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Re: [IP] MRI and Pump

At 08:19 PM 7/16/02, you wrote:
>Hi, i am getting a MRI done of my shoulder/neck area on thursday. when i set
>up the appt i told them i wear a pump. She asked if i could take it off, i
>said yeh, without even qustioning it. Does anyone know will i have to take my
>pump off? Thanks Eileen

Yes, you need to take it off.  That kind of magnetic field would mess upp 
the pump. They should have an area outside of the magnetic field that you 
can place it while they do the test.

David (been there, done that)
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