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Carotid Sinus Syndrome.
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PMID:  25211534     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Carotid sinus hypersensitivity, first described >65 years ago, is an important and often undiagnosed cause of syncope in the elderly. It pathophysiology is complex and certain aspects are not completely understood. Timely diagnosis and treatment of this condition can improve morbidity and prevent complications in the elderly. In this paper, the prevalence, risk factors, pathophysiology, diagnosis, aspects of carotid sinus massage, and treatment options for the different kinds of carotid sinus hypersensitivity are discussed.
Authors:
Vaibhav Amin; Behzad B Pavri
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-9-10
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiology in review     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1538-4683     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiol Rev     Publication Date:  2014 Sep 
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Created Date:  2014-9-11     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9304686     Medline TA:  Cardiol Rev     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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