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Incidence and predictors of syncope in paced patients with sick sinus syndrome.
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PMID:  1279599     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
IN CONCLUSION: (1) syncope in paced patients with SSS has multiple etiologies and may be multifactorial; (2) the only predictor of syncope after pacemaker implant is the occurrence of preimplant syncope as the main indication for pacing; (3) extensive Holter monitoring is not useful to document bradycardiac origin of syncope nor to predict its recurrence; (4) SSS probably overlaps with other entities such as autonomic dysfunction, vasovagal syncope, carotid sinus hypersensitivity, and venous pooling, which would provide an explanation for recurrent syncope in patients with normal pacemaker function.
E B Sgarbossa; S L Pinski; F J Jaeger; R G Trohman; J D Maloney
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE     Volume:  15     ISSN:  0147-8389     ISO Abbreviation:  Pacing Clin Electrophysiol     Publication Date:  1992 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-12-16     Completed Date:  1992-12-16     Revised Date:  2014-07-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7803944     Medline TA:  Pacing Clin Electrophysiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  2055-60     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Actuarial Analysis
Cardiac Pacing, Artificial / methods
Electrocardiography, Ambulatory
Follow-Up Studies
Pacemaker, Artificial*
Risk Factors
Sick Sinus Syndrome / complications,  therapy*
Syncope / epidemiology*,  etiology
Time Factors

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