First experience with a Mobile Cardiac Outpatient Telemetry (MCOT) system for the diagnosis and management of cardiac arrhythmia

Am J Cardiol. 2005 Apr 1;95(7):878-81. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2004.12.015.


Recently, a mobile cardiac outpatient telemetry (MCOT) system has become available that monitors the electrocardiogram continuously, recognizes arrhythmias automatically, and transmits abnormal rhythms instantaneously. MCOT does not require activation by the patient. We report data from the first 100 consecutive patients monitored by this new technology.

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Arrhythmias, Cardiac / diagnosis*
  • Arrhythmias, Cardiac / therapy*
  • Electrocardiography, Ambulatory / instrumentation*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Mobile Health Units*
  • Telemetry / instrumentation