Ensuring precise assessment through continuous monitoring
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Holter monitoring is a technique of continuously monitoring the electrical activity of a patients heart using a special device known as a Holter monitor. It is somewhat similar to an electrocardiogram, however,in this case, the monitoring is done for 24 hours or even more. This involves sticking tiny electrode patches on the patients chest and abdomen, which are connected to a small, portable machine using leads.
Holter monitoring makes it responsible to measure and record electrical impulses generated by the heart to detect any unusual change and abnormality, which could be linked to an underlying heart condition, such as stress-induced arrhythmia.
Holter monitoring may be recommended to assess and determine the underlying cause of occasional chest pain and other symptoms like breathlessness, syncope and lightheadedness, in cases where other modalities like TMT don't work.
It may also be recommended for:
Holter Monitoring is broadly classified and based on the technique that is used:ENQUIRE NOW
The monitors have wires to connect them to the patient’s chest, however, the data is transmitted to the doctors online via cell phones.
The monitors do not record heart rhythm continuously but only when any symptoms are being experienced
These are quite small, and often worn as a wristwatch. They are to be activated manually once the symptoms start
These are as small as a cell phone. These continuously monitor the heart rhythm but do not store any data unless you press the button.
These do not need to be started and function continuously. They automatically record the activities without any command.
You may be recommended to go for angioplasty if you are experiencing any of the following symptoms linked to coronary artery disease, which are not responding to medication and lifestyle modifications:
If your heart rhythm is not normal
Thumping sensation in your chest
If you feel lightheaded
If you feel weak or tired often
If you faint or lose consciousness
If you fall short of breath
If you have unusual chest pain
If your BP is below normal
Various Advantages of Holter Monitoring are:
It is a non-invasive procedure and you will not experience any pain or discomfort
The device is small and portable, making it convenient for you to carry
Holter monitoring can effectively help to diagnose irregularities in heart rhythm
The device helps to assess how your heart responds to factors like exertion and stress
Yes, there are certain restrictions that are to be kept in mind while wearing a Holter Monitor. These are listed below:
A Holter Monitor can be worn for anywhere between 24 to 48 hours.
Experts recommended Holter Monitoring to diagnose and assess Arrhythmias.
Yes, a Holter Monitor can be worn even when one is sleeping.
If you think that something is wrong with your Holter Monitor, do not take it out on your own and connect with your doctor for any assistance.
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