Holter monitoring - a necessity for the evaluation of palpitations

  • T.H. Diamond
  • R Smith
  • D.P. Myburgh

Abstract

Eighty-five patients complaining of palpitations were evaluated by means of 24-hour dynamic electrocardiography. A sensitivity of 0,69 and a specificity of 0,90 were calculated. This illustrates the value of Holter monitoring in the assessment of patients complaining of palpitations.

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eISSN: 0256-95749
print ISSN: 2078-5135