets.

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* No minimum length of time requirement between implant and MRI scan. Stability of pacing capture thresholds is required prior to MRI scan.

**For additional information about specific MR Conditional and lead model numbers, including warnings, precautions, adverse conditions to MRI scanning and potential adverse events, please refer to the MRI-Ready Systems Manual at medical.abbott/manuals.

References

  1. Strom JB, Whelan JB, Shen C, Zheng SQ, Mortele KJ, Kramer DB. Safety and utility of magnetic resonance imaging in patients with cardiac implantable electronic devices. Heart Rhythm. 2017;14(8):1138-1144. doi:10.1016/j.hrthm.2017.03.039
  2. Medtronic. Medtronic Azure™ MRI Surescan™/Astra™ MRI Surescan™ pacing systems MRI technical manual. 2016 Medtronic, M964377A001 B. Accessed December 18, 2020.
  3. Boston Scientifi c. Imageready™ MR Conditional Pacing Systems MRI technical guide. Boston Scientifi c, 360167-003 EN US 2019-07. Accessed December 18, 2020.
  4. Biotronik. ProMRI System Technical Manual. Biotronik, 5/13/20, MN062r11. Accessed January 11, 2020.
  5. Michael Glikson, Jens Cosedis Nielsen, Mads Brix Kronborg, Yoav Michowitz, Angelo Auricchio, Israel Moshe Barbash, José A Barrabés, Giuseppe Boriani, Frieder Braunschweig, Michele Brignole, Haran Burri, Andrew J S Coats, Jean-Claude Deharo, Victoria Delgado, Gerhard-Paul Diller, Carsten W Israel, Andre Keren, Reinoud E Knops, Dipak Kotecha, Christophe Leclercq, Béla Merkely, Christoph Starck, Ingela Thylén, José Maria Tolosana, ESC Scientific Document Group, 2021 ESC Guidelines on cardiac pacing and cardiac resynchronization therapy: Developed by the Task Force on cardiac pacing and cardiac resynchronization therapy of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) With the special contribution of the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA), European Heart Journal, Volume 42, Issue 35, 14 September 2021, Pages 3427–3520, https://doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehab364

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