Insertable heart monitors

LINQ II™ Insertable Cardiac Monitor

The world’s most accurate insertable heart monitor.1

LINQ II™ ICM: Made for lasting peace of mind

A LINQ II™ insertable cardiac monitor (ICM) is a small device placed just under the skin. It is not visible in most patients, and it can watch your heart for abnormal heartbeats 24/7 for up to 4.5 years.

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Monitor your heart with a LINQ II™ ICM.

Your doctor may recommend a LINQ II™ ICM if you’re experiencing symptoms that could be related to your heart. Click on a link below to learn more about heart conditions for insertable heart monitoring.

Stay connected to your doctor.

A LINQ II™ ICM can automatically detect and record abnormal heartbeats using its smart technology. You can use a smartphone app or a bedside transmitter to automatically download personalized information from your ICM. Whichever of these options you choose will then share that information directly with your doctor’s office.

Choose the option that is right for you:

MyCareLink Heart mobile app
The app can be accessed if you have a compatible smartphone. If you don’t have a compatible smartphone, you can still access the app from a Medtronic-provided device.

Check phone compatibility.

Is monitoring your heart through your smartphone an option for you? Check if your phone is compatible with the MyCareLink Heart™ mobile app before your insertion procedure.

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Getting a LINQ II™ insertable cardiac monitor?

Find a doctor.

Type in your ZIP code to find a doctor near you who has experience with insertable heart monitors for heart palpitations, unexplained fainting, stroke, and AFib. 

Do you have a LINQ II™ insertable cardiac monitor? Share your story.

Are you living with a LINQ II™ ICM? Help other patients by sharing your experience. If a LINQ II™ ICM helped you, we want to hear your story.

Cost and insurance coverage

Insertable cardiac monitors have been available for more than 20 years and are widely covered by Medicare and private providers. Ask your insurance provider for information on coverage for your specific condition and any costs or copays you’d incur for implant or ongoing monitoring with an insertable cardiac monitor.
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1. ICM Published Accuracy Comparison Guide. 2021.