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Management of Postural Tachycardia Syndrome, Inappropriate Sinus Tachycardia and Vasovagal Syncope

Satish Raj, Robert Sheldon - August 2016

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Medical articles are available in this area on the following topics:

Syncope       Orthostatic Hypotension      Reflex Anoxic Seizures (RAS)       Postural Tachcardia Syndrome   Devices

Randomised Evaluation of modified Valsalva Effectiveness in Re-entrant Tachycardias (REVERT) study

Andrew Appelboam, Adam Reuben, Clifford Mann, Trudie Lobban,
Paul Ewings, Jonathan Benger, Jane Vickery, Andrew Barton, James Gagg

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Patient associations as stakeholders: a valuable partner for facilitating access to therapy

Europace
Trudie C.A. Lobban and A. John Camm

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Falls: assessment and prevention of falls in older people

Issued: June 2013, NICE clincial guidelines 161

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Syncope

Palpitations and syncope in primary care

Cardiology in general practice

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T-LoC/Blackouts

Sister Sarah Collitt, on behalf of Dr Adam Fitzpatrick

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Syncope and Cardiovascular causes of falls in older people

Professor T.Masud

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Synopsis of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence
Guideline for Management of Transient Loss of Consciousness

Annals of Internal Medicine
Paul N. Cooper; Maggie Westby; David W. Pitcher; and Ian Bullock

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Summaries for Patients

Management of Transient Loss of Consciousness: National
Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence Guideline

Annals of Internal Medicine

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Syncope and Your Heart

If you have experienced an episode of syncope, it could be related to your heart. What should you do? For more information, watch the below video featuring Nelson Prager, MD, a specialist in cardiac electrophysiology. In this video from our October 11, 2011 seminar, Dr. Prager discusses syncope, its causes, implications and treatments

Watch video

NHS Improvement – providing practical support to primary care

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Effectiveness of Midodrine treatment in patients with recurrent vasovagal syncope not responding to non-pharmacological treatment (STAND-trial)

Europace (2011) 13, 1639–1647, doi:10.1093/europace/eur200
Jacobus J.C.M. Romme, Nynke van Dijk, Ingeborg K. Go-Scho¨n3, Johannes B. Reitsma, and Wouter Wieling

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Clustering syncope in a young male with temporal lobe seizures

Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology 2006, 48: 687–689 687
Fanny Dubois-Teklali, Marie-Ange Nguyen-Morel, Wilfried Vadot, Stephanie Douchin, Pascal Defaye, Laurent Vercueil

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Synopsis of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence Guideline for Management of Transient Loss of Consciousness

Annals of Internal Medicine
Paul N. Cooper; Maggie Westby; David W. Pitcher; and Ian Bullock

Read full article

Management of Transient Loss of Consciousness: National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence Guideline

Annals of Internal Medicine
Summaries for patients

Read full article

Dizziness and Pre-Syncope: An Unusual Clinical Presentation of a Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection as Revealed by Optical Coherence Tomography

Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Matthias Hasun, Robert Manka, Thomas F. Lüscher, and Ulf Landmesser

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The Elusive Pathophysiology of Neurally Mediated Syncope

Circulation 2000, 102:2898-2906
Rogelio Mosqueda-Garcia, Raffaello Furlan, Jens Tank MD, Roxana Fernandez-Violante

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Syncope Due to Idiopathic Paroxysmal Atrioventricular Block: Long-Term
Follow-Up of a Distinct Form of Atrioventricular Block

J. Am. Coll. Cardiol. published online May 11, 2011;
Michele Brignole, Jean-Claude Deharo, Luc De Roy, Carlo Menozzi, Dominique Blommaert, Lara Dabiri, Jean Ruf, and Regis Guieu

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What Is the Most Cost- Effective Evaluation for a First Syncopal Episode?

