HALF OF PATIENTS
ADMITTED TO THE HOSPITAL FOR SYNCOPE
LEAVE WITHOUT A DIAGNOSIS<sup>1</sup>
Cardiac syncope can be a predictor of sudden cardiac death.5
Recommend Early Use
of ICM in the Evaluation
CHOOSE THE RIGHT MONITOR
FOR THE RIGHT PATIENT.
Choose a diagnostic monitor based on frequency of symptoms.
If initial monitoring is non-diagnostic, keep looking
with Reveal LINQ™ ICM.
Select Reveal LINQ for up to 3 years cardiac monitoring
Mendu ML, McAvay G, Lampert R, Stoehr J, Tinetti ME. Yield of diagnostic tests in evaluating syncopal episodes in older patients. Arch Intern Med. July 27, 2009;169(14):1299-1305.
Data obtained from CDC National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NHAMCS) from the years 2008-2014.
Shen WK, Sheldon RS, Benditt DG, et al. 2017 ACC/AHA/HRS Guideline for the Evaluation and Management of Patients With Syncope: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines, and the Heart Rhythm Society. J Am Coll Cardiol. August 1, 2017;70(5):e39-e110.
Brignole M, Moya A, de Lange F, et al. 2018 ESC Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of syncope. Eur Heart J. June 1, 2018;39(21):1883-1948.
R. Brugada, et al. (eds), Clinical Approach to Sudden Cardiac Death Syndromes, London: Springer-Verlag; 2010.
Soteriades ES, Evans JC, Larson MG, et al. Incidence and prognosis of syncope. N Engl J Med. September 19, 2002;347(12):878-885.
Reference the Reveal LINQ ICM Clinician Manual for usage parameters.
Brignole M, Auricchio A, Baron-Esquivias G, et al. 2013 ESC Guidelines on cardiac pacing and cardiac resynchronization therapy. Eur Heart J. August 2013;34(29):2281-2329.
NICE Clinical Syncope Guideline CG109, 2010. https://www.nice.org/uk.
Furukawa T, Maggi R, Bertolone C, Fontana D, Brignole M. Additional diagnostic value of very prolonged observation by implantable loop recorder in patients with unexplained syncope. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. January 2012;23(1):67-71.