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Dr. Joshua Liberman
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Holter Monitor (Definition)

Period of continuous recording of ones hear beat on a recorder and ...Read more


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I have had chest pain for the last year. I have had ekgs, electrocardiogram, holter monitor, mammogram, ultrasound. Should MRI? left side pain Always.

I have had chest pain for the last year. I have had ekgs, electrocardiogram, holter monitor, mammogram, ultrasound. Should MRI? left side pain Always.

Esophageal origin: Have seen several cases with similar symptoms and neg cardiax work up. Eound related to distal esophageal inflammation with some mediastinal extension causing symptoms as defined on esophagoscopy. Partly due to reflux. Omeprazole may help. ...Read more

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What does the holter monitor show ?

Holter monitor: Study shows the cardiac rhythm for the period the monitor is recording and the association with recorded symptoms. ...Read more

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How to read holter monitor results?

How to read holter monitor results?

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 findings are numerous. Care must be individualized to you!! Ask your Doctor. Everyone skips a few to several hundred heartbeats in 24 hours, but the pattern is very important. Go over your results with the person who ordered your test. Good Luck! ...Read more

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How to read my holter monitor results?

How to read my holter monitor results?

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 findings are numerous. Care must be individualized to you!! Ask your Doctor. Everyone skips a few to several hundred heartbeats in 24 hours, but the pattern is very important. Go over your results with the person who ordered your test. Good Luck! ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a holter monitor?

What does it mean to have a holter monitor?

24 hour monitor: A holter monitor records a person's heart rhythm for 24 hours. It can be used to monitor heart rate, intervals on an electrocardiogram, and look for abnormal heart beats. ...Read more

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How common is it for someone to need a holter monitor?

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, usually daily basis since the monitor is in place for 24-48 hours. Arrhythmias that occur less frequently are better detected with a 30 day ambulatory event monitor. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: holter monitor?

Recording of heart b: Period of continuous recording of ones hear beat on a recorder and replay to detect irregularities. ...Read more