The Hospitalist Online
P.L. Wander, Jennifer Best

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Recurrent Syncope in a Cancer Patient: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Jyoti Sharma, MD, Anne H. Dougherty, MD

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Transient loss of consciousness and syncope in children and young people: what you need to know

K Martin, G Bates and W P Whitehouse
Arch Dis Child Educ Pract Ed 2010 95: 66-72

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10 Steps before you refer for: Syncope

British Journal of Cardiology, Volume 17, Issue 1, January/February 2010
Matthew Fay and Richard Sutton

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Cerebral Syncope in children

Antonio Rodriguez-Nunez, Santiago Fernandez-Cebrian, Alejandro Perez-Munuzuri, Federico Martinon-Torres, Jesus Eirls-Punal, and Jose Maria Martinon-Sanchez

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Cerebral Syncope: Insights from Valsalva Maneuver

European Neurology, 2005;54:98–102
Yu-Ming Chuang, Han-Haw Hu, and Po-Jung Pan

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Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of syncope (version 2009) European Society of Cardiology Guidelines

The British Journal of Cardiology
Ali Ibrahim, Lobban Trudie, Sutton Richard, Everitt Alex, Francis Darrel P,’Emergence of Rapid Access Blackout Clinic’, The British Journal of Cardiology, Vol 16, Issue, 2009 1, 22-27

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Nursing Times, Vol 5, No 8, 2009

Meyer Andrea, ‘Transient Loss of Consciousness 1: causes and impact of misdiagnosis’, Nursing Times, Vol 5, No 8, 2009, 16-18

Nursing Times, 105, No 9, 2009

Meyer Andrea, ‘Transient Loss of Consciousness 2: patient pathways and the nurse’s role’, Nursing Times, 105, No 9, 2009, 16-18
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Psychogenic Syncope? A Cautionary Note

Khalil Kanjawal, Beverly Karabin, Yousef Kanjwal, Blair P. Grubb
PACE Vol.32

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Quality of Life in Syncopal Patients

Nynke van Dijk - Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam
Mirjam A. Sprangers - Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam
Nancy Colman - Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam
Wouter Wieling - Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam
Mark Linzer - University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin

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CCA Focus: Application of the Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Syncope (Version 2009) from the Task Force for the Diagnosis and Management of Syncope of the European
Society of Cardiology

William R. Lewis, M.D., F.A.C.C, 
Cardiosource CME/CE, 2009

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Orthostatic Hypertension

Update on the theory and management of orthostatic intolerance and related syndromes in adolescents and children

Julian M Stewart

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Mechanisms of Sympathetic Regulation in Orthostatic Intolerance

Julian M. Stewart
American Physiological Society

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Neurocardiogenic Syncope Coexisting with Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome in Patients Suffering from Orthostatic Intolerance: A Combined form of Autonomic Dysfunction

K Kanjwal, M Sheikh, B Karabin, Y Kanjwal, and B P. Grubb
PACE 2010

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Preliminary Observations Suggesting That Treatment With Modafinil Improves Fatigue in Patients With Orthostatic Intolerance

American Journal of Therapeutics 0, 000–000 (2010)
Khalil Kanjwal, Bilal Saeed, Beverly Karabin, Yousuf Kanjwal, and Blair P. Grubb

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Use of Octreotide in the Treatment of Refractory Orthostatic Intolerance

American Journal of Therapeutics 0, 000–000 (2010)
Khalil Kanjwal, Bilal Saeed, Beverly Karabin, Yousuf Kanjwal, Blair P. Grubb

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Autonomic Dysfunction Presenting as Orthostatic Intolerance in Patients Suffering From Mitochondrial Cytopathy
 

Clin. Cardiol. 33, 000-000 (2010), Khalil Kanjwal, Beverly Karabin, Yousuf Kanjwal, Bilal Saeed, Blair P. Grubb

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Orthostatic Hypotension and Autonomic Failure

Grubb, Blair P, Kanjwal Yousef, Karabin Beverly, Imran Nasar, ‘Orthostatic Hypotension and Autonomic Failure: A Concise Guide to Diagnosis and Management’, Clinical Medicine: Cardiology 2008: 2, 279-291

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To Stand on One’s Own Legs

Prof Christopher J Mathias
Clinical Medicine Vol 2 No 3 May/June 2002

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Reflex anoxic seizures (RAS)

Reflex Anoxic Seizure film

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New insights into an emerging entity

The Journal of Pediatrics,Volume 136, Number 4 Cerebral Syncope
Reflex Asystolic Syncope: a case controlled study of family history
Trudie Lobban - Syncope Trust And Reflex anoxic Seizures, Stratford-upon-Avon, UK
Gordon Bates - Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service, Children’s Hospital, Birmingham, UK 
Paraic Curran - Paediatric Neurology, Queen’s Medical Centre 
Jacqueline Collier UK - Academic Child Health, University of Nottingham, UK
William P Whitehouse - Paediatric Neurology, Queen’s Medical Centre; Academic Child Health, University of Nottingham, UK

