Holter Monitoring, also referred to as an ambulatory electrocardiogram or ECG, provides a continuous, 24-hour recording of the heart's electrical activity. It is used to detect abnormal heart rhythms that may occur during the normal activities of daily living. A certified exercise physiologist will apply the Holter monitor and then remove it within 24 hours.
Preparing for Holter Monitoring
There is no preparation for Holter monitoring. The application and removal of the Holter monitor will take approximately 10 minutes.