• You will be able to go home on the same day as the procedure.
  • You can ask your healthcare provider for pain medication if you are experiencing severe pain.
  • Your healthcare team may advise you to look for the signs of infection, bleeding or swelling at the incision site.
  • You will need someone to drive you home after the procedure. 
  • 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.