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Reflex Asystolic Syncope: results of a pilot parent questionnaire


Trudie Lobban - Syncope Trust And Reflex anoxic Seizures, Stratford-upon-Avon, UK
Sasha Hvidsten - Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service, Coventry, UK
Gordon Bates - Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service, Coventry, UK
William Whitehouse - Princess of Wales Children’s Hospital, Birmingham and Queen’s Medical Centre, University of Nottingham, UK

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Reflex Asystolic Syncope: associated features, impact and family history

William Whitehouse - Child Neurology, Queen’s Medical Centre, University of Nottingham UK
Trudie Lobban - Syncope Trust And Reflex anoxic Seizures, Stratford-upon-Avon, UK
R Gayatri - Child Neurology, Queen’s Medical Centre, University of Nottingham UK
Jacqueline Collier - Child Neurology, Queen’s Medical Centre, University of Nottingham UK
Gordon Bates - Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service, Park View Clinic, Birmingham, UK
Syncopal seizure semiology in children
Trudie Lobban - Syncope Trust And Reflex anoxic Seizures, Stratford-upon-Avon, UK
Santosh Mordekar - Child Neurology, Queen’s Medical Centre, University of Nottingham UK
Jacqueline Collier - Child Neurology, Queen’s Medical Centre, University of Nottingham UK
Gordon Bates - Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service, Park View Clinic, Birmingham, UK
William Whitehouse - Child Neurology, Queen’s Medical Centre, University of Nottingham UK

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Cardiac pacing for severe childhood neurally mediated syncope with reflex anoxic seizures

McLeod KA, Wilson N, Hewitt J, Norrie J, Stevenson JBP
Heart, 1999; 82:721-725

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Reflex anoxic seizures (‘white breath-holding’): non epileptic vagal attacks

J.B.P Stephenson
Reprinted from Archives of Disease in Childhood Vol. 53 No.3 March 1978

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Postural tachycardia syndrome (PoTS)

Postural Tachycardia Syndrome

Blair P. Grubb
Circulation

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Postural Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS)

Phillip A. Low, Paola Sandroni, Michael Joyner, Win-Kuang Shen
J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol

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Postural tachycardia syndrome - current experience and concepts

Christopher J. Mathias, David A. Low, Valeria Iodice, Andrew P. Owens, Mojca Kirbis and Rodney Grahame
Nature, January 2012, Volume 8

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Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome

Patient.co.uk

 

Clinical presentation and management of patients with hyperadrenergic postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome. A single center experience

Khalil Kanjwal, Bilal Saeed, Beverly Karabin, Yousuf Kanjwal, Blair P. Grubb
Cardiology Journal 2011, Vol. 18, No. X

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GP Note book – A UK medical reference

Access information on Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS)
 

Living with postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome

Lorna Busmer
British Journal of Cardiac Nursing, Vol 6, Issue 7, 01 July 2011, pp 358-359

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New onset postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome following ablation of AV node re-entrant tachycardia

K Kanjwal, B Karabin, M Sheikh, Y Kanjwa, B P. Grubb
J Interv Card Electrophysiol

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Pyridostigmine in the Treatment of Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia: A Single-Center Experience

K Kanjwal, B Karabin, M Sheikh, L Elmer, Y Kanjwal, B Saeed, and B Grubb
PACE 2011

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Use of Methylphenidate in the Treatment of Patients Suffering From Refractory Postural Tachycardia Syndrome

American Journal of Therapeutics 0, 000–000 (2010)
Khalil Kanjwal, Bilal Saeed, Beverly Karabin, Yousuf Kanjwal, and Blair P. Grubb

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Autonomic Dysfunction Presenting as Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis


International Journal of Medical Sciences, 2010, 7
Khalil Kanjwal, Beverly Karabin, Yousuf Kanjwal, Blair P Grubb

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Comparative Clinical Profile of Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Patients With and Without Joint Hypermobility Syndrome

Indian Pacing and Electrophysiology Journal
Khalil Kanjwal, Bilal Saeed, Beverly Karabin, Yousuf Kanjwal, Blair P Grubb

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Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome - Dental treatment considerations

John K. Brooks, DDS; Laurie A.P. Francis, RDH
JADA, Vol. 137

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Outcomes of Pregnancy in Patients with Pre-existing Postural Tachycardia Syndrome

