Reveal Insertable Cardiac Monitor

The Reveal® DX Insertable Cardiac Monitor is a small, implantable device that can record heart activity at the time of a fainting spell. It continuously monitors your heart to help your doctor determine if the cause of your unexplained fainting is heart-related.

Key Features

  • Continuous Monitoring
    Monitors your heart rhythms before, during, and after a fainting spell.
  • Accurate
    Allows your doctor to identify whether unexplained fainting is heart-related.
  • Advanced
    Monitors for up to 3 years, increasing the chance of capturing your heart signal during infrequent fainting spells.
  • Discreet
    Requires no wires or patches on the outside of your body.
  • Automated
    Records abnormal heart rhythms automatically or when you use the Reveal Patient Assistant hand-held patient activator.
  • Powerful
    The Reveal DX battery is designed to last up to 3 years, through hundreds of uses.


Height: 2.5 in. (62 mm)
Width: 0.75 in. (19 mm)
Depth: 0.32 in. (8 mm)


The Reveal DX cardiac monitor is inserted just beneath the skin in the upper chest area.

The device that appears in this graphic is a representation of a Medtronic device. The graphic does not include certain identifying information that may appear on Medtronic devices, such as model number or serial number.

Information on this site should not be used as a substitute for talking with your doctor. Always talk with your doctor about diagnosis and treatment information.

Last updated: 22 Sep 2010

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