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Caring for your internal loop recorder (ILR): What you need to know  
Abstract:  This handout provides information for patients who have just received an implanted internal loop recorder (ILR) to monitor their heart function. It covers wound care, special travel precautions, and what to do if having an MRI or other medical procedure that erases the memory of the ILR.
Author: Cardiac Electrophysiology Lab/Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2010, July 1, 2012
UWMC Availability:  5NE; Regional Heart Center; Cardiac Procedures; Cardiac Electrophysiology Lab/Regional Heart Center
General Topics:  Patient Care Procedures & Instructions; Cardiovascular Disorders
Specific Subject(s):  Heart Rate; Heart Function Tests; Heart Diseases and Disorders; Heart
Language(s):  English; Spanish
Audience:  Women; Caregiver; Patient
Format: Brochure
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
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Health Online Citation #3783

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