Whether it’s a slip on an icy sidewalk or a routine diagnostic scan, it’s safe to say we’ll all need an MRI someday. In fact, in the Unites States alone, more than 100,000 MRI scans are performed daily. For cochlear implant recipients, MRI safety is especially important, because every cochlear implant has an internal magnet.
Whether it’s a routine knee scan at a busy clinic or emergency imaging after a car crash, immediate MRI access is essential. For every cochlear implant recipient, there are additional MRI instructions that need to be followed, but not all cochlear implants offer the same degree of MRI safety.** We understand that for radiologists, having