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Holter Monitor Device

overview • • • • • • Introduction Device invention Device classification Safety issues Regulatory standards.. Risks involved… .

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• The first device created by Holter in 1947. •It consists of two heavy batteries •ECG radio transmitter. •Weighing 38 kg (85 pound) .

Norman J. .Holter (1914–1983) •first evaluated in 1961 •Restricted to time and range of measurement •Then later smaller device which additionally has the possibility to high speed review and allowed longer than 24 hour recordings.

Holter monitor recorder .

Holter monitor device • Acquiring signal from leads • Processing • Compression of data • Storing (flash memory) • Review by the physician (TMS320C54X) Leads placements .

DEVICE CLASSIFICATION AECG Device Type EMC IEC Type Type I Class IIb Type BF .

should not contact other conductive parts including earth. and recorder from patient before defibrillation. maintain a minimum of 6 inches between the recorder and pacemaker. •Turn the recorder off immediately and provide appropriate patient care if you suspect the recorder affected the pacemaker. •Remove electrodes. patient lead wires. including neutral electrode. •The conductive parts of electrodes and associated connectors for type BF or CF applied parts.Safety issues •For patients with a pacemaker. .

USA: UL60601-1 . Class Iib International Electrotechnical Commission • CAN/CSA C22. MDD.2 No.REGULATORY/STANDARDS Meets or exceeds Council Directive 93/42/EEC. 601. 2001 .1-M90 • IEC 60601-2-47.

American Advancement of Medical Instrumentation • ANSI/AAMI EC38-1998 (Device is not defibrillator protected.) Australian Electromagnetic Compatibility • AZ/NZS 3200-1-0 PROTECTION AGAINST INGRESS OF WATER—COMPLIANT WITH IEC 60529 .Contd.

you may get an infection or have pain where the device is placed under the skin. The irritation will go away once the patches are removed. •You also may have an allergic reaction the paste or gel that's sometimes used to attach the patches. . •If you're using an implantable loop recorder.RISKS OF USING A HOLTER MONITOR •The sticky patches used to attach the sensors (electrodes) to your chest have a small risk of skin irritation.

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