- On the same day as the procedure, you will be able to return home.
- If you're in a lot of discomfort, talk to your doctor about getting some pain medication.
- Your healthcare provider may urge you to monitor the incision site for signs of infection, bleeding, or swelling.
- After the surgery, you'll need someone to drive you home.
- Your healthcare team may ask you to limit your activities until your wound heals.
- Implantable loop recorder might set off some metal detectors - please refer to the medical ID card with information about your implantable loop recorder.
- An implantable loop recorder is safe for use during MRI, but let your doctor know about your device before you schedule MRI.
- An implantable loop recorder is kept up to 2-3 years.
- When you no longer need ILR, you will need to have it removed in a similar procedure.
Reference : Loop Recorder Implantation. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/treatment-tests-and-therapies/loop-recorder-implantation