All VNS Therapy patients can get an MRI, provided specific guidelines are followed. VNS Therapy was the first device for drug-resistant epilepsy that is FDA-approved for 1.5T and 3T MRI.3
To ensure the safe application of an MRI scan for patients with VNS Therapy*, please answer our questionnaire.
To ensure effective communication with the MRI center, complete and print the Patient MRI Form. Send with the patient to their MRI appointment.
*Applies to completely intact and functioning implant. For special cases (potential lead break, partially explanted systems, remaining lead segments with intact system), please refer to the MRI Instructions for Use.