Holter monitor

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Hol·ter monitor

 (hōl′tər)
n.
A portable device used to measure the electrical activity of the heart over an extended period of time, allowing detection of intermittent arrhythmias and other electrical disturbances.

[After Norman J. Holter (1914-1983), American biophysicist who developed the device.]
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Electrocardiogram recording and analysis were carried out using the FDA-cleared Zio by iRhythm ambulatory monitoring patch.
7 mm Hg, as measured by 24-hour ambulatory monitoring.
The pilot study of 23 subjects looked at blood pressure readings taken in the clinic as well as readings taken from ambulatory monitoring devices in order to obtain systolic and diastolic numbers over a 24-hour period.
We need to push to make ambulatory monitoring more available.
Dr Oparil said that in Britain, this sort of ambulatory monitoring is required before a doctor can diagnose high blood pressure.
Hie concept of ambulatory monitoring of glucose data is analogous to ambulatory monitoring of heart rate and rhythm using Holter monitoring or ambulatory monitoring of blood pressure to determine when and what changes to prescribed therapy are necessary.
Unfortunately, he said, the accuracy of fitness gadgets in use today is not sufficient for many diagnostic applications, and he called for a low-power wearable ambulatory monitoring multisensory platform that could deliver medical-quality data.
It discusses pharmacology (diuretics, vasodilators and neurohormone modulators, positive inotropic drugs, antilipid agents, and antithrombotic and antiplatelet agents); diagnosis, including history and examination, imaging, electrocardiograms, exercise testing, nuclear medicine, hemodynamics and coronary physiology, biopsy, and angiography; and electrophysiology, with discussion of arrhythmia mechanisms, drugs, syncope, atrial fibrillation, tachycardia, bradycardia and heart block, cardiac resynchronization therapy, ambulatory monitoring, cardiac arrest and resuscitation, and risk stratification for sudden cardiac death.
00 Rural and agricultural sub river basin of Man and ambulatory monitoring - monitoring of protection through patrols to 34,823.
There will be five scientific sessions on February 25th and the topics which will be discussed include evaluation of burden of the disease, recent guidelines on hypertension, white cot hypertension, ambulatory monitoring and role of GPs, recent advances in management of hypertension, interventional management of resistant hypertension, metabolic syndrome and hypertension, diabetes mellitus and hypertension, endocrine diseases and hypertension, hypertension in special groups and urgencies.
Because blood pressure varies throughout the day and with different activities, ambulatory monitoring gives a more comprehensive picture of a person's hypertension risk, according to the study.
Researchers followed 8,295 people with resistant hypertension for 24 hours using ambulatory monitoring that recorded their blood pressure every 20 minutes.

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