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Other Names for Holter and Event Monitors

  • Ambulatory EKG or ECG. (The terms "EKG" and "ECG" both stand for electrocardiogram.)
  • Continuous EKG or ECG.
  • EKG event monitors.
  • Episodic monitors.
  • Mobile cardiac outpatient telemetry systems. This is another name for autodetect recorders.
  • Thirty-day event recorders.
  • Transtelephonic event monitors. These monitors require the patient to send the collected data by telephone to a doctor's office or a company that checks the data.
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