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Can a loop monitor pick up ventricular tachycardia? Does it look different than sinus tachycardia? If so how?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Loop monitor

ventricular tachycardia looks different from sinus tachycardia.
It is not usual to confuse them. A loop monitor can demonstrate either or both rhythms if they occur while the monitor is in place and working

In brief: Loop monitor

ventricular tachycardia looks different from sinus tachycardia.
It is not usual to confuse them. A loop monitor can demonstrate either or both rhythms if they occur while the monitor is in place and working
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: EVENT MONITOR

Event monitor is better to make the diagnosis .
You also need a full lab workup /ECHO/THALIUM SCAN. If it can not be documented, you need to see a Cardiologist with EPS specialty to perform an EPS to document the type of arythmia

In brief: EVENT MONITOR

Event monitor is better to make the diagnosis .
You also need a full lab workup /ECHO/THALIUM SCAN. If it can not be documented, you need to see a Cardiologist with EPS specialty to perform an EPS to document the type of arythmia
Dr. John Feola
Dr. John Feola
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