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Re: [IP] Re: MRI etc.



I personally would wonder why all the fuss.  I am a nurse who works in an
MRI unit and I continue to wear my MiniMed 508 on a daily basis and have
never had a single pump problem.  I am in and out of the magnetic field all
day long.  What's the problem????

----- Original Message -----
From: "David Flagg" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Wednesday, January 16, 2002 12:26 PM
Subject: Re: [IP] Re: MRI etc.


> I think the lead might interfere with the MRI.  I can't remember if the
> lead would react with the magnets in the machine.  Jim would you comment,
> please?
>
> David
>
> At 01:14 PM 1/16/02, you wrote:
> >The message below made me wonder if you put the pump in a lead, film
> >protection bag, would there be a problem? Same principle as the lead
> >shield used for protection in x-rays. If there was a way to put the pump
> >in a protective bag far enough away that it wouldn't block the areas of
> >the MRI (you would probably have to use the longer tube for this). It is
> >just a thought.
> >
> >Susan
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