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[Diagnostic yield of the implantable loop recorder to detect the mechanism of syncope--a single center long term experience of a tertiary care center].

Authors
  • Brunckhorst, C B
  • Lemola, K
  • Holzmeister, J
  • Scharf, Ch
  • Altwegg, S
  • Binggeli, Ch
  • Hellermann, J P
  • Enseleit, F
  • Duru, F
Type
Published Article
Journal
Praxis
Publication Date
Jan 26, 2005
Volume
94
Issue
4
Pages
105–112
Identifiers
PMID: 15732804
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The ILR is a valuable and effective tool to establish an arrhythmic cause for unexplained syncope. In these cases they have an impact on subsequent clinical decision making. ILR can also be useful in ruling out arrhythmias as cause of syncope and presyncope.

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