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What does a loop recorder implant do?

A loop recorder implant is a heart recording device implanted under your skin to look for any underlying cardiac causes to health problems you’re struggling with. The implant can also detect heart rhythm problems like arrhythmias.

If you experience heart palpitations or recurrent fainting episodes, your doctor may implant this recorder to look for any cardiac issues causing your symptoms. It’s particularly beneficial if other diagnostic testing is inconclusive.

How long does it take to implant a loop recorder?

Is loop recorder implant painful?

Is a loop recorder implant the same as a pacemaker?

How long does a loop recorder stay in?

Can a loop recorder damage your heart?

* Savings estimate based on a study of more than 1 billion claims comparing self-pay (or cash pay) prices of a frequency-weighted market basket of procedures to insurer-negotiated rates for the same. Claims were collected between July 2017 and July 2019. R.Lawrence Van Horn, Arthur Laffer, Robert L.Metcalf. 2019. The Transformative Potential for Price Transparency in Healthcare: Benefits for Consumers and Providers. Health Management Policy and Innovation, Volume 4, Issue 3.

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