Absolute contraindications for taking an MRI scan include the. presence of all except
|C||External fixation devices|
|D||Internal orthopedic hardware.|
Internal orthopedic hardware
a. Internal orthopedic hardware and orthopedic prostheses are safe to scan.
b. Absolute contra indications are aneurysm clips, cardiac pacemakers, automatic gefibrillators, biostimulators, implanted infusion devices, internal hearing aids, metallic orbital foreign bodies.
c. Cardiac valve prosthesis are safe to scan with the exception of the pre-6000 series of Starr Edwards valves