Implantable loop recorder

Case contributed by Hein Els

Presentation

Cardiac device

Patient Data

Age: 44
Gender: Female
x_ray

An implantable loop recorder is present in the medial aspect of the left breast, projecting over the left cardiac border.

Case Discussion

Implantable loop recorders (ILR) are used in patients with syncope, palpitations, atrial fibrillation (current or risk for) and in the post-myocardial infarction setting for risk stratification. 

MRI safety: conditional

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