Alexandru Incze

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UNLABELLED Syncope is defined as a transient, self-limited loss of consciousness. It is an important cause of morbidity in general population and the vasovagal syncope (VVS) is a common clinical problem which often leads to hospital admission, multiple office visits, and performing of many diagnostic tests. Head-up tilt table testing (HUTT) is a widely used(More)
Hypertension in the elderly is characterized by isolated systolic hypertension and high variability, but its clinical significance is not yet fully understood. The goal of this paper was to assess circadian blood pressure variability (BPV) in elderly hypertensives, and to determine its relationship to cardiovascular risk factors. To achieve this goal, a(More)
We present the case of a 55-year-old male with mild hypertension and brief episodes of paroxysmal self-limiting atrial fibrillation (AF) since 2010. Despite a small cardioembolic risk score, CHA2DS2-Vasc=1 (Congestive heart failure, Hypertension, Age=75, Diabetes melitus, prior Stroke), the patient is effectively anticoagulated using acenocumarol. In(More)
In order to eliminate the first pass through the liver where the drug is deactivated, 80 mgs verapamil was given in sublingual way in a) 10 patients with supraventricular tachycardias where in 7 instances sinus rhythm was obtained after 15-30 minutes, b) in 18 patients with atrial fibrillation and in 5 with atrial flutter with rapid ventricular rate, where(More)