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High pacemaker implantation rate following "cardiogenic neurology".
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PMID:  1211214     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This paper gives data on symptomatic patients with bradycardia found not at random but as the result of greatly expanded facilities for recognition of arrhythmias. The incidence of patients with symptomatic bradycardia was very high. Most patients had intermittent arrhythmias and diagnosis was often only possible after long-term ECG screening. Symptoms were as severe, and relief of symptoms with treatment was as good, as in pacemaker-treated patients described by others. Our conclusion is that indications for arrhythmia screening should be increased, as the diagnosis and treatment are very worthwhile. We refer to the systematized active diagnosis and treatment of arrhythmias in patients with cerebral symptoms as cardiogenic neurology.
N J Abdon; R Malmcrona
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta medica Scandinavica     Volume:  198     ISSN:  0001-6101     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Med Scand     Publication Date:  1975 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-03-11     Completed Date:  1976-03-11     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370330     Medline TA:  Acta Med Scand     Country:  SWEDEN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  455-61     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Adams-Stokes Syndrome
Bradycardia / diagnosis,  therapy*
Middle Aged
Myocardial Infarction / mortality
Pacemaker, Artificial*

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