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Should a person who has had cardiac ablation avoid having mris done on a knee or elbow?
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Dr. Jason Rubenstein
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No.
Cardiac ablation (as long as no device was implanted) is not a contraindication for MRI of any body part.

In brief: No.
Cardiac ablation (as long as no device was implanted) is not a contraindication for MRI of any body part.
Dr. Jason Rubenstein
Dr. Jason Rubenstein
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Dr. John Garner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: Nope
You're good to go.
If you've had a pacemaker or defibrillator though, these are (with extremely rare exception) not mri-compatible.

In brief: Nope
You're good to go.
If you've had a pacemaker or defibrillator though, these are (with extremely rare exception) not mri-compatible.
Dr. John Garner
Dr. John Garner
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Dr. Mark Stern
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: No
No metal is left in after an ablation so it should be ok.

In brief: No
No metal is left in after an ablation so it should be ok.
Dr. Mark Stern
Dr. Mark Stern
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