First Minn. man gets miniature cardiac monitor

[KMSP-TV Fox 9, March 04, 2014] A tiny new implant could be the key that unlocks the mystery of abnormal heart rhythms, and Mercy Hospital, part of Allina Health, in Coon Rapids, Minn., is the first to put one in a Minnesota patient. Now in Steven Byboth's chest is a tiny device that could provide an answer to what causes the 37-year-old to endure heart-racing episodes.

Dr. Stephen Remole has been working with Byboth for years, but he hasn't been able to pin down the cause of the sporadic incidents. After the successful procedure to install the Medtronic Reveal LINQ, he now hopes that will change.

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