A 52-year-old member asked:
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I'm wearing a holter monitor i'm just wondering can it detect cardiac arrythmias?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Holter: The purpose of a holter monitor is to detect arrhythmias.
Answered on Aug 18, 2013

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