Ambulatory electrocardiogram monitoring devices for evaluating transient loss of consciousness or other related symptoms

In this report, based on our clinical experience, we review the usefulness of ambulatory ECG monitoring devices, especially of ELR, for evaluating T-LOC and other potentially arrhythmia-related symptoms. Specifically, we focus on the use of ELR and ICM for evaluating Japanese patients with T-LOC.
Source: Journal of Arrhythmia - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research

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