Loop recorder

Case contributed by Dr Hein Els


Cardiac device

Patient Data

Age: 44
Gender: Female

An insertable loop recorder is present in the left upper chest area.

Case Discussion

Insertable 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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Case information

rID: 30776
Case created: 3rd Sep 2014
Last edited: 5th May 2017
Systems: Chest, Cardiac
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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