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Treatment of neurally mediated reflex syncope.
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PMID:  23217693     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Neurally mediated reflex syncope, more commonly known as vasovagal syncope (VVS), remains the most common cause of transient loss of consciousness and syncope in all age groups. Most evidence assessing treatment of VVS derived from randomized clinical trials is limited. Multiple modalities of both nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic strategies have been tested, with conflicting results. The treatment of VVS has been directed toward interventions that interrupt the reflex response at different levels, hypothetically preventing the onset of syncope. This article reviews the available evidence of the different nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic therapies available for the treatment of recurrent VVS.
Juan C Guzman; Luciana V Armaganijan; Carlos A Morillo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiology clinics     Volume:  31     ISSN:  1558-2264     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiol Clin     Publication Date:  2013 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-10     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8300331     Medline TA:  Cardiol Clin     Country:  Netherlands    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  123-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2013 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Department of Medicine, McMaster University, 237 Barton Street East, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 2X2, Canada.
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