LINQ II™ Insertable Cardiac Monitor

Now available for ages two and older

Heart monitoring that lets your kid be a kid

The world’s smallest insertable heart monitor is now available for kids as young as two years old. An insertable heart monitor is a small device placed just under the skin that can watch your child’s heart 24/7 and share personalized information with their doctor for up to 4.5 years,* all without a change to your child’s daily activities.

Peace of mind for you and your child

Swimming and showering

Travel and airport security

Sports and activities

No more wires or sticky patches

Talk to your child's doctor about the risks and benefits of long-term cardiac monitoring.

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Long-term cardiac monitoring is prescribed by a physician and is not for everyone. Please talk to your child’s doctor to see if it is right for your child. Your child’s physician should discuss all potential benefits and risks with you.

Find the answers your child needs.

If your child has symptoms that may be caused by abnormal heartbeats, you’ll want answers. However, abnormal heartbeats can be difficult to diagnose. They may not happen regularly, and your child may not feel them. Learn more about the advantages of an insertable heart monitor for:

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Easy insertion. Easy monitoring.

A quick and easy procedure

Insertion of a Medtronic heart monitor typically takes less than five minutes. It does not require general anesthesia. The monitor is placed just under the skin during an outpatient procedure. Your child can then get back to their day.


MyCareLink Heart mobile app viewed on a cellphone screen

Learn more about the smartphone app.

MyCareLink Heart™

Remote, automatic connection to your child’s doctor

After the implant, you will return home with either a smartphone app or a bedside transmitter. All you have to do is keep the smartphone app open or keep the bedside transmitter plugged in. Your child’s doctor will be automatically notified of abnormal heartbeats.


MyCareLink Relay home communicator with the green light on to show connectivity

Learn more about the bedside transmitter.

MyCareLink Relay™

Why trust Medtronic with your child's heart monitoring?

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Medtronic heart monitors are the world’s smallest and most clinically studied insertable monitors. Medtronic invented the insertable heart monitor over 20 years ago. Since then, over 1.5 million people have been implanted and monitored with Medtronic insertable heart monitors.

Talk to your child’s doctor.

Long-term cardiac monitoring is prescribed by your child's physician and is not for everyone. Please talk to your child's doctor to see if it is right for them. Your child's physician should discuss all potential benefits and risks with you. Although many patients benefit from long-term monitoring, results may vary.

For further information, please call the Medtronic toll-free number at 800-551-5544 (7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday–Friday, CT). 

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