Implantable Loop Recorder Placement

In this procedure a small monitor is placed under the skin to monitor the heart for abnormal heart rhythms.  It is often useful in determining the cause of syncope (link to condition), strokes, or palpitations in addition to trying to characterizing a patient’s atrial fibrillation.
Preparation for procedure:
  1. Do not eat or drink anything after midnight, other small sips of water with your medications, prior to the procedure unless instructed by your doctor.
  2. Depending on your other medical conditions you will often be discharged the same day as the procedure.
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