An implantable loop recorder is a heart monitoring device used to record the heart rhythm for three years. This device is used in patients with arrhythmia, unexplained stroke, unexplained fainting, etc. An implantable loop recorder also records the readings missed by an electrocardiogram or a Holter monitor.
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