Harvard Heart Letter

Taking a look at the latest trends in heart rhythm monitoring

Bulky recorders with lots of wires are being replaced by small patches and implanted devices. An abnormal heart rhythm — when your heartbeat is too fast, too slow, or irregular — can be tricky to detect and diagnose. These electrical misfires are often short-lived and sporadic, so they’re rarely seen on a routine electrocardiogram (ECG), a 10-second recording of the heart’s electrical activity. …

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