AutoMRI™

Less time, more flexibility.1

AutoMRI mode is the world’s first pacemaker technology capable of detecting an MRI field and automatically switching to asynchronous mode.

Healthcare Professionals Cardiac Rhythm Management Pacemakers AutoMRI™

Making MRI scans easy and safe for pacemaker patients.1

The presence of cardiovascular comorbidities and others such as stroke, cancer and osteoarthritis require pacemaker patients to undergo MRI scans.2,–4

We designed the AutoMRI feature with both patients and physicians in mind, ensuring these costly procedures are as hassle-free as they are safe and effective.1,5,6

Take the work out of workflow.1,6

  • One flexible visit only
  • Auto switch back to initial configuration
  • Minimum time in asynchronous mode

How does it work?1

  • MRI mode is set to ‘Auto’ and time window for strong magnetic field detection is set (up to 48 hours)
  • Patient enters MRI: Device detects strong magnetic field and automatically switches to asynchronous mode
  • 5 minutes after MRI: Device automatically switched back to initial settings
AUTOMRI workflow 3

Benefits of AutoMRI

  • One flexible visit: As the device switches back to initial settings after the MRI scan, there is no need for the patient to have a second visit to their cardiologist
  • Optimal patient experience:6 AutoMRI ensures that asynchronous mode is activated for the least amount of time possible
Auto MRI Benefits

Availability of select products and their functions varies by country. Please check with your representative for further information.

REFERENCES

  1. Sorin MRI solutions manual (Kora 250 U641 – Kora 100 U201) available at www.microportmanuals.com
  2. Gorina Y, et al. Trends in Causes of Death among Older Persons in the United States. National Center for Health Statistics 2006.
  3. Helmick CG, et al. Estimates of the prevalence of arthritis and other rheumatic conditions in the United States. Part II. Arthritis & Rheumatism. 2008;58:15–35.
  4. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) available at RadiologyInfo.org. 2014.
  5. Irnich W and Weiler G. The problems associated with asynchronous pacing stimulation. Rechtsmediz. 2009;19:152–6.