Khalil Kanjawal, Beverly Karabin, Yousef Kanjwal, Blair P. Grubb
PACE

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Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome. A Rare Complication Following Electrical Injury

Khalil Kanjawal, Beverly Karabin, Yousef Kanjwal, Blair P. Grubb
PACE

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Autonomic dysfunction presenting as postural tachycardia syndrome following traumatic brain injury

Khalil Kanjwal, Beverly Karabin, Yousuf Kanjwal, Blair P. Grubb
Cardiology Journal, 2010, Vol. 17, No. 5, pp. 482–487

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Reflex anoxic seizures (RAS)

Reflex Anoxic Seizure film

View film

 

New insights into an emerging entity

The Journal of Pediatrics,Volume 136, Number 4 Cerebral Syncope
Reflex Asystolic Syncope: a case controlled study of family history
Trudie Lobban - Syncope Trust And Reflex anoxic Seizures, Stratford-upon-Avon, UK
Gordon Bates - Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service, Children’s Hospital, Birmingham, UK 
Paraic Curran - Paediatric Neurology, Queen’s Medical Centre 
Jacqueline Collier UK - Academic Child Health, University of Nottingham, UK
William P Whitehouse - Paediatric Neurology, Queen’s Medical Centre; Academic Child Health, University of Nottingham, UK

Read full article


Reflex Asystolic Syncope: results of a pilot parent questionnaire


Trudie Lobban - Syncope Trust And Reflex anoxic Seizures, Stratford-upon-Avon, UK
Sasha Hvidsten - Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service, Coventry, UK
Gordon Bates - Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service, Coventry, UK
William Whitehouse - Princess of Wales Children’s Hospital, Birmingham and Queen’s Medical Centre, University of Nottingham, UK

Read full article

 

Reflex Asystolic Syncope: associated features, impact and family history

William Whitehouse - Child Neurology, Queen’s Medical Centre, University of Nottingham UK
Trudie Lobban - Syncope Trust And Reflex anoxic Seizures, Stratford-upon-Avon, UK
R Gayatri - Child Neurology, Queen’s Medical Centre, University of Nottingham UK
Jacqueline Collier - Child Neurology, Queen’s Medical Centre, University of Nottingham UK
Gordon Bates - Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service, Park View Clinic, Birmingham, UK
Syncopal seizure semiology in children
Trudie Lobban - Syncope Trust And Reflex anoxic Seizures, Stratford-upon-Avon, UK
Santosh Mordekar - Child Neurology, Queen’s Medical Centre, University of Nottingham UK
Jacqueline Collier - Child Neurology, Queen’s Medical Centre, University of Nottingham UK
Gordon Bates - Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service, Park View Clinic, Birmingham, UK
William Whitehouse - Child Neurology, Queen’s Medical Centre, University of Nottingham UK

Read full article

 

Cardiac pacing for severe childhood neurally mediated syncope with reflex anoxic seizures

McLeod KA, Wilson N, Hewitt J, Norrie J, Stevenson JBP
Heart, 1999; 82:721-725

Read full article

 

Reflex anoxic seizures (‘white breath-holding’): non epileptic vagal attacks

J.B.P Stephenson
Reprinted from Archives of Disease in Childhood Vol. 53 No.3 March 1978

Read full article

Syncope

Palpitations and syncope in primary care

Cardiology in general practice

Read

 

T-LoC/Blackouts

Sister Sarah Collitt, on behalf of Dr Adam Fitzpatrick

Read presentation

 

Syncope and Cardiovascular causes of falls in older people

Professor T.Masud

Read presentation

 

Synopsis of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence
Guideline for Management of Transient Loss of Consciousness

Annals of Internal Medicine
Paul N. Cooper; Maggie Westby; David W. Pitcher; and Ian Bullock

Read full article

Summaries for Patients

 

Management of Transient Loss of Consciousness: National
Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence Guideline

Annals of Internal Medicine

Read full article

 

Syncope and Your Heart

If you have experienced an episode of syncope, it could be related to your heart. What should you do? For more information, watch the below video featuring Nelson Prager, MD, a specialist in cardiac electrophysiology. In this video from our October 11, 2011 seminar, Dr. Prager discusses syncope, its causes, implications and treatments

Watch video

 

NHS Improvement – providing practical support to primary care

Download
 

Effectiveness of Midodrine treatment in patients with recurrent vasovagal syncope not responding to non-pharmacological treatment (STAND-trial)

