Implantable cardiac monitor
Occassional syncopal attacks.
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Frontal chest radiograph shows a subcutaneously placed implantable cardiac monitor (of the size of a pendrive) overlying the left side of cardiac shadow.
50 year old male with occassional syncopal attacks underwent implantable cardiac monitor placement to record the abnormal ECG rhythms.
Frontal chest radiograph shows the implantable cardiac monitor overlying the left lower chest.
These cardiac monitors are subcutaneously placed and are small enough to be placed for long term monitoring (for upto 2-3 years).
- 1. RITSUKO KOHNO, MD, PhD,1 TEERAPAT NANTSUPAWAT, MD,1 and DAVID G. BENDITT, MD1:Trends in Subcutaneous Cardiac Monitoring Technology:The Journal of Innovations in Cardiac Rhythm Management, 9 (2018), 3247–3255.