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Loop recorder

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

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Syncope for investigation.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Chest

Lungs and pleural spaces are clear. Cardiomediastinal contour is within normal limits for projection. No free subdiaphragmatic gas. Loop recorder projects over the left chest.

Case Discussion

Implantable loop recorders are a subcutaneous device that records cardiac events. It is used in the investigation of syncope. 

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Case information

rID: 27777
Published: 19th Feb 2014
Last edited: 24th Oct 2020
System: Cardiac, Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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