There are a few minor risks with any surgery, including:
- Bleeding or bruising
- Infection (might require device removal)
- Mild pain at your implantation site
Your individual risks are additionally subject to your age, other health conditions, and other factors.
Reference: Implantable cardiac monitoring or loop recorders. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.fraserhealth.ca/health-topics-a-to-z/heart-health/heart-surgery-and-procedures/arrhythmia-procedures/implantable-cardiac-monitoring-or-loop-recorders#.YV1vU0ZBwnU