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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The study exclusively used 24-hour ambulatory monitoring for baseline and follow-up blood pressure measurements.
Such information should be viewed as an adjunct to standard electrocardiography and ambulatory monitoring, but it can be particularly useful in detecting asymptomatic atrial arrhythmias, including atrial fibrillation, which is associated with a fivefold increased risk of stroke/systemic embolism and a twofold increased risk in mortality.
Electrocardiogram recording and analysis were carried out using the FDA-cleared Zio by iRhythm ambulatory monitoring patch.
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.
Stam, "Ambulatory monitoring of mobility-related activities: the initial phase of the development of an activity monitor," European Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, vol.
We perform the assessment of nocturnal BP with ambulatory monitoring using a device called Holter.
"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.
In Britain, Oparil said, 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.
Hence necessary of ambulatory monitoring of ECG signal come in existence.

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