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Ecg vs cardiac event monitor--cannot afford to do both. Which is more informative?
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Ecg
The two tests are different, ask you doctor which one is more likely to give the information the doctor requires to take care of you.

In brief: Ecg
The two tests are different, ask you doctor which one is more likely to give the information the doctor requires to take care of you.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Depends
On the indication.
If you have frequent, but not constant, palpitations, an ECG which lasts about 10 seconds won't catch it while a 24 hour recording has a much better chance. If the test is a for another reason e.g., pre-op testing, the ECG is all that's needed.

In brief: Depends
On the indication.
If you have frequent, but not constant, palpitations, an ECG which lasts about 10 seconds won't catch it while a 24 hour recording has a much better chance. If the test is a for another reason e.g., pre-op testing, the ECG is all that's needed.
Dr. Bennett Werner
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