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Implantable Monitor

Implantable monitorThe implantable monitor is a small device that is inserted under the skin (similar to a pacemaker) and functions like an event monitor.

Who needs an implantable monitor?

This device is typically recommended for patients who have passing-out spells every three to 12 months and in whom other tests have not determined a cause.

How is the monitor implanted?

The technique involved with inserting this monitor is similar to a pacemaker insertion. However, the incision is smaller, no wires need to be placed in the heart, and the procedure is usually performed on an outpatient basis.


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