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Medtronic Reveal Loop Recorder
What happens if someone goes into cardiac arrest and they have a LINQ Reveal loop recorder implant? Is it still safe to defibrillate with AED??
Medtronic's: This is a question for the manufacturer and their engineers. Google Medtronic's @: http://www.medtronicdiagnostics.com/us/cardiac-monitors/reveal-linq/ ...Read more
I am having a Loop recorder implanted on Tuesday. Do I need sedation for this procedure or can I be awake?
I Had a loop recorder implanted 2 weeks ago. I sunbathe everyday for 20 minutes. Is this safe with the device? It can direct sunlight damage it?
Can i box with an ilr (implantable loop recorder) ? ,i have vassodepressor syndrome and take fludracortison
I had a LINQ cardiac loop recorder implanted 8 months ago. I still get mild pains near the device from time to time. Is this normal?
Not unusual: Mild discomfort at the site of implanted devices is not unusual. However significant pain, tenderness or redness is concerning and should be reported to the specialist who performed the procedure. ...Read more
I have a loop recorder placed in my chest. I need an MRI and I am wondering if it is safe? The manual says my device is MRI conditional??
An MRI machine may aan MRI machine may adversely affect the Data recorded by the loop recorderin addition the strong magnetic field from the MRI machine may cause movement of the device but would not be considered a safety hazar: The loop recorder does not contain any lead wires or conductive material. However the magnetic field produced by an MRI machine may adversely affect the data stored by the implantable loop recorder or and the device should be interrogated prior to undergoing an MRI.The device does contain magnetic components and strong magnetic field associated with the MRI may apply a mechanical force leading to The device does contain magnetic components and strong magnetic field associated with the MRI may apply a mechanical force leading to slight movement of the devicehowever would not be considered a safety hazardThe device itself would not be permanently disrupted however the data recorded by it might be ...Read more