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MRI Guidelines - Generator Location

The latest VNS Therapy technology with expanded MRI access allows patients to obtain quality MRI scans

MRI Safety

VNS Therapy systems are MR Conditional and safe in the MR environment as long as certain conditions are met.

Please review the available MRI Resources

Complete MRI Safety Information

For full MRI and VNS Therapy safety information, please review the MRI with VNS Therapy manual.

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MRI Quick Guide

Quick reference guide for safe use of VNS Therapy in the MR environment.


Patient MRI Form

To ensure effective communication with the MRI center, download and complete the form. Send with the patient to their MRI appointment.

Download Patient MRI Form

Questions about VNS Therapy and MRI

Please review the frequently asked questions about VNS Therapy and MRI safety.

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Determine MRI scan conditions for your patient

To ensure the safe application of an MRI scan for patients with VNS Therapy*, answer the questions below.

*Applies to completely intact and functioning implant. For special cases (potential lead breaks, partially explanted systems, remaining lead segments with intact system), please refer to the MRI Instructions for Use.

  Question 1 What is the model of the generator implanted in the patient?
Updated April 2021

This website is intended for healthcare professionals in Australia. VNS Therapy™ for drug-resistant epilepsy is not available in all regions - please refer to your country-specific labeling.