What is ICM disease?

What is ICM disease?

Ischemic cardiomyopathy (ICM) describes ineffective blood pumping by the heart as a result of ischemic damage to the myocardium. It is a common condition and a significant cause of morbidity and mortality.

Can you travel with a loop recorder?

Living With My Device This is beneficial and necessary when you are traveling by plane and need to go through metal detectors; these devices are only recording devices and do not emit any signals and are safe for travel and transit through metal detectors.

Can High BP cause ischemia?

High blood pressure can also cause ischemic heart disease. This means that the heart muscle isn’t getting enough blood. Ischemic heart disease is usually the result of atherosclerosis or hardening of the arteries (coronary artery disease), which impedes blood flow to the heart.

Can I have a CT scan with a loop recorder?

Can I Have an MRI or CT Scan if I Have an Implantable Loop Recorder (ILR)? You can safely have a computed tomography (CT) scan, X-rays, or an ultrasound if you have an ILR. Some types of implantable loop recorders can be safely worn during a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) test.

What is the Lux-DX™ insertable cardiac monitor system?

The LUX-Dx™ Insertable Cardiac Monitor (ICM) System is slightly different because it’s inserted just under your skin and provides longer-term, continuous monitoring over multiple years. Your doctor may have recommended heart monitoring for one or more of the reasons below.

What is Lux-DX ICM?

The LUX-Dx ICM System puts you in control like never before with a dual-stage algorithm that is capable of rejecting false positives and remote programming technology that lets you make critical adjustments without bringing patients into the clinic for another appointment.

What is a Lux measuring instrument?

A lux measuring instrument is referred to as a lux meter or also as a photometer. In addition to light, also measures further parameters relevant to ambient conditions – simply attach the required probe. Particularly easy operation due to compact, handy design.

How do you use the Lux ICM device?

Pinch the incision site to hold the device in place while removing the insertion tool. Use standard surgical techniques to achieve good tissue contact with the device. Enroll the patient in the LATITUDE Clarity™ Data Management System and set up the myLUX™ Patient app to activate the patient’s ICM device.