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A 27-year-old female asked:

how and where is a device implanted under the skin by an electrophysiologist to do a 30 day monitor of the heart to check for arrhythmias?

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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
It is not: Placed under the skin but on top of the skin and can be removed for showering
Dr. Volkan Tuzcu
Pediatric Cardiology 31 years experience
Ilr: We as electrophysiologists implant these devices called ILR frequently , they can stay with monitoring capability for 3 years not just 1 month

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