Magnetic resonance imaging of patients with epicardial leads: in vitro evaluation of temperature changes at the lead tip

ConclusionStandard clinical MRI investigations may result in pronounced heating at the tip of epicardial electrodes. Epicardial leads, which are not connected to a pacemaker and thus mimicking abandoned leads, may even result in a more pronounced rise in temperature at the lead tip. Therefore, current epicardial pacing systems may carry a substantial risk of inducing thermal damage of the neighboring tissue during MRI scanning.
Source: Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research

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