Syncope pp 107-125 | Cite as

Prolonged Ambulatory ECG Diagnostic Monitoring … Current and Evolving Indications

  • Michele Brignole
  • David G. Benditt


In this chapter we describe the role of various prolonged ambulatory ECG monitoring systems (i.e., Holter monitor, external loop recorders [ELR], remote telemetry (mobile cardiac outpatient telemetry [MCOT]), and implantable loop recorders [ILR]) in the diagnostic evaluation of patients with syncope of uncertain cause (i.e., syncope that remains of uncertain nature after the initial evaluation).


Structural Heart Disease Holter Monitoring Unexplained Syncope Loop Recorder Syncope Patient 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dipartimento di Cardiologia, Centro AritmologicoOspedali del TigullioLavagnaItaly
  2. 2.Cardiac Arrhythmia CenterMedical School, University of MinnesotaMinneapolisUSA

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