Holter Monitoring

What is Holter Monitoring?

Holter Monitoring uses a portable EKG machine to measure the electrical activity of the heart over a 24-hour period.

How is Holter Monitoring Performed?

Patients are asked to wear a portable EKG machine in a pouch worn around theneck or waist. The monitor records heart rhythm over a 24 hour period. During this time, the patient keeps a diary of their activities and any symptoms he or she feels.