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Implanted Medical Devices

A proper investigation of your medical implant will need to be performed by the MRI staff prior to scheduling the your appointment.

If you have any of the following implants you may not be able to be scheduled for an MRI.  

  • Cochlear implants
  • Aneurysm clips
  • Artificial heart valves or stints
  • Insulin pumps
  • Defibrillators
  • Penile implant

If you have an implanted device and have been scheduled to have an MRI exam, please contact us.  Our staff will research the implant and discuss your options regarding your MRI.s