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Table 3 Device characteristics and safety issues

From: Clinical experience regarding safety and diagnostic value of cardiovascular magnetic resonance in patients with a subcutaneous implanted cardioverter/defibrillator (S-ICD) at 1.5 T

ParameterValue
MR-conditional, n (%)23 (100%)
S-ICD device model A 209, n (%)23 (100%)
Electrode model, n (%)
 340112 (52%)
 35019 (39%)
 30102 (9%)
Safety issues associated with CMR, n (%)
Death0 (0%)
Device replacement0 (0%)
Electrical reset0 (0%)
Change of impedance0 (0%)
Change in battery voltage0 (0%)
VT/VF/hemodynamic instability0 (0%)
PVC during CMR8 (35%)
Loss of device alarm12 (52%)
  1. MR magnetic resonance; PVC premature ventricular complex; VF ventricular fibrillation; VT ventricular tachycardia