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According to a report from Medtech Insight, the Holter monitor, a device that records heart rhythms for 24-48 hours, is still the most commonly used cardiac monitor for the detection of Afib.
a But her new cardiac monitor, which is small, lightweight and easy to use, allowed her to c l, o go home and have her heart rhythm recorded over a 24-hour period.
The Australian airline Qantas, which pioneered the use of in-flight defibrillators in 1992 and has saved the lives of at least two of its passengers, recently announced that it would begin carrying hospital-style cardiac monitors next year.
today announced results from the CRYSTAL AF (CRYptogenic STroke And underLying Atrial Fibrillation) Clinical Trial, which found that continuous cardiac monitoring with the Reveal XT Insertable Cardiac Monitor (ICM) was superior to standard care at detecting atrial fibrillation (AF) in patients who have had strokes of undetermined causes (cryptogenic stroke).
NYSE:MDT) today announced the publication of results from a multicenter, prospective study that demonstrated that the company's Reveal([R]) Plus implantable cardiac monitor recorded arrhythmias in 46 percent of patients with ejection fractions1 less than or equal to 40 percent and who had previously suffered an acute myocardial infarction (AMI).