Europace (2011) 13, 1639–1647, doi:10.1093/europace/eur200
Jacobus J.C.M. Romme, Nynke van Dijk, Ingeborg K. Go-Scho¨n3, Johannes B. Reitsma, and Wouter Wieling

Read more
 

Clustering syncope in a young male with temporal lobe seizures

Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology 2006, 48: 687–689 687
Fanny Dubois-Teklali, Marie-Ange Nguyen-Morel, Wilfried Vadot, Stephanie Douchin, Pascal Defaye, Laurent Vercueil

Read full article
 

Synopsis of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence Guideline for Management of Transient Loss of Consciousness

Annals of Internal Medicine
Paul N. Cooper; Maggie Westby; David W. Pitcher; and Ian Bullock

Read full article

 

Management of Transient Loss of Consciousness: National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence Guideline

Annals of Internal Medicine
Summaries for patients

Read full article

Dizziness and Pre-Syncope: An Unusual Clinical Presentation of a Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection as Revealed by Optical Coherence Tomography

Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Matthias Hasun, Robert Manka, Thomas F. Lüscher, and Ulf Landmesser

Read more
 

The Elusive Pathophysiology of Neurally Mediated Syncope

Circulation 2000, 102:2898-2906
Rogelio Mosqueda-Garcia, Raffaello Furlan, Jens Tank MD, Roxana Fernandez-Violante

Read more

 

Syncope Due to Idiopathic Paroxysmal Atrioventricular Block: Long-Term
Follow-Up of a Distinct Form of Atrioventricular Block

J. Am. Coll. Cardiol. published online May 11, 2011;
Michele Brignole, Jean-Claude Deharo, Luc De Roy, Carlo Menozzi, Dominique Blommaert, Lara Dabiri, Jean Ruf, and Regis Guieu

Read full article

 

What Is the Most Cost- Effective Evaluation for a First Syncopal Episode?

The Hospitalist Online
P.L. Wander, Jennifer Best

Read full article

 

Recurrent Syncope in a Cancer Patient: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Jyoti Sharma, MD, Anne H. Dougherty, MD

Read full article

 

Transient loss of consciousness and syncope in children and young people: what you need to know

K Martin, G Bates and W P Whitehouse
Arch Dis Child Educ Pract Ed 2010 95: 66-72

Read full article

 

10 Steps before you refer for: Syncope

British Journal of Cardiology, Volume 17, Issue 1, January/February 2010
Matthew Fay and Richard Sutton

Read full article

 

Cerebral Syncope in children

Antonio Rodriguez-Nunez, Santiago Fernandez-Cebrian, Alejandro Perez-Munuzuri, Federico Martinon-Torres, Jesus Eirls-Punal, and Jose Maria Martinon-Sanchez

Read full article

 

Cerebral Syncope: Insights from Valsalva Maneuver

European Neurology, 2005;54:98–102
Yu-Ming Chuang, Han-Haw Hu, and Po-Jung Pan

Read full article

 

Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of syncope (version 2009) European Society of Cardiology Guidelines

The British Journal of Cardiology
Ali Ibrahim, Lobban Trudie, Sutton Richard, Everitt Alex, Francis Darrel P,’Emergence of Rapid Access Blackout Clinic’, The British Journal of Cardiology, Vol 16, Issue, 2009 1, 22-27

Read full article

 

Nursing Times, Vol 5, No 8, 2009

Meyer Andrea, ‘Transient Loss of Consciousness 1: causes and impact of misdiagnosis’, Nursing Times, Vol 5, No 8, 2009, 16-18

Nursing Times, 105, No 9, 2009

Meyer Andrea, ‘Transient Loss of Consciousness 2: patient pathways and the nurse’s role’, Nursing Times, 105, No 9, 2009, 16-18
Read both articles

 

Psychogenic Syncope? A Cautionary Note

Khalil Kanjawal, Beverly Karabin, Yousef Kanjwal, Blair P. Grubb
PACE Vol.32

Read full article

 

Quality of Life in Syncopal Patients

Nynke van Dijk - Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam
Mirjam A. Sprangers - Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam
Nancy Colman - Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam
Wouter Wieling - Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam
Mark Linzer - University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin

Read full article

 

CCA Focus: Application of the Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Syncope (Version 2009) from the Task Force for the Diagnosis and Management of Syncope of the European
Society of Cardiology

William R. Lewis, M.D., F.A.C.C, 
Cardiosource CME/CE, 2009

Read full article


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