Holter monitor

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Hol·ter monitor

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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traditional 24hr Holter electrocardiography in individuals with paroxysmal palpitations or dizziness.
Heart rate variability parameters of myxomatous mitral valve disease in dogs with and without heart failure obtained using 24-hour Holter electrocardiography. Veterinary Record, v.170, p.622-625, 2012.
Between echocardiography and biomarker sampling, 24-hour Holter electrocardiography (ECG) was recorded and then the measurement of hs-TnI (the biomarker level has a close temporal relationship with findings on Holter ECG).