What is the role of exercise testing in the diagnosis of atrial flutter (AFL)?

Updated: Nov 18, 2019
  • Author: Lawrence Rosenthal, MD, PhD, FACC, FHRS; Chief Editor: Jeffrey N Rottman, MD  more...
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Exercise testing can be utilized to identify exercise-induced atrial fibrillation and to evaluate ischemic heart disease. A Holter monitor can be used to help identify arrhythmias in patients with nonspecific symptoms, to identify triggers, and to detect associated atrial arrhythmias.


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