Pathophysiology of reflex syncope: A review.

Citation data:

Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology, ISSN: 1540-8167, Vol: 28, Issue: 9, Page: 1088-1097

Publication Year:
2017
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PMID:
28776824
DOI:
10.1111/jce.13266
Author(s):
Adkisson, Wayne O, Benditt, David G
Publisher(s):
Wiley-Blackwell
Tags:
Medicine
review description
In this correspondence, the pathophysiology of reflex syncope (vasovagal syncope, carotid sinus syndrome, and situational syncope) is reviewed, including clarification of the nomenclature.

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Reflex syncope

Reflex syncope is a brief loss of consciousness due to a neurologically induced drop in blood pressure Before the person passes out there may be sweating, a decreased ability to see, or ringing in the ears. Occasionally the person may twitch when unconscious. Complications may...

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