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Abstract #0485

Specific Absorption Rate, dB/dt, and Device Parameters Following MRI of Patients with Implanted Cardiac Devices

Amir Ali Rahsepar1, Rozann Hansford1, Michael A. Guttman1, Valeria Castro1, Diana McVeigh1, Stefan Zimmermann1, John Kirsch2, Henry R. Halperin1, and Saman Nazarian1

1Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, United States, 2Siemens Medical Solutions

This large prospective study showed that the previously suggested SAR limit of 2 W/kg can be unduly restrictive. No other MRI characteristics appear to predict changes in device system parameters.

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