Monitoreo Holter

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Monitoreo cardíaco Holter

Durante un estudio de monitoreo Holter, el paciente lleva puesto un monitor que registra la actividad eléctrica de su corazón (en forma similar al registro de un electrocardiograma). Esto generalmente ocurre durante un período de 24 horas, mientras al mismo tiempo el paciente también lleva un diario de su actividad. Luego, los médicos analizan los registros, tabulan la información de la actividad cardíaca y correlacionan la actividad cardíaca irregular con la información del diario del paciente.

Monitoreo cardíaco Holter

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  • Last reviewed on 6/18/2012
  • David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine; and Michael A. Chen, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington Medical School, Seattle, Washington. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.

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