Guidelines For St. Jude Medical™ MR Conditional Pacing Systems

Guidelines for St. Jude Medical™ MR Conditional Pacing Systems

Background

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a medical imaging technique used in radiology to visualize detailed internal structures.

This letter is being provided in response to your request for information about magnetic resonance imaging from St. Jude Medical, an Abbott company, and St. Jude Medical™ MR Conditional pacing systems™. The St. Jude Medical™ MR Conditional pacing system™ includes a St. Jude Medical™ MR Conditional pulse generator™ connected to St. Jude Medical™ MR Conditional leads™.

MRI Conditional systems

To check whether a system is MR Conditional, please visit http://mri.merlin.net/.

From the dropdown menus:

  • Select the appropriate country
  • Select the appropriate MRI device
  • Select the appropriate lead(s)

The scan regions and the whole body SAR/RF power will be provided based upon the above information.

Viewing MRI product manuals

For additional information, click the “product manual” link at the bottom of the website page listed above, which brings up the website https://manuals.sjm.com/. Alternatively, you may contact St. Jude Medical CRM Technical Services to obtain this manual.

  • Click on the appropriate continent
  • Select the appropriate country
  • Select the preferred language and press the [Continue] button
  • Enter product or model number (Note: Typing in “MRI” will bring up all MRI manuals for that country)
  • Under the “Choose a Segment” dropdown menu, select “Cardiac Rhythm Management”
  • If the user wishes, the user may select the appropriate category and family from the “Choose a Category” and “Choose a Family” dropdown menus
  • Press the [Search] button
  • Select the appropriate PDF link for the manual the user wishes to view (for example, the “MRI-Ready Systems Manual” contains information regarding scanning parameters, MRI checklists, MRI settings, how to use the SJM MRI Activator™ device, instructions for radiologists and MRI techs, etc.).

Additional MRI information

For further information on St. Jude Medical MR Conditional pacing systems, please visit https://sjm.com/mriready.

If you have any questions, please contact St. Jude Medical CRM Technical Services.

PDF Guidelines for Abbott's St. Jude Medica™ MR Conditional Pacing Systems (81.5kb)

April 2017