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24 Hour Holter Monitor

A Holter Monitor  is a continuous recording of your heart’s activity for a period of 24 hours.

This Holter Monitor is used to help detect possible heart related problems such as:

  • Irregular heart beats
  • Dizziness and fainting.

This is also used to monitor areas such: Effects of the heart drugs and pacemaker functions.

How Does a Holter Monitor work ?

  • 5 cables will connect the skin sensors to a small recorder.
  • The recorder is small enough to allow you to continue your daily activities.
  • The recorder will continuously record your hearts activities for the next 24 hours and will stop automatically.
  • Hook up time is approximately 15 minutes and disconnection time is approximately 5 minutes.

Patient Instruction:

  • Shower or bathe just prior to your appointment
  • Do not use creams, powders or perfumes.
  • Wear a comfortable top that opens in the front.
  • For Men be aware that shaving will be required to remove any chest hair where the sensors will be attached.