January 11th, 2013

You Know You Need a Pacemaker When…

CardioExchange welcomes this guest post from Dr. Westby Fisher, an electrophysiologist practicing at NorthShore University HealthSystem in Evanston, Illinois, and a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Chicago’s Pritzker School of Medicine. This piece originally appeared on his blog, Dr. Wes.

… your pause, when held vertical, exceeds one third of your height:

Strip recorded 1.5 years after implant of an implantable loop recorder showing new 27-second pause (period between large black boxes on the strip represent six seconds each).











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