What is the role of Holter monitoring and event recording for atrial fibrillation (Afib) (AF)?

Updated: Nov 18, 2019
  • Author: Lawrence Rosenthal, MD, PhD, FACC, FHRS; Chief Editor: Jeffrey N Rottman, MD  more...
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Holter monitoring and event recording may be helpful to establish a diagnosis (eg, in cases of paroxysmal AF not evident upon presentation) and evaluate rate control (eg, target average rate of 100 bpm or less).


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