At last, mobile health leading to a diagnosis in a young patient with congenital heart disease
The patient was included in a novel mHealth telemonitoring program. While the patient was having palpitations, a single-lead ECG was recorded (Fig. 1b). On these additional recordings atrial fibrillation could be diagnosed with intermittent bundle branch block.
There is a broad aetiology of palpitations, and these often occur outside the window of 24-h Holter monitoring. This case is one of the first to illustrate that mHealth programs, including on-demand ECG monitoring, can be of great importance in the diagnosis of arrhythmias.
Conflict of interest
M.A.C. Koole, G.A. Somsen, I.I. Tulevski, M.M. Winter, B.J. Bouma and M.J. Schuuring declare that they have no competing interests.
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