Ambulatory ECG (Holter) Monitor is a small, portable electrocardiographic device that you wear during your normal daily activities, including sleep. It provides a round-the-clock recording of your heart rhythm.
What are the benefits of Holter monitoring?
This is a non-invasive outpatient tool which provides excellent evaluation for patients with palpitations or irregular heart rhythms occurring sporadically and are thus difficult to detect with a conventional ECG (electrocardiogram) in the clinic.
Your doctor will use this test to:
Example of Atrial Fibrillation (most common irregular heart rhythm) picked up on a Holter tracing in a patient complaining of intermittent palpitations.
Who will benefit from this test?
Patients with symptoms of
How is the test performed?
How to prepare for the test
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