Tiny Medtronic heart monitor gets first Minnesota patients

Dr. Stephen Remole, a heart rhythm specialist with Metropolitan Heart and Vascular Institute at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids, installed the Reveal LINQ monitor.

[Star Tribune, March 14, 2014] Kyle Lee’s heart raced for the first time last September. Six days later, it happened again.

But the 30-year-old husband and father from Ham Lake didn’t think much about it — the rapid heartbeat lasted about 15 minutes and went away.

Then, two weeks ago while Lee was at his job installing flooring, it hit him again, this time lasting two hours.

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