Cochlear Receives FDA Approval for MRI on Several Implants

mri-magnetom-skyra-mediaviewer_10-00092827-10The US FDA Approves many Cochlear (brand) implants for 1.5T MRI with magnet in place with the use of the Cochlear Nucleus Implant Bandage and Splint Kit, and for 3.0T MRI with magnet removed.

The following Nucleus Profile and Freedom implants are covered with this approval:

• Nucleus Profile: CI512, CI522, CI532
• Nucleus CI24RE: CI422, CI24REH, CI24RE(CA), and CI24RE(ST)

*Does not apply to CI24R, CI24M, CI22M

FDA notice of PMA supplement approval

Credits to Bob MacPherson for coming up with the scoop!