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What Type Of Doctor Can Order A Holter Monitor
Any doctor: Primary care doctors often order a holter monitor (which records heart rhythm for 24 - 48 hours) to evaluate palpitations and they are interpreted most often by internists and cardiologists. It is very helpful for the wearer to mark the moment they are experiencing symptoms by depressing a button on the device. This allows the physician to correlate the rhythm at the moment of the symptoms. ...Read more
Holter monitor result, Total SV Ectopic 12063, Total V Isolated 16 , SV Isolated 12057.
Doctor says Ok, Do you agree?
Holter result: The numbers in the report in and of themselves are not a big deal. Holter reports have to be taken in the context of the patient and their whole story, that isn't here. As your doctor says the study is OK, that is likely correct. This is the more so since you list a stress test and a cath and I presume they too were OK ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My doc said i need to schedule a follow up visit to get echo and holter monitor tests read. Does it mean something is wrong ? I am so worried !
No: A follow up appointment to discuss test results is fairly common, even if test results are normal. ...Read more
Cardiologist is Best: I believe in certain areas a Holter Monitor test can be ordered by some well-trained non physicians. The results and what they tell your medical professional can be very specific and errors in care could have a dramatic negative impact on you!! The basic interpretation will come from the Cardiologist (M.D.) who reports the results in writing. Be certain to get personal answers from your doctor!! ...Read more
Had 5-day holter monitor. Had palpitations. Doc gave reason, but said not serious. What could cause palps every couple minutes if not harmful?
Need more info: The most likely cause are pvcs. By themselves, they are generally not harmful. If you continue to have annoying symptoms, ask to see a cardiac electrophysiologist. They may be able to prescribe medicine that could control your symptoms or offer a procedure to fix the problem. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers