A 23-year-old male asked:
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got a 3 lead ecg holter i bought shows 1 line of waves. can these detect ischemia?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
No: Even with a 12 lead EKG, ischemia is often not detectable at rest.
Answered on Jun 2, 2014

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Usually: CHEST leads.....Leads V1 and V2 AND V6 Hope this is helpful Dr Z
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Health Tap Prime: You have to request prime for file evaluation.You have to pay for that. You can ask your doctor to explain.

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