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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Holter monitor: Study shows the cardiac rhythm for the period the monitor is recording and the association with recorded symptoms.

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ahlering
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Talk to your Doctor: Holter Monitor used to look for abnormal heartbeats or patterns of heartbeats. They are often missed on basic ecg(EKG). The causes and types of findin ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Rubenstein
20 years experience Cardiology
No.: No, it is not waterproof; the lead patches will not stay on. You will have to wait until after the monitor is removed.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ahlering
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Talk to your Doctor: Holter Monitor used to look for abnormal heartbeats or patterns of heartbeats. They are often missed on basic ecg(EKG). The causes and types of findin ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
26 years experience Pediatrics
Irregular heart beat: A holter monitors your heart rhythm with an ekg over a long period of time, like a full day or two. Looks for causes of irregular heart beat, faintin ... Read More
A 75-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
$350: In the US the average cost of a Holter monitor 24 hour test is $350.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Holter monitor: The study requires ordering by a licensed physician. Any physician can order the study. They are performed by some drs. Offices and most hospitals and ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Milunski
37 years experience Cardiology
Holter monitor: It depends on the patient's symptoms and the frequency that they occur. Holter monitors are useful for picking up arrhythmias that occur on a frequent ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mathew Chengot
43 years experience Cardiology
Recording of heart b: Period of continuous recording of ones hear beat on a recorder and replay to detect irregularities.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
NO SIGNIFICANT: Abnormalities of heart rhythm while you wore it.

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