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How Do You Read Holter Heart Monitor Results
Like an EKG: A holter monitor is basically a 24-hour-long ekg. It is used to monitor people for arrhythmias when a normal ekg isn't able to catch it due to its short length. The doctor will be able to read the ekg strip and look for skipped beats, irregular rhythms, or sites generating extra electrical signals. The doctor can also look at your diary to see if what you are complaining about correlate with ekg. ...Read more
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
I had a 24 hr holter (heart monitor) and it said everything was norm but i had "rare" pvc's is this normal?
Yes: Nearly everyone gets an occasional pvc.Get a more detailed answer ›
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I had 2 normal ekg, normal echo and a good heart monitor results does that mean I am ok with my heart.
48 HR heart monitor results "infrequent ectopy with no atrial ectopics and 0.1% of heart beat being ectopic" please explain in laymans terms?
Few extra beats: Ectopy means essentially "extra beats" usually coming earlier than expected in your normal heart rhythm cycle. Atrial ectopics come from the upper part of the heart and are often benign. Ventricular ectopics come from the lower chamber of the heart. A frequency of 0.1% is very low. Continue to monitor with your doctor! ...Read more
My arrythmia nurse hasent mentioned vegal nerve tone i've had ep study wihich was normal but fast heart echo wins normal but 3 ecgs abnormal waiting on 7 day heart monitor results this has been going on since july i need to find out what's wrong me?
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