Loop recorder

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Syncope for investigation.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male


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: 16th Jul 2018
System: Cardiac, Chest
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