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Insertable loop recorder 

Insertable loop recorder
Insertable loop recorder

Jonathan Timperley

, Paul Leeson

, Andrew RJ Mitchell

, and Timothy Betts

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date: 20 September 2020

Introduction 178

Cost-effectiveness 178

ILR implantation: indications and relative contraindications 180

ILR positioning 180

ILR implantation 182

Programming 182

Complications 182

Diagnostic yield 184

Interpretation: symptom–rhythm correlation 184

Explantation 184

Due to the episodic and infrequent nature of syncope, conventional investigation may fail to identify a cause in up to 70% of patients. Insertable loop recorders (ILR) provide extended rhythm monitoring for patients with syncope/presyncope in whom a diagnosis of cardiac arrhythmia is suspected....

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