Holter Heart Monitor

The American Heart Association explains what a Holter Monitor is and its uses.
A Holter monitor is a small, battery-powered medical device that measures your heart's activity, such as rate and rhythm. Your doctor may ask you to use one if .
A Holter monitor is a small recorder that makes a nonstop electrocardiogram (e-LECK-tro-KAR-dee-o-gram) or EKG of the heart over a full 24-hour period.
In medicine, a Holter monitor (often simply Holter) is a type of ambulatory electrocardiography. The Holter's most common use is for monitoring ECG heart activity (electrocardiography or ECG). Its extended recording period is sometimes .
Even if you've had an ECG, you may still need to wear a holter monitor. ECGs only monitor your heartbeat for a short time - which isn't always long enough to .
The Holter monitor is a type of portable electrocardiogram (ECG). It records the electrical activity of the heart continuously over 24 hours or longer while you are .
Holter and event monitors are small, portable electrocardiogram devices that record your heart's electrical activity for long periods of time while you do your .
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