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A small monitor about the size of a mobile phone and battery-operated is called a Holter Monitor. It is a wearable and portable device that is a type of ECG and records your heart’s rhythm. You need to wear a Holter monitor for 24 to 48 hours for it to record your heart’s electrical activity. Wearing a Holter monitor is not painful, and one can go about daily activity while having the monitor attached to one’s body. However, a few things which should be avoided while wearing a Holter Monitor are bathing, swimming, showering, having an X-Ray, etc.

Holter Monitor test is recommended if your doctor observes unusual heart rhythm so that he can find reasons of-

  • unexplained fainting and dizziness

  •  Heart palpitations

  • see if your pacemaker is working right

 

However, Holter Monitor is not recommended if one needs urgent care and that is getting delayed. 

 

If you or someone close is advised for a Holter Monitor Test, Heritage Hospitals should be your first choice. With our trained staff and the latest diagnostic aids, we strive to provide the best results at a nominal price.

A small monitor about the size of a mobile phone and battery-operated is called a Holter Monitor. It is a wearable and portable device that is a type of ECG and records your heart’s rhythm. You need to wear a Holter monitor for 24 to 48 hours for it to record your heart’s electrical activity. Wearing a Holter monitor is not painful, and one can go about daily activity while having the monitor attached to one’s body. However, a few things which should be avoided while wearing a Holter Monitor are bathing, swimming, showering, having an X-Ray, etc.

Holter Monitor test is recommended if your doctor observes unusual heart rhythm so that he can find reasons of-

  • unexplained fainting and dizziness

  •  Heart palpitations

  • see if your pacemaker is working right

 

However, Holter Monitor is not recommended if one needs urgent care and that is getting delayed. 

 

If you or someone close is advised for a Holter Monitor Test, Heritage Hospitals should be your first choice. With our trained staff and the latest diagnostic aids, we strive to provide the best results at a nominal price.

FAQ’s

Holter Monitor Test is advised in case the patients feel Dizziness, blackouts, syncope, palpitations, skipped beats, or irregular beats.
In Holter Monitor Test, Sensors connected to a small machine (mobile-like device) are attached to the skin of the chest and used to detect the electrical signals produced by your heart and recorded digitally for 24 hours. Significant recording findings are printed and looked at by a Doctor to see if they are unusual.
Holter Monitor test in Varanasi cost Rs. 1600. Bed/Room Charges are extra and not included in this price.
Yes, one must pay the full procedure payment. One cannot pay in two parts. No discounts are permissible.
Holter Monitor Test takes 24 hours to get completed.
Holter Monitor Test diagnoses disorders like heart blockage, slow heart rate, dizziness, and passing out.
A highly skilled technician performs Holter Heart Test in Varanasi, at Heritage, under a cardiologist's supervision.
In Heritage Hospitals, the procedure is performed by highly skilled trainers and cardiologists with years of experience.
Yes, Holter Monitor Test is a 24-hour lengthy and significant procedure that requires prior consent before it is carried out on the patient.
Any adult who understands the risks and benefits of the procedure can sign the consent form. The patient is the preferred candidate to sign the document. If not, any attendant can do it on the patient’s behalf.
One needs to take no specific precautions before this procedure. However, clothes from the upper body are to be removed during the process, so shaving your chest hairs beforehand is advisable.
There are no specific precautions that one needs to take after the procedure is performed.
The Holter Monitor test requires at least 24 hours of hospitalisation.
Reading Holter Monitor Results can be tricky. It gives two results. Normal and Abnormal. Normal means no significant alteration in your heartbeat, and abnormal means you have problems with your heart's electrical system.
No, the Holter Monitor Test does not require any anaesthesia to be carried out. It is a non-invasive method of evaluation of blood flow in arteries and veins.
Holter Monitor procedure’s results are evident on the next working day after the procedure is performed.
No, the repeat procedures are not free of cost. However, it may be performed again free of charge if the recording is faulty.
Yes, the money is refunded if the procedure fails or is not done for some reason.
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