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I understand that the latest literature indicates that you should wait at least one year after having a cardiac stent inserted before you have an MRI of the kidney or heart area. Anyone hear the same?
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You will need to avoid having an MRI test for six weeks.  https://www.fhshealth.org/DI_proced/stent.html

If you have a metal stent placed, you shouldn’t have a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) test within the first couple of months after the procedure.
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/dci/Diseases/stents/stents_all.html

Do not have a MRI within eight weeks of stent implant.
http://www.mainlinehealth.org/mlh/centprog/heart/article_2297.asp

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) of single or two overlapping
CYPHER® Stents has been shown to be safe in MRI units with
a magnetic strength of three Tesla or less. Notify your doctor
that you have a CYPHER® Stent before you have an MRI
medical scan.
http://www.cordislabeling.com/pdf/5462872_3.pdf
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