The rhythm Holter is a particularly widespread and simple non-invasive test that achieves continuous heart rate monitoring for 24 to 48 hours, usually.

The rhythm Holter plays an important role in investigating symptomatology associated with palpitations, tachycardia, pre-epithelial, fainting or syncopal episodes.

With the same test, there is also the possibility of detecting silent ischemia, i.e. myocardial ischaemia, which can not be perceived by the examination is non-invasive, completely painless, does not hurt at all and is carried out by placing a few self-adhesive electrodes on the chest of the subject and a small, light, portable and very distinct the device is set in place for 24 or 48 hours during which the examiner performs his / her day-to-day activities normally.

The device is then returned for analysis via a dedicated computer and the results should be evaluated by the treating physician.