• If an abnormal heartbeat is detected, the monitor will start recording on its own. Alternatively, you may be able to use a handheld device to start the monitor when you are having symptoms. 
  • Your health care provider will explain which type of monitor you have and what you need to do.
  • The device records your heart's electrical impulses and transmits them to your doctor automatically through wireless technology.
  • You may need to keep a symptom diary while you have the monitor.
  • The doctor will receive the transmissions from your loop recorder and contact you if there are any abnormalities. 
  • Continue to follow your doctors to follow up instructions.