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Heart Studies & Tests

Heart Studies & Tests

Holter Monitor & Event Recorder

Holter Monitoring - To detect irregular heart rhythms, patients wear a Walkman-size recording box attached to their chest by five adhesive electrode patches for 24-48 hours.

Event Recorder - Patients carry or wear a pager-sized event recording box or patch so they can make a one- to two-minute recording of their heart rhythm when they actually experience symptoms. This is useful for patients with relatively infrequent and brief symptoms.

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